An immersive exhibit experience highlighting the music, food, traditions, and agricultural contributions of the Karen (Kah-Ren) people. More details coming soon!
THE DISCOVERY CENTER AND WILDCAT BLUFF ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE BLUE STAR INITIATIVE The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Wildcat Bluff announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue… Read more about FREE ADMISSION to veterans and currently-serving military personnel and their families.
Free admission for Family Discovery! If your campus is enrolled in our family discovery membership program, every student and their immediate family get free admission to DHDC/WBNC through august 2022.… Read more about Family Discovery Memberships
Discover what lies beneath. May 27 – September 18 Have you ever seen a mammoth tooth up close? What does the Ice Age smell like? Step into the shoes of… Read more about Under The Arctic: Digging into Permafrost
Hello All! March is coming to an end, and April is springing up before our eyes! If you haven’t already checked it out, we opened registration for Summer Camp last… Read more about April Newsletter 2022!
Discover the World Outside! In 2021 DHDC welcomed Wildcat Bluff into the Discovery Center family! This has allowed us to increase programs, access, and exploration of hands-on and education-based learning… Read more about New Wildcat Bluff Membership Add-On
The Discovery Center teamed up with IF/THEN, an organization that empowers current STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) innovators to inspire the next generation of pioneers, to diffuse gender disparities… Read more about Don Harrington Discovery Center adds new Women in STEM Exhibit
Dear Discovery Center Community, As a collective, we feel the weight of the new rise in Covid cases. With schools making necessary adjustments, hospitals working to staff and care for… Read more about DHDC Program Updates and FREE three-month Membership Add-on!
Together, we will construct Discover Through Time, a permanent exhibit that will invite visitors on a historic journey through the region’s ecological biomes. Full-sensory environments will simulate the biome’s climate,… Read more about Discover Through Time Biomes Exhibit
For Thanksgiving 2021, we have decided to “Give Where We Live” and offer free admission to DHDC & WCB. If you would like to “Give where you live,” too, please… Read more about FREE Admission At DHDC & Wildcat Bluff
What does Full Sensory mean? Picking things up and feeling their texture is what people often associate with sensory experiences, but it’s about much more than touch! Sensory learning includes… Read more about DHDC’s New 2022 Exhibit Will be FULL-SENSORY!