The Discovery Place: Where Science Comes to Life Before Your Eyes
Trapped in the rain or sick of the scorching heat, but still looking for something to entertain the kiddos? Don’t worry, the Queen City has just the place to help you escape the puddles and roasting rays while keeping the young ones busy. The Discovery Place, located on North Tryon Street, is the epitome of how learning can be fun. This interactive museum aspires to be at the forefront of transforming the ways science, technology and nature are explored, and by bringing science to life through exhibitions, IMAX, live shows, and labs, they are doing just that. You can even sign your kids up to participate in classes, camps, and workshops specific to their interests.
Whether they want to master the structures of the earth, plants and soil, ecosystems or engineering, the Discovery Place offers a plethora of knowledge to the future generations of leaders. Geared toward providing exposure to STEM topics and supporting classroom curriculum needs, these classes incorporate inquiry-based learning with hands-on activities so that kids never stop wondering. The fun doesn’t stop there, though. Unique events are also hosted at the museum throughout the entirety of the year and children of all ages are encouraged to attend. An unforgettable, scholastic experience is handed to everyone as soon as they walk through the doors of the Discovery Place. From the bright colors to the array of noises and smells, all of your senses will be tingling with scientific goodness as you travel your way through all there is to offer. Gaining new knowledge is a guarantee, and having fun is absolutely promised.