Playdates at Discovery Center

Reserve the Discovery Center for your small group playdate, and have the museum all to yourselves for two hours! It’s a great way to enjoy all the Discovery Center’s exhibits while keeping group size to a minimum.

 

SPARK! Playdates

Thursdays and Fridays, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

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Available for ages birth to 6 years old and their caregivers to join a limited capacity cohort of other SPARK! families for an exclusive playdate with the museum open for use to your playdate group only. DC staff will be on site to give a quick orientation and answer any questions you have during your visit.

Cost: $17.50 per person for non-members; $15 per person for members

Maximum capacity is 10 people per playdate. Free and not included in capacity are children under 2 who will be held or in strollers and will not participate or use museum facilities.

 

Learning Pod Playdates

Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

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Available for homeschool and distancing learning families who participate in DC Learning Pod Field Trips or are looking for a cohort to join for connection and play. Join a limited capacity cohort of other Learning Pod families for an exclusive playdate with the museum open for use to your playdate group only. DC staff will be on site to give a quick orientation and answer any questions you have during your visit.

Cost: $17.50 per person for non-members; $15 per person for members

Maximum capacity is 10 people per playdate. Free and not included in capacity are children under 2 who will be held or in strollers and will not participate or use museum facilities.

 

Private Group Playdates

Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 a.m., 3:30-5:30 p.m., and 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Bring your cohort and enjoy exclusive museum access for your own two-hour playdate outside of regular museum hours! DC staff will be here to give a quick orientation and answer any questions you have during your visit.

Cost: $175 for non-member group; $150 for member group

Maximum capacity is 10 people per playdate. See our museum rental package to book for a group of up to 40.