From cakes to snakes, Birthday Parties at Discovery Place Nature are wild by nature!
Open Today from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Discovery Place is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Our admission fees cover only a portion of the cost to provide high quality science education experiences to our community.
Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday - Friday||9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
As a benefit of your EBT or WIC card, you can visit any Discovery Place museum as often as you'd like for only $1 per person. Just show your benefits card at Admissions to receive the discount for up to six family members and begin your day of discovery.
Welcome program benefits are for NC and SC residents only and may not be used for school or group visits. ID is required.
Discovery Place is participating in Museums for All, a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children's Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences. The Welcome program is supported by Brighthouse Financial.
Featuring live animals and plant life native to the Carolinas, Discovery Place Nature encourages students to develop a sense of wonder and appreciation of the natural world.
Discovery Place strives to make its exhibits and facilities accessible to all visitors. We provide services for visitors who have visual, hearing and/or mobility impairments. For more information about accessibility or to make advanced reservations for services, please contact our Accessibility Coordinator by phone at 704.348.1976 or email at email@example.com.
|10:00 a.m.||Larry Cat in Space||Planetarium|
|11:00 a.m.||Story Time||Dragonfly Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Puppet Show: Growing Up Wild||Dragonfly Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Beekeeper Q&A||Naturalist Lab|
|1:00 p.m.||Seasonal Stargazing||Planetarium|
|2:00 p.m.||Live Animal Encounter||N/A|
|3:00 p.m.||Seasonal Stargazing||Planetarium|
|May 25||Salamander Walk|
|May 29||Silly Salamanders|
|Jun 01||DIY Seed Balls|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Jun 01||Monthly Bird Walk|
|Jun 08||Rolling in the Mud|
|Jun 15||Barnyard Bash (Members Only)|
|Jun 15||Farm Day|
|Jun 19||Foraging in the Forest|
|Jun 22||Guided Nature Walk|
|Jun 26||Entwined in Vines|
|Jun 29||Seek Shelter|
|Sep 14||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Nov 09||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|