February 3 – May 5

Dogs! A Science Tail

Experience first-hand how dogs see, hear and smell the world when you visit Dogs! A Science Tail.

Dogs! A Science Tail is included in Museum Admission.

  • Level 2
  • Included in Admission
  • All age groups

Calling all dog lovers! Embark on a paw-some adventure featuring Dogs!

From archeology to veterinary science, explore a variety of disciplines and experience the world from a dog’s perspective through hands-on exhibits, including: 

  • Excavating replicas of actual fossils to determine if they belong to wolves or dogs 
  • Analyzing bones and DNA patterns to study the effects of dog domestication 
  • Testing your running pace against the top speeds of various dog breeds—from Greyhounds to Pugs 
  • Experiencing a dog’s sensory world by sniffing out hidden smells and listening for hidden sounds 
  • Learning about the responsibilities that come with bringing a dog into your life 
  • Finding out how dogs think and communicate with humans and each other 

Don’t miss out on all dog-related lab workshops and an IMAX film. Be sure to check those out below!

This exhibition is included in Museum Admission!


Getting Here

Discovery Place Science is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and is accessible by car, train or foot. Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is at the corner of Church and 6th St. in Uptown Charlotte.