Sounds of Shapes

COMING SOON! Open May 11- December 18 Discover the properties of sound and vibration. What do sounds feel like? What is the difference between the meow of a kitten and the roar of a lion? How does the mass of an object affect the way it vibrates or the sounds that it makes? Find out… Read more about Sounds of Shapes

Summer is almost here!

Got summer on the brain already? You should, because there are only 10 weeks left until school gets out! Whether your kids want to get out of the house, or need a safe and fun place for them to go while you work this summer, we’ve got you covered. DHDC Summer Camps are a perfect… Read more about Summer is almost here!

Sun, Earth, Universe

We are excited to be one of the institutions across the country awarded a copy of the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibit. This engaging, hands-on interactive exhibit is filled with dazzling imagery, and will connect you with current NASA science research and launch you on a journey to explore the universe! The Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition… Read more about Sun, Earth, Universe

Planetary Landscapes

Planetary Landscapes examines landforms and the changes they undergo over time. Hands-on exhibits and colorful graphics allow visitors to explore common landforms and the forces that create change to the Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, continental rifts, wind, water and ice. Visitorsts can also investigate the similarities and differences between landforms on Earth and those… Read more about Planetary Landscapes

WHY Join?

Have you thought about joining almost 2,000 other families by becoming a DHDC member? NOW is a great time to do so! In case you didn’t already know, our members are awarded special benefits that make the cost of a membership totally worth it. Many of those benefits actually PAY for the membership itself. Let… Read more about WHY Join?

Battle of the Titans

NOW OPEN!Open January 26- May 19In the near corner stands Triceratops. In the far corner, Tyrannosaurus Rex locks his eyes on his opponent.And the winner is?! Visit DHDC to find out how this match likely went down. Just as in a boxing match, the exhibit provides a detailed comparison of each dino and shows the… Read more about Battle of the Titans

Seeing

26 minutes Join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a journey exploring the life of a photon. Start from its creation in the belly of a star, travel across the galaxy and go all the way into the eye of a young stargazing girl. You will learn the structures of the eye and its functions, while taking… Read more about Seeing

Expedition Reef

Grades 3-12 26 minutes Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this all-digital planetarium show exploring some of our planet’s most biodiverse—and critically threatened—ecosystems. Dive into the heart of the Academy’s iconic Philippine coral reef tank as thousands of tropical fish flutter by. Travel the globe to explore coral reefs… Read more about Expedition Reef

Out There

30 minutes The Quest for Extra-solar Worlds will transport viewers from this world to entirely new and foreign ones. ‘Out There’ features the primitive science fiction of early civilizations, to the future space missions that will observe the Universe in greater-than-ever detail and travel to the surfaces and oceans of moons in our Solar System.  A… Read more about Out There

Flight Adventures

30 minutes Flight Adventures introduces children and families to the science, technology, and history of flight. The show features NASA’s research and the advancements that have made space travel possible, along with the important role that models have played in flight development. NASA resources include images and experts. Take a Flight Adventure and discover the… Read more about Flight Adventures

Expedition Reef

Showing daily at 3:00 pm 35 minutes Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this all-digital planetarium show exploring some of our planet’s most biodiverse—and critically threatened—ecosystems. Dive into the heart of the Academy’s iconic Philippine coral reef tank as thousands of tropical fish flutter by. Travel the globe to… Read more about Expedition Reef

Seeing

Showing daily at 2:00 pm 26 minutes Join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a journey exploring the life of a photon. Start from its creation in the belly of a star, travel across the galaxy and go all the way into the eye of a young stargazing girl. You will learn the structures of the eye… Read more about Seeing