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Located on the southeast side of DHDC’s front entrance, this  outdoor science park features a fossil dig pit, hands-on learning, and engineering marvels. The Outdoor Science Park includes a gazing ball, whisper dishes, chair lift and the tennis ball launcher, a Kundu Drum, Grandioso Chimes, Kettle Drum, 2 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs and many other pieces. This outdoor exploration space adds a dynamic space for school groups and families, filled with ample seating for a picnic lunch or snacks during your visit to DHDC. Park hours are the same as normal DHDC  visitation hours, with the exception of inclement weather. Discovery Center regular admission includes access to the Outdoor Science Park. The grand opening of the new Outdoor Science Park is scheduled for September of 2020. Funding for DHDC’s Outdoor Science Park is provided by ASCO, Xcel Energy, and the Future’s Bright Donors.