• Black History Month

    Select Dates Throughout February

    Join us for special programs and activities commemorating African American pioneers of science and invention as we explore rockets, compressed air, carbon filaments, lightbulbs and heart surgery! We’ll be celebrating the contributions to scientific progress by Lonnie Johnson, Lewis Latimer, Daniel Hale Williams and Mae Jemison. Included with admissionMore info»

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  • Engineers Week

    Feb. 17-21

    Join us at our celebration of all things engineering! Learn about the first female winner of the Gran Prix, Ewy Rosqvist, with a special giveaway from Mercedes/Mattel. Test drive with Mattel tracks and stop by all week long to design, build, and test your own engineered creations! Programs will be presented at 11 a.m. each day. Included with admissionMore info»

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  • Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands

    Friday, March 6  |  5:30 p.m.

    Surrounded by the Murfree Spring Wetlands, this 7th annual fine wine & whiskey event features 150+ exceptional local and crafted wines, fine whiskeys, and spirits provided by Stones River Total Beverages. Must be 21 or older to attend. Proceeds benefit the Discovery Center! Tickets & info»

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  • Campology

    When school is out, camp is in! CAMPOLOGY at the Discovery Center incorporates fun, hands-on, inquiry-based learning into all of our camps. Upcoming camps:

    March 30 – April 3: Spring Break Camp – Earth & Space Explorers
    June 8 – Aug. 7: Summer Camp – NEW themes, curriculum and activities!


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  • MathRox exhibit

    Feb. 8 – May 25

    The Discovery Center has a new formula for fun… the MathRox featured exhibit! Divide and conquer a range of life-size games, puzzles and building challenges designed to multiply your math skills. The common denominator is fun, so make sure you’re part of the equation!

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