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Museum of Discovery Reopening Directives and Procedures

Before planning a trip to Museum of Discovery, please review a list of our directives, safety procedures and exhibit closures: Directives from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH): Face masks are required for everyone age 10 or older. Masks should cover your mouth and nose. There should be no gaps between your face and the […]

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Museum of Discovery Set to Reopen June 23

Little Rock, Ark. (June 8, 2020) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that it will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 23. The Little Rock-based science center has been closed due to COVID-19 precautions since March 15. The museum will be following directives from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) as well as […]

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Southwest Power Pool, Garver and Museum of Discovery Host Chain Reaction Contest

  Little Rock, Ark. (May 7, 2020) – As the public continues to stay at home to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Garver and Museum of Discovery are challenging them to use engineering principles to complete simple tasks by co-hosting a chain reaction contest. Participants can enter their chain reaction […]

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Vote in our Cardboard Construction Contest

Museum of Discovery and Baldwin & Shell teamed up to host a cardboard construction contest. Participants submitted their cardboard creation to one of two categories: family-constructed or adult-constructed. Staff from both companies voted on the submissions to narrow them down to a handful of finalists. Now it’s time for the public to choose their favorite […]

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Tips on Constructing with Cardboard

Cardboard construction is one of the most popular activities we do in the Tinkering Studio at the Museum of Discovery, and it can easily be done at home with just a few supplies and a little creativity! Tools and Materials Needed: Scissors At least one cardboard box Box cutter Hot glue gun with glue sticks […]

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Museum of Discovery Offers “At Home Discoveries” For Families

With the need for families to stay home during the threat of COVID-19, Museum of Discovery and its outreach program, The Discovery Network, are offering a series of activities called “At Home Discoveries” that can easily be recreated at home. Earth’s Layers with Clay Solids, Liquids and Gasses (Early Childhood) Exploring Sound by Playing Glasses […]

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Baldwin & Shell and Museum of Discovery Hold Cardboard Construction Contest

Tips on constructing with cardboard As Arkansans stay at home to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, Baldwin & Shell Construction Company and Museum of Discovery are giving them something “constructive” to do by co-hosting a cardboard construction contest. Participants can enter their creations into one of two categories, family-constructed or adult-constructed, for a chance […]

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Museum of Discovery Temporarily Closed

To help ensure the safety of our guests and staff from COVID-19, the Museum of Discovery will remain closed until further notice. Any decisions regarding reopening will be done so using strict adherence to local, city and CDC guidelines. When that time comes, we will enact additional policies that will ensure the health and well-being […]

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Spring Break at Museum of Discovery

Museum of Discovery has planned an exciting and busy spring break that is sure to please everyone! Each day, guests will enjoy a different themed event with fun and engaging hands-on activities! Daily events are covered under regular museum admission or free for museum members. Speaking of members, become a museum member today and you […]

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Museum of Discovery Voted Sixth-Best Children’s Museum in National Poll

Little Rock, Ark. (Feb 28, 2020) – Museum of Discovery was voted sixth-best children’s museum in a USA TODAY “10Best Readers’ Choice Award” poll. The Little Rock-based science center was one of 20 museums across the country nominated and voted on by the public during a four-week period. Nominees were chosen by a panel of […]

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