Amazing Bodies takes visitors on a journey through the anatomy of the human body and examines how body systems function both independently and in relationship with each other. Through interactive learning stations visitors will explore concepts of learned vs. inherited traits in humans and animals, the role DNA plays in heredity, and life cycles.
Showing Monday- Sunday at 1:00 pm 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° visuals… Read more about Mayan Archaeoastronomy
Showing Monday- Sunday at 2:00 pm 40 Minutes Get up close and personal to nature’s most powerful and extreme forces. Cameras capture erupting volcanoes, devastating earthquakes, and powerful storms as a team of scientists travel the world in an attempt to figure out what causes these dangerous, yet undeniably thrilling natural occurrences. Putting their lives… Read more about Forces of Nature
Showing Monday- Saturday at Noon 27 minutes Join Noreen Neuron, host of the “Personal Universe” game show, as she leads us through a competition to decide which body system is the best and brightest. Will it be Scabby (the immune system), Boogie (the respiratory system), or Flatus (the digestive system)? Laugh and learn as these… Read more about Grossology & You
NEW! Now Open 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… Read more about Sounds of Shapes
Summer is almost here! Are you ready? 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 mix of learning and fun for children ages 3 through entering 6th.… Read more about Summer is almost here!
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
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?
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
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
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
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