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.
Discovery Place Kids - Huntersville is closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday - Thursday||9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Friday - Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
Children younger than 1 FREE, Group Discounts available. Adults without children may visit by appointment only (photo ID required).
Military receive $2.00 off Museum admission (must show ID).
*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.
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 N.C. and S.C. 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 Education Studio provides customized professional development in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to educators across the region at our state-of-the-art facility in uptown Charlotte or delivered right to your school.
Discovery Place Kids is located in the heart of downtown Huntersville, NC.
Free parking is available in the Huntersville Town Center parking deck located behind the Museum. You can access the Parking Deck from Old Statesville or Gilead Rds.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|9:45 a.m.||Puppet Show: Sammy Squirrel’s Holiday Party||Town Center|
|10:45 a.m.||Science Show||Town Center|
|11:15 a.m.||The Science of Bubbles||Town Center|
|11:45 a.m.||Big Fun||Town Center|
|1:00 p.m.||Thanksgiving||Town Center|
|2:45 p.m.||Puppet Show: Sammy Squirrel’s Holiday Party||Town Center|
|2:45 p.m.||Science Show||Town Center|
|3:45 p.m.||Big Fun||Town Center|
|Nov 01||The Science of Bubbles|
|Nov 02||What Is Oobleck?|
|Nov 25||Ice Cream|
|Nov 29||Sensory Santa|
|Dec 01||Traditions from Around the World|
|Dec 02||A Huntersville Christmas|
|Dec 02||Kick Off the Giving Season|
|Dec 05||Christmas Trees|
|Dec 05||Toddler Time Tuesday|
|Dec 09||Holidays Around the World: Israel|
|Dec 14||Gingerbread Workshop|
|Dec 16||Holidays Around the World: Sweden|
|Dec 23||Holidays Around the World: Mexico|
|Dec 30||Holidays Around the World: Africa|
|Dec 31||New Year's at Noon|
|Feb 06||Toddler Time Tuesday|