Kids can see what it's like to be a news anchor, a farmer or an athlete as they explore more than 250 exhibits at this science-themed museum. Be sure to check out the permanent exhibit on agriculture with a real tractor to drive, a real bee hive and cows to "milk." Outdoor park with two-story wooden maze included with admission. Build It -Make It is a creative space for visitors to play with ideas, explore materials, and tinker with tools (Aug. 23-Jan. 4).
The Museum features 250 hands-on exhibits, a planetarium, news
studio, special area for children under 6, and an award-winning
outdoor science park. Indoor galleries include exhibits on the
human body, simple machines, color and light, weather, flight,
electricity and magnetism and the science of sports. Discovery
Center also boasts the nation's first community-built outdoor
science park...8,000 square feet of wooden fun including a
two-story maze, water play area, and dinosaur fossil dig pit. In
addition to offering a wide variety of classes, programs and
special events, Discovery Center also offers birthday party
packages, private rentals, scout workshops, focused field trips,
outreach programs, and teacher workshops. To further explore
Discovery Center Museum, visit www.DiscoveryCenterMuseum.org.