A limited number of scholarships are available
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Discovery Place Kids offers field trip opportunities for groups of children from Pre K through Grade 5. Programs are designed to enhance classroom education and provides students the opportunity to develop fine and large motor skills, expand their imaginations and improve social skills.
|Museum + Class||$11||FREE||$5*|
Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. *Due to space limitations, extra chaperones will not be able to attend class programs.
One adult chaperones required for every 5 students and admitted free. Additional chaperones will be charged $5 per person.
Take curiosity to a whole new level with a private class taught by an experienced Museum educator.
What would you like to be when you grow up?
Learn the science behind the three states of matter
Learn about the physical properties of Earth’s materials
Join a rotation revolution powerful enough to alter your world
Through active storytelling, mapmaking and other station-based activities, Goldilocks and the Three Bears comes to life
Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion through a variety of hands-on activities
Travel the world and explore “play” in different cultures
Explore the structure and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems of the human body
Learn how forces such as air, magnets and gravity affect the motion of objects
Learn about nutritious choices as we explore the new MyPlate program
Learn about the science of sound while investigating the high and low pitch of vibrations
Spark all of your senses as you tantalize your taste buds and trick your eyes
Delve into the human body and discover the many systems that keep you moving
Indoor dining facilities are available for groups to eat bag lunches at Hitchcock Place, across the street from the Museum. To reserve lunch space at Hitchcock Place, please call 910.997.5266 x300. Picnic facilities are available at nearby Hinson Lake Park, 152 Hinson Lake Road, Rockingham. To reserve picnic space, please call 910.895.6810.
Registration and Payments
Click here to fill out our Reservation Request Form and a Museum representative will contact you.
Register by phone 800.935.0553 or 910.997.5266 x300 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Payment is required 3 weeks prior to program or visit date.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA are accepted. A check with your PO number written in the memo section is also accepted.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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.
Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Museum as available. Ample additional parking is available within 2 blocks of the Museum.
One adult chaperone required for every 5 students and admitted to the Museum for free. Additional chaperones will be charged $5 per person.
Due to space limitations, extra chaperones may not be able to attend class programs.
Directions for Buses
Bus entrance and parking is accessible via Hancock St. Bus unloading zone is located on Lawrence St.
Located in uptown Charlotte, Discovery Place Education Studio provides customized professional development in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to educators across the region.