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Explore the theme of I CAN at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville

The children's Museum features developmentally-appropriate experiences that encourage imagination and offer the opportunity to build confidence while testing skills by trying new things. The exhibits, themed around a small town, allow children to learn through play.

I CAN Create

Get your creative juices flowing! I CAN Create celebrates art and imagination with plenty of opportunities for little ones to create their own masterpieces. Kids can build sculptures with foam or moon sand, mix colors,…

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I CAN Be Healthy

I CAN Be Healthy encourages healthy nutrition and exercise as well as good hygiene. The theme area also facilitates understanding of the needs of living things along with the economy and technology within communities. Young…

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Ride in a real fire truck!

I CAN Work

Young imaginations will be set ablaze by I CAN Work, designed to let children role play the careers of community helpers such as firefighters, ambulance drivers and paramedics, veterinarians and bank tellers. The experiences will…

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I CAN Move

I CAN Move is designed to provide children with the opportunity to experiment with movement on land, in the air and on the water. Children learn about movement through exhibits and activities that allow exploration…

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Step inside the Submarine, sail the seas or buy Bait & Tackle!

I CAN Explore-Underwater

I CAN Explore-Underwater immerses young visitors in the thrill of underwater life. Moving through the coral reef and a variety of climbing structures, explorers encounter science and nature beneath the sea, developing motor skills as…

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I CAN Build

I CAN Build breaks new ground for want-to-be-architects, encouraging children to develop creative thinking skills as they design and build their own structures and learn about measurement and geometry. I CAN Build includes the Brick…

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Especially for birth - 36 months: soft play and amazing infant water table

I CAN Grow

Designed for the littlest sprouts, I CAN Grow helps stimulate the brains of children birth to 36 months as they begin to develop curiosity, take risks, become persistent, imagine and explore. This theme area fosters…

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Don't miss the free shows (or put on your own show!)

Town Center

The hub of the Museum’s energy and activities, the Town Center is the heart of Discovery Place KIDS, encompassing the Town Hall Stage, Clubhouse climbing structure, and clock that will announce the time for special…

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Outdoor Fun

Learning Garden

The outdoor Learning Garden is designed to provide direct experiences with nature to help children develop an understanding of and appreciation for living things and their habitats. The theme area emphasizes movement and balance, nature…

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Town Hall Stage

I CAN Create Studio