Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

4.5
#2 of 33 in Childrens Museums in North Carolina
Science Museum · Children’s Museum
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At Discovery Place Science, explore nature and society through scientific experiments, interactive exhibits, 3-D movies, and games. You'll have the opportunity to walk through a garden filled with free-flying butterflies and watch scientific shows about fire and ice. Look for aliens and mechanical dinosaurs or cross a swinging bridge overlooking a rainforest filled with tropical creatures. View 15 tanks filled with marine animals and take a guided tour to learn about them. You'll be immersed in the shows at the largest IMAX Dome Theatre in the Carolinas. Seek out the interactive programs that stimulate the imagination and the senses--they are organized daily. To visit Discovery Place Science and other attractions in Charlotte, use our Charlotte trip planner.
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  • IDEAL hands-on learning experience for both parents and kids. My husband and i brought our four-month-old to Discovery place this week (ok we enjoyed the science more than she did) and spent four... 
    IDEAL hands-on learning experience for both parents and kids. My husband and i brought our four-month-old to Discovery place this week (ok we enjoyed the science more than she did) and spent four...  more »
  • A good place to spend some time exploring and having fun. The kids really enjoyed it and parents can have fun with them if they like. 
    A good place to spend some time exploring and having fun. The kids really enjoyed it and parents can have fun with them if they like.  more »
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  • Our family visited this location back in April. It was a friend of ours idea as it was her toddlers birthday weekend and this is where she wanted to go. I have an 11 and 12 year old who also enjoyed it very much. The reptiles were very cool. There was a room where you were able to put tons of things under a microscope and even the adults enjoyed that room. It's a really cute place and we all enjoyed our time.
  • We loved this place! There were many interesting hands on exhibits to make science fund and exciting for kids. My 3 1/2 year old son really enjoyed it. You have to buy your tickets in advance. You can get. 10% discount if you sign up for their News letter. Follow the directions for parking validation or else you’d pay $22.

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