Looking for fun and educational things to do in Charlotte with your group?
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. - 8:00 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 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.
|9:30 a.m.||One World, One Sky||Planetarium|
|11:00 a.m.||Puppet Show: Don't Make a Pet Out of Me||Dragonfly Theatre|
|12:30 p.m.||A Rock’s Journey||Sunspot|
|1:00 p.m.||Daily Planetarium Shows||Planetarium|
|2:00 p.m.||Live Animal Encounter||Dragonfly Theatre|
|3:30 p.m.||Daily Planetarium Shows||Planetarium|
|Apr 25||A Rock’s Journey|
|Apr 28||International Astronomy Day|
|Apr 28||Guided Nature Walk|
|May 02||Bat Sense|
|May 04||Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend|
|May 05||Monthly Bird Walk|
|May 09||The Eyes Have It|
|May 12||Merit Badge Workshop: Mammal Study|
|May 16||Fantastic Fireflies|
|May 19||Slippery Salamanders & Fantastic Frogs|
|May 23||Who's There|
|Jun 09||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Aug 11||Merit Badge Workshop: Insect Study|
|Aug 25||Merit Badge Workshop: Reptile & Amphibian Study|
|Sep 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Bird Study|
|Oct 13||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|