Join us Feb. 22nd for our annual hands-on learning event ONLY for middle school girls in grades 6-8. Led by local female STEM professionals and mentored by UT Tyler female students in various STEM fields- this event is great for any MS girl interested in science/technology/engineering/math! https://discoveryscienceplace.doubleknot.com/event/stem-like-a-girl-2020/2622167
Join us at the Discovery Science Place Jan. 25th as we kick off the campaign season for Animal Mayor of DSP Hometown and unveil our new voting booth in the Hometown courthouse. Bring 1 canned food item per person for FREE DSP admission between 10am-noon! (To be donated to the ETX Foodbank.) The Smith County […]
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
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
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 […]
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!
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!
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 […]
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 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 […]