Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

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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  • Exploring the space or world of insects everything is exciting for parents and especially children
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  • Fun day trip! Well worth it. We will be back. The IMAX was fun and my son loved all the hands on activities.  more »
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  • Excellent place to take children of all ages! Many varied experiences including a large number that are interactive. There are also movies and a gift shop. All of which are both educational and highly entertaining. I recommend Discover Place Science for your own family and friends, or out-of-town guests.
  • I really liked this place although we got there too late to see everything. The areas we did get to see were very interesting and informative. The staff one the floor was great as well. I didn't realize until we got there that there are more than one Discovery Place museums in the area. I really want to go too the science museum. I will definitely come back here when I have more time and would highly recommend this place to anyone.

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