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 admission. More info»
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 admission. More info»
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»
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!