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Santa’s Coming to Town

Santa's Coming to Town! In addition to the wonders and magic of the everyday discovery experiences, enjoy special programming included with your regular admission. Holiday themed activities, demos, and a visit from an EXTRA special guest. HOHOHO We do expect a very large crowd during the special programming time frame. If you would like to… Read more about Santa’s Coming to Town

Closed 24-26

DHDC will be closed from December 24-26 to allow our staff special time with their families. Wildcat Bluff Visitor's Center will also be closed during this time but trails will remain open from sun up to sun down. Please remember to place admission fees in the cash slot near the door to the Visitor's Center.

Ring in the New Year at DHDC!

No need to stay up late to celebrate - join us for a DHDC-style celebration to ring in the new year! Beginning at 10:45 am, we will celebrate with a science demonstration and activities every two hours so you can give a big cheer for the new year! *the demo and activities are the same… Read more about Ring in the New Year at DHDC!

Hiking Into the New Year

Join the Texas Master Naturalists on the perfect way to end the holiday season with a hike! Hiking Into the New Year will be a fun, light-hearted hike for the entire family! Please dress weather appropriate and bring a water bottle. The hike is included with membership, DHDC's Wildcat Add-on membership, and general admission.

Coffee and Cuties

Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives caregivers the opportunity to sit back and relax! Your child will participate in storytime that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our amazing team members. IN-PERSON Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center for… Read more about Coffee and Cuties

Wildlife Weekend at DHDC

Learn all about man's best friend at this month's Wildlife Weekend, where our theme is Dogs 101: a class teaching the basics of dog ownership and training! This special programming will feature our staff member and their dog to demonstrate how you can use the same tips, tricks, and tools to train your dogs at… Read more about Wildlife Weekend at DHDC

Best Week EVER!

With STAAR testing and end-of-school-year fatigue, get out of the classroom and have some education-filled fun! Join us for "The Best Week Ever," where we will pull out all of our most mind-blowing demos and activities. Keep students engaged and active during a full week of testing! Rotation schedules include a planned lunchtime (lunches not… Read more about Best Week EVER!

Discover for a Dollar @ DHDC

Discover family, fun, and science for just $1 per person! Enjoy an evening at the Discovery Center complete with Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations, exhibits, and critter encounters. Admission is only $1 per person and is included with membership & Family Discovery Memberships.

Discover for A Dollar @ Wildcat Bluff

Explore Wildcat Bluff Nature Center for $1/person from sun up to sun down! *Admission is unlimited for WBNC members & DHDC members with the WBNC add-on*