Spring Break Camps 2017

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Spring Break is almost here and the kids need something to do! Check out the schedule of camps for Mar 13 – Mar 17. Camps are divided into two age groups based on school grade, K-3rd and 4th-6th. Camps are from 10am-4pm each day, but before and after care is available. The cost is $30 per day per camper and $25 for each additional child (same family). Cost includes a snack and all camp materials, but campers will need to bring a sack



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Holiday Closings

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Holiday Hours Please note our upcoming holiday closings: Christmas Closed Saturday, December 24 and Sunday December 25th New Year’s Day Closed Sunday, January 1



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NEW- Purchase or Renew your membership online!

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You can now purchase a new membership or renew your existing membership securely through our website! Learn more here



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Winter Camps 2016

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It’s time to plan for Winter Break! Check out our schedule of camps for Dec 19 – Dec 23. Camps are divided into two age groups based on school grade, K-3rd and 4th-6th. Winter camps are from 10am-4pm each day, and before and after care is available. The cost is $25 per day per camper. Cost includes a snack and all camp materials, but campers will need to bring a sack lunch. Before and After care is available for an



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DSP Awarded $13,200 Let’s Play Grant For Imagination Playground From Dr. Pepper Snapple and National Non-profit KaBOOM!

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Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) and national non-profit KaBOOM! awarded Discovery Science Place a $13,200 Let’s Play Improvement Grant to use toward the purchase of an Imagination Playground in a Cart™, an innovative playground equipment system. The grant, which will allow Discovery Science Place to install the system in the Hometown Gallery of the museum as part of their 2016 renovations, is part of Let’s Play, a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple to get kids and families active nationwide.



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Normal Hours to Resume Sunday, September 4

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Beginning on Sunday, September 4th, the museum will switch to our normal hours of operation: Mondays: CLOSED Tuesday-Friday: 10am-5pm Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 1pm-5pm



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Fall 2016 Renovations and Updates!

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Bodies Human Exhibit Commercial

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Work Underway to Replace Roof

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Over the next few weeks we will be working hard to improve your Discovery Science Place! Work on a new roof is underway for our 106 year-old building, and while we anticipate construction materials and workers on-site, we will be open for business. Construction should not effect the interior of the museum. In addition to a new roof, expect exciting additional interior updates coming this fall! For more information about the “Raise the Roof” capital campaign, contact Whitney Patterson, Development Director.



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Discovery Science Place features new Orion exhibit

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A new exhibit at Tyler’s Discovery Science Place is gaining popularity with East Texans of all ages. “Orion – Journey to Mars,” an exhibit on NASA’s new four-astronaut space capsule, is on display with hands-on components for guests, as well as a full-size model of the inside of the capsule. The exhibit also includes a miniature robot rover on Mars that can be controlled by a remote. Discovery Science Place Executive Director Chris Rasure said the exhibit will be long-standing



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View Our 2015 Year in Review

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View Our 2015 Year in Review! Thanks to the support of our donors, members, community partners and volunteers, 2015 was a wonderful year for Discovery Science Place. View our 2015 Year in Review to learn more!



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Spring Break Camps 2016

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Spring Break is almost here and the kids need something to do! Check out the schedule of camps for Mar 7 – Mar 11. Camps are divided into two age groups based on school grade, K-3rd and 4th-6th. Camps are from 10am-4pm each day, but before and after care is available. The cost is $25 per day per camper and $20 for each additional child (same family). Cost includes a snack and all camp materials, but campers will need to bring a sack



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New Exhibit: Orion – Journey to Mars

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New Exhibit: Orion – Journey to Mars

“Orion- Journey to Mars”, the newest exhibit at Discovery Science Place, is now open to the public. This interactive exhibit which will allow visitors of all ages to learn more about manned space travel through hands-on exhibits and a life-size model of NASA’s Orion space capsule. Orion is NASA’s newest crew module that will carry four astronauts into deep space, back to the Moon, and eventually to Mars one day. The Discovery Science Place received the low- fidelity engineering mockup



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Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 26

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On Saturday, September 26, we will open our doors free of charge. All you have to do is register online and download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Visitors who present a Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for 2. Join Us, and tell your friends and family!



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Small Town Kids Magazine Review

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The editor of Small Town Kids magazine recently visited us and wrote an in-depth review with photos. Check it out here! Thanks to Meredith at Small Town Kids!



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