Science Park NOW OPEN!

6.25 Update: Moving right along! Here’s another progress video from Captain Kyle. 6.18 Update: Watch the video update by Captain Kyle! 5.6 Update: The Entrance Wall to the Science Park went in this week- looking better every day! 4.27 Update: NAME THAT DINO CONTEST is underway! This contest has concluded. The names that received the… Read more about Science Park NOW OPEN!

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 Purchase online admission here.   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… 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 and talk about their habitats and lifestyles. We have a full room of Critters, so be sure and visit these guys and gals in person – we are open! Critter Corner Update – COVID-19 affects our critters too! Meet… 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

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