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 […]

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.https://www.facebook.com/events/2703369659712205/

STEM Like a Girl 2020

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 as we open our new voting booth exhibit!

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 […]

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