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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.

Museum Hours

Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. The Museum closes at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Monday - Sunday Closed

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  Adults Children Children under 2 Members
Museum $8 $8 Free FREE

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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.

Getting Here

Discovery Place Nature is located in the heart of Charlotte adjacent to Freedom Park.

Parking at the Museum is free. Limited parking for larger vehicles is available on-site. Additional parking is available at Freedom Park.

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