Community Involvement

What We Do

Since its founding in 1947 as the first science and nature education center in the Southeast, Discovery Place’s importance to the STEM field and the community continues to grow. We build bridges to STEM education with opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds to engage in inquiry-based education in our museums, classrooms, and communities.

Outreach Classes

01/ 31/23: Updated marketing photography at Discovery Place museum in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by:

Field Trips

Professional Development 

Through ongoing training, support and collaboration, Discovery Place provides educators with customized professional development to help them grow as effective and inspired STEM leaders.