Looking for fun and educational things to do in Charlotte with your group?
Open Today from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 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.
*Open December 26, January 16, February 20, April 10 and May 29 Closed Easter Sunday, September 5 - 8, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday - Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
As a benefit of your EBT card or WIC voucher, 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 The MetLife Foundation as a Sustaining Partner.
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.||Daily Planetarium Shows||Planetarium|
|11:00 a.m.||Puppet Show: Don't Make A Pet Out Of Me||Dragonfly Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Animal Feedings & Encounters||Great Hall|
|12:30 p.m.||Hard-Working Honey Bees||Naturalist Lab|
|1:00 p.m.||Daily Planetarium Shows||Planetarium|
|2:00 p.m.||Animal Feedings & Encounters||Great Hall|
|3:30 p.m.||Daily Planetarium Shows||Planetarium|
|Aug 16||Hard-Working Honey Bees|
|Aug 19||Census of the Senses|
|Aug 21||Solar Eclipse Tailgate Party|
|Aug 23||Hard-Working Honey Bees|
|Aug 26||Sensational Snakes|
|Aug 26||Guided Nature Walk|
|Aug 30||Sensational Snakes|
|Sep 02||Monthly Bird Walk|
|Sep 23||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Oct 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Astronomy|