Our Mission

We bring science, nature and design together to create transformative experiences that enable our community to understand, enjoy and apply science to their lives.

About Discovery Place

Discovery Place is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and a hub for science education and exploration in the Carolinas with four distinct museum experiences serving more than 750,000 people a year through museum visits, interactive educational programming and community outreach initiatives.

We aspire to shape a future where people embrace science to create opportunities, build hope, solve problems and bring positive change for our world.

Our Museums

How We Give Back To Our Community

For more than 75 years Discovery Place has inspired curiosity, encouraged invention and moved millions of visitors to develop and pursue their passions for science, technology and nature.