Directions to Discovery Center

438 E. St. Louis St. Springfield, MO 65806. | 417-862-9910.

Parking

  • Discovery Center parking lot is located on the east side of the building near the main entrance; parking is free if you are visiting a Discovery Center event
  • Street parking on both St. Louis Street and McDaniel Street is available and free
  • Please do not park on the west side parking lot during the week; this is a Missouri State University parking and DCS will not be responsible if you receive a parking ticket

Directions

From the Northwest of Springfield, Missouri 

  1. Take I-44 and exit at Kansas Expressway (Hwy. 13). 
  2. Go south to Chestnut Expressway and turn east (left). 
  3. Turn south (right) on Benton Street to St. Louis Street. 
  4. Turn west (right) on St. Louis Street. 
  5. Go one-half block to the Discovery Center parking lot on the left.

From the Northeast of Springfield, Missouri 

  1. Take I-44 and exit at Glenstone Avenue (Exit 80). 
  2. Go south to Chestnut Expressway and turn west (right). 
  3. Turn south (left) on Benton Street to St. Louis Street. 
  4. Turn west (right) on St. Louis Street. 
  5. Go half of one block to the Discovery Center parking lot on the left.

From the East of Springfield, Missouri 

  1. Take Highway 65 and exit at Chestnut Expressway. 
  2. Go west on Chestnut Expressway and then turn south (left) on Benton Street to St. Louis Street. 
  3. Turn west (right) on St. Louis Street. 
  4. Go half of one block to the Discovery Center parking lot on the left.

From the South of Springfield, Missouri 

  1. Go north on Glenstone Avenue, National Avenue, or Kimbrough Avenue. 
  2. Turn west (left) on St. Louis Street. 
  3. Look for the Discovery Center on the left after you cross Kimbrough Street.