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From Here to There

Coming to DHDC January 2021 Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air. Ride a hovercraft at to experience air pressure, launch rockets to explore propulsion, and float a boat to experiment with air flow. Lift, launch and levitate your way through hands-on exhibits that make learning about gravity, friction, and… Read more about From Here to There

November Happenings

All of our Events are published on our Events Page, but here is a snapshot of everything happening in November! Click on each image for the details.

Giant Ant Crawler

Did you know an Ant can lift 20 times its own body weight? Also, Ants don’t have lungs! Oxygen enters and carbon dioxide leaves through tiny holes all over their body. Learn this and more about these picnic scavengers and become the Ant in this giant Ant farm! You’ll crawl your way through this maze… Read more about Giant Ant Crawler

From Earth to Universe

30 Minutes The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the… Read more about From Earth to Universe

Bounce

From a giant tennis ball launcher to a table top parabola, Bounce reveals how much there is to learn from a simple sphere. The exhibit features 35 hands-on learning stations which rotate on and off the exhibit floor providing visitors with new learning opportunities during every visit. A favorite with scientists of all ages, Bounce allows visitors to discover concepts of… Read more about Bounce

Outdoor Science Park is OPEN!

YOU can help the DHDC continue to bring new exciting exhibits to our community. And we could use your help more then ever since we are currently closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our area. How can you make a direct impact? Give a donation or purchase an annual membership.

Planning a Visit Soon? Purchase Admission and See Safety Protocols

WELCOME! Purchase online admission here.   Now OPEN Mondays for the holiday season. This means more time and more space for you and your family to safely make new discoveries! . Monday – Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Sunday Noon – 4:30 pm . Open Mondays through December 28th Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day . —… Read more about Planning a Visit Soon? Purchase Admission and See Safety Protocols

Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket

Showing Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 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… Read more about Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket

Let It Snow!

Showing Monday through Sunday at 1:00pm. Celebrate the season with a special holiday feature in our Space Theater. “Let it Snow” features a variety of festive classic songs and music from the likes of Frank Sinatra,  Chuck Berry by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic holiday animation, laser imagery, special… Read more about Let It Snow!

Saturn the Ring World

Showing Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 3:00 pm. 22 Minutes Saturn is the true “Lord of the Rings”. After nearly seven years in transit, the two-story Cassini-Huygens spacecraft began orbiting Saturn on July 1, 2004. Cassini continues to explore Saturn and its moons during its extended mission, while the Huygens probe had landed on the… Read more about Saturn the Ring World

Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground is designed to inspire children-directed learning. Giant blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes, oversized cogs, wheels, spools and tubes stimulate creativity in children of all ages and inspire them to invent their own ways to play. Kids work together to create original structures and make up their own stories, rules and games.… Read more about Imagination Playground

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