Welcome to our new video series: ‘Discover At Home’! Our team at DHDC is here for you and your kids in this time of social distancing. Whether you’re starting homeschooling while our schools are closed, or just want to give your kids some fun learning experiences at home, keep an eye on this page, our… Read more about Discover-At-Home

Watch Us GROW!

The Don Harrington Discovery Center is excited to announce an extension to the museum that will be opening soon. The Groundbreaking on the new Outdoor Science Park is on hold until we can reopen, but construction has begun and will continue. We invite you to WATCH US GROW! We will be posting updated photos as… Read more about Watch Us GROW!

Godzilla’s New Home

Check out Zilla’s new home! Everyone’s favorite lizard (A Bearded Dragon) just got an upgrade to a bioactive terrarium. What is that you ask? A bioactive terrarium (or vivarium) is a tank that includes live plants, as well as cultures of microorganisms called isopods (such as rollie pollies) that consume and break down the waste… Read more about Godzilla’s New Home

CLOSED to the Public

3.24.20 UPDATE We need YOUR help today! COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on children’s museums across the country, including the Discovery Center. The DHDC has served the Texas Panhandle for over 40 years and on average serves over 130,000 children, families, and educators each year. With our doors temporarily closed, it is increasingly difficult… Read more about CLOSED to the Public