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Welcome to Discovery Place Science

Discovery Place Science is an innovative, hands-on Museum in Uptown Charlotte that encourages scientific exploration and creativity. Our diverse aquariums will captivate your senses as you learn about the fascinating world of underwater creatures; our state-of-the-art lab spaces provide space to design, create and innovate; and don’t forget about the indoor rainforest where you can experience the sights and sounds of the jungle up close. Discovery Place Science is sure to spark imaginations of all ages!


Discovery Place

Discovery Place is a 501c3 nonprofit and a hub for science education and exploration in the Carolinas with four distinct museum experiences serving more than 750,000 people a year through Museum visits, interactive educational programming and community outreach initiatives.

We aspire to shape a future where people embrace science to create opportunities, build hope, solve problems and bring positive change for our world.