Books and Bugs… not bugs, Arachnids!

Get one free ticket to “The Art and Science of Arachnids” just by checking out a spider-themed book at the Tyler Public Library! Bring your book (any book about or featuring arachnids/spiders- fiction or nonfiction) to the DSP to obtain your free admission ticket, and learn all about arachnids in art, science and culture. Get […]

The Arachnids are Here!

Our summer/fall exhibit “The Art and Science of Arachnids” arrived Monday, and we’re in the process of setting up this amazing exhibit. We can’t wait for you to come meet about 100 new 8-legged friends! Learn about arachnids in art, culture, and science, and get up-close with some cool spiders, scorpions, and more! Tickets are […]

DSP Re-Opening Plans

Discovery Science Place Announces Re-Opening Plans Additional Update 07/02/2020: Pursuant to the governor’s orders the DSP will be amending it’s existing mandatory mask policy to include all guests age 11 and up. We highly recommend a mask for ALL visitors to maximize health and safety. “The order, which takes effect Friday, 07/03 at noon, requires […]

Summer Camps are coming!

Hello DSP members, visitors, fans and supporters. The latest update from the governor’s office provides mixed news for the Discovery Science Place. Let’s start with the good news: DSP Summer Camps can proceed (albeit in a limited and modified fashion). Camps will begin on June 1st and run for 8 weeks through the summer. We […]

The Art & Science of Arachnids

Forget murder hornets… summer 2020 is all about spiders! We’re bringing a WHOLE lot more hands to your favorite hands-on science museum! While our planned summer exhbit has been slightly delayed, the good news is that we will be holding it over all the way until November! Join us this summer for a very special […]

DSP and COVID-19: an update

Let me preface everything I am about to say with a solid “everything is still in flux right now and these plans are likely to change based on directives from state/local officials as well as my assessment of the outbreak situation and what is best for our visitors, members, and staff”… Yes, the governor’s current […]

DSP and COVID-19 Concerns

**UPDATE** Based on recent CDC recommendations, as well as those from state and local officials, the DSP will remain closed to the public for the foreseeable future. Hello DSP members and supporters- I know the last thing you need is yet another email or letter regarding the coronavirus, but I hope you’ll indulge me for […]

Science Cart-A-Palooza!

Join us for Science Cart-A-Palooza, Saturday, March 28th- a day of hands-on science at the DSP! Members of the UT Tyler WIMS (Women in Math and Science) organization will be on the museum floor with many of our hands-on sciecne activity and demonstration carts. Fire off a Alka-Seltzer rocket, create a cloud in a bottle, […]

Girl Scout badge session

Come to Discovery Science Place and learn how engineers design, build and test new products. It will be a day full of engaging activities! Don’t forget to bring a sack lunch. Awards earned: Daisy, Brownie and Junior Engineering badges.