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The Museum will be OPEN Monday, July 4, for even more hands-on fun!
I CAN...

By participating in rich play experiences that value imagination, fun and learning kids explore their world, discover how to get along with others, test their skills and muscles, try out new ideas and develop confidence.

Your child CAN...

Be a firefighter, a chef or an explorer, build a castle, create a masterpiece or captain a boat. Visit a farm, run a grocery store or dig in an outdoor Garden. You can only imagine what your kid CAN do at the new Discovery Place KIDS.


Adult (14-59) $10.00
Child (1-13) $10.00
Senior (60+) $10.00
Younger than 1 FREE
Members FREE

Adults without children may visit by appointment only (photo ID is required).

Military receive $2.00 off Museum admission (must show ID).

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.

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EBT or WIC cardholders may visit Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum or Discovery Place KIDS for just $1 per person, for up to six family members. Show your benefits card at Admissions to receive the discount. Welcome participants may purchase IMAX tickets for $5 per ticket and discounted parking for $5 per vehicle. Welcome program benefits are for N.C. and S.C. residents only and may not be used for school or group visits.

Discovery Place, Inc. is participating in Museums for All, a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children's Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences.

Hours of Operation

Closed (with exceptions*)
Tue - Sat
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
noon - 5:00 p.m.

*Open September 5, December 19, December 26, January 16, February 13, April 17 and May 29

Closed Easter Sunday, September 6 – 9, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Getting Here

Discovery Place KIDS

105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Directions to the Museum
Parking Instructions
Printable Map

Discovery Place KIDS is located in the heart of downtown Huntersville, NC.

Traveling I-77 North:

Take Exit 23 for Gilead Road towards Huntersville, turn right on Gilead Road and follow for 1/2 mile, the Museum will be on the right.

Traveling I-77 South:

Take Exit 23 for Gilead Road towards Huntersville, turn left on Gilead Road and follow for 1/2 mile, the Museum will be on the right.

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