For more than a year, Charlotte's premiere science museum, Discovery Place, has been closed or partially closed in an effort to update the exhibits. This weekend is the grand re-opening!
The museum will premiere several new exhibits such as World Alive, which features a brand new aquarium and rainforest exploration center. On display, is Fantastic Frogs which will explain the "amazing superpowers" frogs have that enhance their survival capacity.
If you are already a member of Discovery Place, then travel to 301 N. Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte to get a sneak peak at the exhibits. Discovery Place will be open FOR FREE to MEMBERS ONLY on Saturday, June 26 from 10am-6pm. (Parking is free in the garage on a first come, first serve basis that day.)
Not a member? That's OK. Discovery Place will open FREE TO THE PUBLIC on Sunday, June 27 from 12pm-5pm. Visit the Cool Stuff exhibit or the newly re-furbished younger kids space, KidScience, ont he first floor.
Of note, while the museum will be free, IMAX movies still will have an additional charge.
During the hot weekend, a visit to Discover Place is a great way to stay cool and learn at the same time.
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