Discovery Place Science in Uptown Charlotte is the leading hub for science learning in the Carolinas—dedicated to the exchange of ideas, scientific exploration and creative expression to stimulate innovative problem-solving and learning. The Museum brings relevant, contemporary science to life through groundbreaking exhibitions, interactive educational programming and hands-on activities. Discovery Place Science also is home to the Accenture IMAX Dome Theatre, the largest IMAX screen in the Carolinas.

Discovery Place is not just for kids! From conversations about science topics, to pop culture events, to hands-on science nights, the Museum hosts special adult-only experiences that challenge and entertain guests.

*Discovery Place Science's entrance is on Sixth Street between Church and Tryon streets. Convenient parking is available in the Museum’s parking deck—the Carol Grotnes Belk Complex—at the corner of Sixth and Church streets.

Site Sciences:
AstronomyBiologyBotanyChemistryClimate ScienceEntomologyEnvironmental ScienceGeologyHuman MedicineMicrobiologyOrnithologyPhysicsZoology (invertebrate and Vertebrate)