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May 2019

Museum Day

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

To celebrate National Tourism Week, area museums have come together to give your family an amazing day out! Museum Day 2019 will be held on May 11th throughout the area. Offers include: • Amarillo Museum of Art: Free "King of the Road" Trucks of John Himmelfarb poster; Admission is always free • American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Buy one get one free ticket • Don Harrington Discovery Center: $5.00 Admission • Goodnight Historical Center: 1/2 off regular…

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Mother’s Day

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Show mom just how much you love her, with a day of science and exploration! We'll let her in FREE and give you all the credit.

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Last Day- Battle of the Titans Exhibit

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This will be the LAST day to enjoy the Spring 2019 exhibit, Battle of the Titans before we send it on it's way and make room for something NEW!

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June 2019

2019 Summer Camps

June 3 - July 26

The Discovery Center Summer Camps gives kids a perfect mix of learning and fun! Which is why the DHDC has been voted *BEST DAY CAMP* for 5 years in a row. The learning opportunities are rich with updated, science-based curriculum and qualified teachers. Plus each camp is jam-packed with hands-on science activities and experiments, crafts, discovery and FUN!! Each week has a different theme for each age group. Summer Camps are offered for ages 3 through entering 6th grade. Click…

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Coffee & Cuties

June 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, April 5th at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. Theme: Superhero Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over…

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Camp Iwanna

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

***EVENT CANCELLED*** We regret to inform you that we have had to cancel our fundraising event scheduled for this Friday. Over the weekend we experienced a busted pipe in our East Wing and then the heavy rain came and flooded our basements.  This is certainly a hard and disappointing decision for us to make, but we have clean up and recovery taking priority right now. We want to thank those that pre-purchased tickets and shared our event. We also thank…

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Father’s Day

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dads are SUPER. So treat Dad to a super fun day filled with SCIENCE! Dads admitted FREE on Father's Day!

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July 2019

EXPLODE!

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Pre-purchase your Explode! admission HERE! - Online sales have ended. Purchase your admission beginning at 6:00 pm at the front entrance. (Online sales end July 2nd at 1:00 pm. Admission is available at the door.) Launch your family's Independence Day week with a bang! Join us as we explore the science of combustion at this family-friendly Independence Day event. We'll celebrate the USA with combustions and explosions every half-hour (first demo at 6:30), and patriotic crafts and activities for all…

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Coffee & Cuties

July 5 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, July 5th at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. Theme: Rainbow Exploration - Learn about all the colors of the rainbow by making rainbows to take…

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Discover ALL Night

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - July 20 @ 7:00 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States
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REGISTER HERE! - Online sales are now closed. Please call 355.9547 to register before 4:30 Friday. We're taking night at the museum to a whole new level! If you've ever wanted to spend the night at the Discovery Center, Discover All Night is your chance! This family sleepover experience allows you camping excitement among our exhibits...without the bugs! Discover All Night will offer plenty of time exploring our exhibits. We'll also edu-tain the whole family with live science demos and activities. A…

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August 2019

Coffee & Cuties

August 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, August 2nd at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. Theme: Fairytale Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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Wizarding School

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Calling all Muggles! Join us as we turn DHDC into a school for witches and wizards!  We will explore this magical world and learn the science behind it! When you arrive, join the sorting ceremony to determine which house you belong to. Then, check out our special live science demonstration: The Science of Magic (at 11:00, 1:00 or 3:00) and stop by Ollivander's Wand Shop to make your own magical wand. Make sure you attend our wizarding classes, including: Care…

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