Events at Discovery Center 

SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure

From February 20th-May 8th DCS will have a special traveling exhibit. Find out what it's like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure recovered from thousands of feet deep.

Ticket Prices: Members $3, Non-Members $5 with general admission

Summer Camp Registration

Priority registration opens for Members on March 1. Registration opens to the public on March 14. Learn more about 2016 summer camps here.

Earth Day

Friday, April 22nd
10am and 2pm
Activities included with general admission.

Make it rain at DCS! Learn about the wonderful water cycle with hands on activities and story times.

Parent/Child Duo Shark Dissection

Saturday, April 30
$40 per duo for members/$45 per duo for nonmembers
Ages 7+

Take a deep breath and dive in with us as we explore the lives of this often misunderstood ocean creature. Parent/Child Duos will learn the basic anatomy, discuss shark conservation, learn the shark's place in the food web and more. Participants will be dissecting a dogfish shark.

Register here

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Saturday, April 30
See SHIPWRECK! before it sets sail to its next destination. Each person dressed like a pirate will receive $2.00 off general admission. We'll have pirate face painting from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm and prize giveaways! It is sure to be fun for buccaneers of all ages. SHIPWRECK!special exhibit admission is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers.

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 8th.

Mothers and Grandmothers receive FREE general admission to DCS.

Memorial Day

DCS will be OPEN on Monday, May 30th from 9am-5pm.

Exploratory Lab

April's lab theme is Earth Day Every Day
May's lab theme is Engineering

The Exploratory Lab is located on the 2nd floor of the east building in the Phenomena Gallery.