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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

*Open December 26, January 16, February 20, April 10 and May 29 Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Monday Closed
Tuesday - 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.

Pricing Become a Member

  Adults Children (2+) Members
Museum $8 $8 FREE

Children younger than 2 FREE, Group Discounts available.
Military receive $2.00 off Museum admission (must show ID).
*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.

Getting Here Today’s Schedule

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.

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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