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    Discovery Place Science

    301 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202

    Phone: 704-372-6261

    Official Website

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    One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place Science provides ever-changing, entertaining exhibits that foster experiences in areas ranging from physics, engineering and chemistry to life science and marine biology. More than a half-million people from all over the United States visit Discovery Place Science and its IMAX Dome Theatre each year.
     
    Discovery Place Science is part of a network of...

    One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place Science provides ever-changing, entertaining exhibits that foster experiences in areas ranging from physics, engineering and chemistry to life science and marine biology. More than a half-million people from all over the United States visit Discovery Place Science and its IMAX Dome Theatre each year.
     
    Discovery Place Science is part of a network of Museums that includes Discovery Place Nature near Freedom Park and Discovery Place Kids, with locations in Huntersville and Rockingham.
     



    Full map and directions


    Hours:

    Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm 
    Saturday: 10am-6pm
    Sunday: Noon - 5pm


    Parking Information:

    From I-77 heading South (coming from Huntersville, Hickory): Take Exit 11, Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). Turn right onto Church Street. At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street.

    From I-77 heading North (coming from Pineville, Rock Hill, Columbia): Take Exit 10, Trade Street. Turn left onto College Street. Turn left onto 6th Street.

    From I-85 heading South (coming from Salisbury, Raleigh, Winston-Salem): Take Exit 38, I-77 South. Take Exit 11, Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). Turn right onto Church Street. At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street.

    From I-85 heading North (coming from Gastonia, Spartanburg, Greenville): Take Exit 36, Brookshire Blvd. Turn right, heading East on Brookshire Blvd. Brookshire Blvd. will become Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street

    The Discovery Place parking deck is located directly behind the museum at the corner of Church and Sixth Streets in downtown Charlotte. Enter the deck off of Sixth Street, grab a ticket from the automatic attendant and bring your ticket into Discovery Place for validation at one of the two admission decks.


    Accessibility Information:

    Wheelchair accessibility, assisted listening and information


    There is no accessibility service information available at this time.


    Upcoming Events

    Cool Stuff!

    November 27, 2009 - Ongoing

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    KidScience

    February 13, 2010 - Ongoing

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    Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

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    November 19, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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    Mysteries of China in IMAX

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    A Year of China

    January 20 - April 24, 2017

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    Dissection Series: Pigs

    April 29, 2017

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    Amazon Adventure

    May 1, 2017 - February 16, 2018

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    Dissection Series: Pigeons

    May 20, 2017

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