Summer hours for Discovery Place in uptown begin June 1:
• Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Sunday: noon – 5 p.m.
Discovery Place will be closed to the public on Friday, June 25 and will be open for Discovery Place Members-only on Saturday, June 26.
Discovery Place is in the final stages of a $31.6 million renovation that will wind up on June 27 with the opening of World Alive and Fantastic Frogs. World Alive will feature an aquarium, rainforest and a biodiversity gallery filled with diverse habitats and live species. Fantastic Frogs will spotlight the individual and unique survival adaptations of frogs.
Other newly opened areas of the museum have included Think it Up, Project Build, THEM, Cool Stuff, KidScience and the Discovery 3D Theatre.
For more information about Discovery Place, guests should call 704-372-6261 or visit http://discoveryplace.org.