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February Activities

All of our Events are published on our Events Page, but here is a snapshot of everything happening in February! Click on each image for the details. Plus, save these future dates!  

New Year, New Exhibit

We will welcome 2021 with open arms by bringing you a brand new exhibit! Beginning January 15th, you’ll really be going places. Come to DHDC and be moved by this brand new exhibit, From Here to There. Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air. Ride a hovercraft at to experience… Read more about New Year, New Exhibit

From Here to There

NOW OPEN! 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 the laws of… Read more about From Here to There

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

Planning a Visit Soon? Purchase Admission and See Safety Protocols

WELCOME! Purchase online admission here.   Now OPEN regular business hours. This means more time and more space for you and your family to safely make new discoveries! . Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Sunday Noon – 4:30 pm . . — UPDATED FACE MASK POLICY— Effective 11/19/20 All guests must wear a face mask… Read more about Planning a Visit Soon? Purchase Admission and See Safety Protocols

Mayan Archaeoastronomy

Showing Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 3:00pm 20 Minutes A unique planetarium show intertwining science and mythology, transporting the viewer on a poetic journey describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the Universe. The feast of colours and sounds makes for an artistic interpretation of the Universe that will not easily be forgotten. Stunning 360°… Read more about Mayan Archaeoastronomy

Sunstruck

Showing Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at :00 pm. 20 Minutes Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the Sun. Discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away. Watch the Trailer

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

Amazing Butterflies

Open February 1- May 11, during Spring semester only. Embark on a challenging journey teeming with friends and foes revealing the unusual relationship between caterpillars, butterflies and their natural surroundings. Enter the interactive maze through the huge monarch caterpillar tunnel.Adventure through the leaves, learn how to move like a caterpillar, discover an ant that reaps… Read more about Amazing Butterflies