The Science of Beer

For science lovers ages 21 and up! Join us for a TED-talk style presentation about the art and science of brewing with beers supplied by TrueVine Brewery; snacks, patio games and museum fun provided by the DSP! Buy your tickets today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-science-of-beer-tickets-83071975515

Winter Break Camps 2019

DSP Winter Camps 2019-20 Dec. 30, 31, Jan. 02, 03 Register online HERE Paper registration form Dec. 30 “Deconstruction Day” If you have ever wanted to know what makes a clock tick or a radio run this is the camp for you!  We will take gently used electronics and find out what makes them work […]

DSP joins ETSO for performance

The Discovery Science Place portable planetarium, Discovery Dome, will be on-hand at the UT Tyler Cowan Center Satruday night, 11/09, for a wonderful performance that mixes art/music and science! Come see us!https://etso.org/events/a-little-night-music

Holiday Open House

Join us Dec. 12th from 5pm-8pm for Holiday Open House 2019. We (and other downtown museums and locations) will be open for holiday fun! Instead of admission we simply ask for 1-2 canned food items to benefit our local food bank. Come join us for DSP fun and holiday treats, as well as a special […]

Mario the Maker Magician Returns

Have you heard?!? Mario the Maker Magician is coming back for Maker Faire 2020 on April 18th at the DSP. Don’t miss this amazing one-of-a-kind performer who (since he last visited us in 2016) has traveled the globe and performed with, and for, some big names! Mario has even been to Sesame Street!

DSP Members-only Hour

Did you know that every Sunday from 12-noon until 1pm (our normal opening time) is “members-only”? Come enjoy the museum for a full hour with fewer patrons. It’s just one of the ways we say THANK-YOU for supporting our mission by being a member!

Return of the Dinosaurs, Coming This Summer!

Come walk among the dinosaurs again as we celebrate the Discovery Science Place 25th anniversary! Take your picture riding a Triceratops or braving the jaws of a T-Rex. See two Protoceratops guarding their nest or view the long-necked Apatosaurus. View actual fossils along with animatronic models of the “terrible lizards” of long ago. “Return of […]

East Texas Giving Day April 24

The Discovery Science Place will once again participate in East Texas Giving Day, April 24th from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. What is it? East Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour day of giving that provides funding to nonprofit, community organizations like us. Why give? Your generous support makes a meaningful difference as we “ignite curiosity in young minds”. One […]

Summer Camps 2018

Summer Camps at Discovery Science Place! 8 weeks of camps are planned, from June 11 – August 10. (No camps the week of July 4th.) Each week has a different theme, and campers are divided into two age groups based on school grade: Entering 1st – 3rd grade, or for students entering 4th – 6th […]