Open Today from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
Explore the Museum until 8:00 p.m.
Ever wonder how to make every guest a party animal?
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Discovery Place Nature is exploring the incredible plants and animals of North Carolina
This month there will be a meteor shower, a supermoon, blood moon and a lunar eclipse
See what's on deck for today at Discovery Place Nature
What's Happening at the Museum Today
Discovery Place Nature conjures curiosity and activates the imagination through educational experiences that help us connect to the natural world. We Wonder. Do You?
Plan a Visit
from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Support the Museum and get in free all year!
Get to know animals, plants and more at monthly special events
Explore the night sky with Big Bird & Elmo
Ever wonder what an alligator eats?
Walk among free-flying butterflies and native plants
From cakes to snakes, Birthday Parties at Discovery Place Nature are wild by nature!
Be prepared by planning your route through the Museum
Support science education in our community
Discovery Place Nature provides an extraordinary opportunity for visitors to connect with the world in a new way.
Discovery the beauty and natural diversity of our local forest habitat
Bringing wonder to STEM for educators
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