We are OPEN!

WELCOME BACK FRIENDS! We are OPEN and ready for you to come see us.   New temporary hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm   Thank you for sticking with us and waiting so patiently for us to re-open. Please continue to be patient as we adjust to a new temporary normal. We… Read more about We are OPEN!

Meet Our Critters!

Welcome to DHDC’s Critter Corner! Here we will introduce you to some of our featured Critters. We will be adding new critters and videos weekly, so keep checking back for more! We have a full room of Critters, so be sure and visit these guys and gals in person once we reopen. Meet Agnus, our… Read more about Meet Our Critters!


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 continuing learning at home this summer, or just want to give your kids some fun learning experiences at home, keep an eye on this page, our YouTube… 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. Construction continues on our new Science Park and it won’t be long before you are making new discoveries in this brand new outdoor space! We invite you to WATCH US GROW! We will be posting updated… 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

4.30.20 UPDATE Friends, We hope that you and your families are safe and well. The safety and well-being of our guests and Staff are our highest priority. For that reason, the Don Harrington Discovery Center will remain closed to the public. We are working on logistics, protocols and programming so that when we do open,… Read more about CLOSED to the Public