Visitors: 155,775 in 2016

DHDC Events

Summer 2017 Exhibit

Come PLAY and learn the many concepts of physics with GIANT versions of popular games. Your heart will be pumping and your brain will be tingling in this one-of-a-kind BRAND NEW exhibit, made and produced by our own Exhibits team at the Discovery Center. What can you learn by playing Jenga, Kerplunk, Soccer Billiards, Lite Brite, Chess and Checkers? Come find out with Physics @ Play opening May 20th!

Sept. 18-22- Dark Week

September 18-22

Pardon our dust, but change we must! The Don Harrington Discovery Center will be closed to the public September 18th-22nd (M-Fri) for Dark Week. The DHDC staff uses this week to perform needed building maintenance and to install new exhibits. We are committed to offering YOU new discoveries every visit, so please bear with us as we continue to change and keep YOUR DHDC new and fresh! We will re-open on Saturday September 23rd during regular business hours.

Travel Adventure- Fall 2017 Traveling Exhibit

Open September 30th- January 7th

You can go anywhere over land, sea, and air by creating extraordinary vehicles to take you where you want to go! To go on a travel adventure to exotic locations, you need to think creatively, plan, and build vehicles to move through all types of terrain, including mountains, oceans, jungles, deserts and more! Where will you go? What will you build? How will you get there?

Monster Bash

October 27 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Come and experience a safe place to trick or treat while experimenting with spine-chilling science!

Admission: Children 12 and under are $5 each, Chaperones are FREE.

Join us for a family-friendly, spook-tastic evening!