AUGUST 31, 2017

Teachers To Receive FREE Admission To All Discovery Place Museums Every Saturday in September

Educators to receive complimentary pass to see new IMAX film ‘DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World’ at Discovery Place Science

CHARLOTTE – School is back in session at Discovery Place Science! Kicking off the new school year is the return of Educator Saturdays, a popular promotion that provides North & South Carolina educators the chance to experience Discovery Place museums with complimentary admission for all educators plus one guest.

Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids are offering free admission and free Museum parking for educators during the promotion. At Discovery Place Science, educators will also have the opportunity to see a complimentary showing of the new IMAX film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. Their guest may purchase an IMAX ticket at only $5.

Educator Saturdays provide the opportunity to explore an array of exhibitions, labs, live programming, and films that are offered daily, and consider how these experiences enhance student learning. From hands-on lab demonstrations on innovative technology to live animal interactions and imaginative role playing, Discovery Place museums help teachers meet demanding curriculum requirements by offering engaging, state-of-the-art educational experiences.

Educator Saturdays will be held during regular Museum hours on Saturday, September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. There is no limit to how many times an educator can visit Discovery Place during Educator Saturdays. To redeem, educators must present their school ID or NCDNPE homeschool certificate to receive free admission and special offers. Reservations are not required but educators should visit Admissions upon arrival to register and receive information and parking validation. For more information call 704.372.6261 x300 or email

About Discovery Place

One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place provides ever-changing, entertaining facilities that engage people in the active exploration of science, technology and nature. Discovery Place is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides STEM education to the Carolinas through four distinct museum experiences at Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids, interactive educational programming, professional development training and community outreach initiatives. In 2017, Discovery Place was named as a finalist for the National Medal by the Institute for Museum and Library Science.

For more information about Discovery Place, call 704.372.6261 x300, visit or connect with Discovery Place Science on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

Discovery Place is supported, in part, with funding from the Arts & Science Council.