Showing Daily at 3:00 pm 25 minutes Unleashing the imaginations of people of all ages, the Fantasy Light Show takes guests on the ride of a lifetime! Through computer-generated imagery, viewers will enjoy a roller coaster ride, travel on an infinity loop and journey through virtual worlds full of vibrant color and movement. Set to a fun,… Read more about Fantasy Light Show
Showing Daily at 2:00 pm 40 minutes Become immersed in a miniature world where a leaf weighs as much as a car, a single raindrop can quench the largest thirst and a blade of grass soars like a skyscraper. Bugs! gives its audience an up-close view of the extraordinary world of insects and introduces a lively cast… Read more about Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure
Showing Daily at 1:00 pm 30 minutes What’s so important about a telescope? Galileo’s telescopic observations began a revolution, transforming our views of the cosmos and our place within. In Two Small Pieces of Glass students are introduced to the telescope and learn about the amazing discoveries made by Galileo and others through telescopic observations.… Read more about Two Small Pieces of Glass
Are you ready for your kids to be home for a whole week? Spring Break doesn’t have to be stressful or boring. We have a way to help you with that by offering different themed activities each day during Spring Break to keep the whole family entertained! Spring Break Spectacular: Sounds of the Community- March… Read more about Spring Break Spectacular is Here!
Showing Tuesday-Saturday at 12 Noon. 30 minutes Based on the popular documentary series on Animal Planet, The Future is Wild explores how the Earth might change in the coming years and speculates how modern-day animals may have to adapt to new environments of the distant future. A team of over 100 animators and scholars transformed… Read more about The Future is Wild
Showing Tuesday-Saturday at 11:00 am 30 minutes Embark on an amazing expedition as students join two children who build a rocket out of a refrigerator box and take a fantastic journey through the Solar System alongside their ship’s navigator, a talking astronomy book. Viewers will explore the planets of the solar system in this animated… Read more about Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket
Just 60 days of school until SUMMER and you should start making plans for the kids to stay sharp and learning before the next school year begins! The Discovery Center Summer Camps gives kids a perfect mix of learning and fun! Which is why the DHDC has been voted *BEST DAY CAMP* for 5 years… Read more about Summer Camps!
Welcome to the redesigned DHDC website! While we loved the look and feel of the last one, sometimes change is inevitable and necessary to continue offering YOU great communication. So go ahead and poke around the new site. Find your favorite topics and learn something new. And if you have any trouble at all finding… Read more about Change is Good!
Need to play some more? The Medi Park playground and splash pad are right next door!
Adjacent to the Discovery Center, Medi Park is a waterside park offering a children’s playground, splash pad, ducks and picnic tables.
**The Discovery Center will be hosting an event celebrating the 50 year column opening in September of 2018. Please check our events page for details and updates on this celebration. The Helium Centennial Time Columns Monument was erected in Amarillo, Texas during 1968 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of helium. Amarillo was selected for… Read more about The Helium Monument
Native flora are showcased over four acres of seasonal gardens, with an indoor tropical conservatory.