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Masks are required for all guests age 2 and above.
Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Timed entry is required. Stay as long as you like. Re-entry is allowed until 3:30pm with a wristband.
The Museum opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m.
Members enjoy free admission and exclusive access to first entry window each day. Not a Member? Join Today
Snacks are allowed in designated areas.
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|Children under 2||Free|
Whether your group is from the area or visiting for the first time, Discovery Place Nature provides an opportunity to get close to local wildlife and learn about the environment in a hands-on, family-friendly setting.
If you are looking for both indoor and outdoor things to do in Charlotte, Discovery Place Nature is perfect for children and families, as well as schools, camps, scout troops, family reunions and more. Groups of 15 or more receive discounts off general admission pricing.
|Groups of 15 or more||$6 per person|
*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. Children younger than 2 are FREE.
Visit with a group of 15 or more and receive special benefits:
When is payment due for our group outing?
Payment in full is due 3 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date
What if I need to cancel my trip?
Cancellation notice of three weeks is required for a full refund. Cancellations with less than three weeks’ notice are non-refundable but may be rescheduled for a visit within a 12-month period. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days prior to the program or visit to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit, and no refunds will be issued for amounts of $10.00 or less.
What is the minimum number of tickets required for a group purchase?
In order to receive the group discount, you must purchase a minimum of 15 tickets.
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.