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October 2021

Superhero Saturday

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join the Discovery Science Place in celebrating Halloween on Superhero Saturday! Experience Supernatural Science, Creepy Crawly Crafts, a Spooky Scavenger Hunt and more! All costume wearers receive $2 off each admission. All Halloween activities are included with admission. Bring your favorite bag/basket to collect goodies. Museum hours will be extended for the late trick-or-treaters until 8:00 PM. Adults - no Halloween masks allowed.

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November 2021


November 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - November 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Help the Discovery Science Place and our community partner PATH by donating canned food during our canned food drive. All contributions will go to PATH's Food Pantry. Discounts for donations -- $1 off admission per can / limit 2 cans per person

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December 2021

Discovery Store Holiday Sale

December 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - December 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Come and shop for all of your gift list! Discovery Science Place's Discovery Store will be having a Holiday Sale December 1-23rd.    Members - 20% Discount Nonmembers 10% Discount Discovery Store Hours Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm Admission is not charged to shop in the Discovery Store.  

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Holiday Open House

December 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Santa Claus, holiday decorations, and hot chocolate will be featured at the Discovery Science Place during the downtown Tyler cultural facilities' Holiday Open House. The museum and other sites will be open 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 9th for the annual observance. Admission is free! Participants can look for an 8-foot-tall illuminated snowman at each site.

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February 2022

Engineer’s Week

February 22 @ 12:00 am - February 25 @ 12:00 am
Discovery Science Place

  Join us for Engineer's Week! February 22 - 25 (2pm-5pm) Daily Activities from 2-5pm FREE with general admission. Tuesday: Build a ball run challenge (FLUOR 2022 competition) Wednesday: Meet the Ozobots and learn about programming and robotics engineering Thursday: Follow the flow of water as you design a system for efficient irrigation Friday: Learn about structural engineering through building a bridge and testing its strength

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STEM Like a Girl

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discovery Science Place,

Join us for this free fun, hands-on day of STEM learning lead by local female STEM professionals. Activities include 4 rotations, a closing panel discussion, and Q & A time. Lunch is provided! Open to girls in Grades 6-8

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March 2022

DINOSAURS at Spring Break Camp

March 14 - March 18

Spend the week experiencing what it's like to be a paleontologist.  Study fossils and learn about dinosaurs by visiting Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, our new interactive exhibit.  Explore the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores through games and fun activities.  Examine teeth and tracks of different animals and learn about how they provide important clues to scientists.  End the week with an owl pellet dissection and fossil reconstruction.  How does a paleontologist put all those bones in the…

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May 2022

Adult Learning Series

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Discovery Science Place,

Discovery Science Place is proud to present an Adult Learning Series!  This series is three separate events where adults will enjoy learning about a different topic during each event.  Each of the events will have an expert in their field discussing a fun and interactive topic that is science based.  These events will be fun, entertaining, interactive as well as educational! The Adult Learning Series is The Discovery Science Place major fundraiser for the year.  By attending and sponsoring our Adult…

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June 2022


June 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

MAKE MAKE on Saturday, June 18 will be an extraordinarily exciting day at Discovery Science Place when engineers from TRANE will be onsite showing off their Maker skills with some fascinatingly cool experiments. Thank you Innovation Pipeline for loaning us your laser cutter so TRANE can show off their skills! MAKE Designs Include: Paper Airplane Launcher/Catapult - demonstrates how electricity, through the principle of induction, can be used to launch items into flight. Vacuum Chamber - demonstrates the relationship between…

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Bow Wow Wednesdays

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Discovery Science Place has partnered with Therapet to bring you Bow Wow Wednedays twice per month from 12:00-1:00pm. This event will include visits from two Therapet animals and their handlers to DSP's Hometown Vet Clinic for museum guests to spend some time with these loveable animals. Therapet currently has 90+ dogs, 3 cats and a cockatoo working in their programs.  The animals do far more than just visit patients; they also establish goal-oriented therapy programs as well as visitation programs.…

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