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Museum of Discovery to Host 10th Annual Tinkerfest

Little Rock, Ark. – For the 10th year, Museum of Discovery will present Tinkerfest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 18.  The one-day festival celebrates innovation, exploration and discovery while uniting technology with craftspeople, artists and families.   Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to engage in more than 30 activities, […]

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Museum of Discovery Reopening August 21

After being closed for more than six months for repairs and renovations, Museum of Discovery is reopening to the public on Saturday, August 21. There will also be a soft opening on Friday, August 20. The Little Rock-based science center experienced $7 million in damages when several boiler pipes burst on its roof and flooded […]

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Museum of Discovery Reopening Late August

Friends of Museum of Discovery,   Thank you for your patience during our extended closure as we repair and renovate following mid-February’s flooding caused by burst pipes during our frigid weather. It is with great excitement that we share an estimated reopening in late August. As much as we want to announce a specific date, […]

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Museum of Discovery No.6 Children’s Museum in National Poll

Little Rock, Ark., May 21, 2021 – Museum of Discovery was voted sixth-best children’s museum in a USA TODAY “10Best Readers’ Choice Award” poll for the second year in a row. 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. […]

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“Mini Tinkerfest” in Searcy to Raise Money for Museum of Discovery

Searcy, Ark. – Searcy Beats & Eats has partnered with Harding Academy’s Breakaway 3937 robotics team to host a “mini Tinkerfest” benefiting Museum of Discovery from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Art Alley on Arch Avenue in downtown Searcy. The Little Rock-based science center experienced more than $2 million of damage […]

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Friends, Yesterday marked one month since the discovery of our flooded museum. Today, we want to share a progress update. Our disaster restoration company, All-Clean USA, has completed their work of removing the objects, flooring, sheetrock, etc. that received water damage. We had mentioned before that the water damage was significant, but only pictures can […]

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Free Art Discoveries

Thanks to the support of the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Museum of Discovery is offering a variety of free virtual workshops called “Art Discoveries”. Art, the “A” in STEAM, plays an important role in science education by encouraging […]

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Zoo Provides Support to Museum of Discovery

Animal Ambassadors, Virtual Programs Find Temporary Home at Zoo The Little Rock Zoo will temporarily house the Museum of Discovery’s animal ambassadors and provide space for the museum’s virtual programs while the museum undergoes repairs from flooding related to burst pipes from last week’s snow and frigid temperatures. The museum’s 72 animal ambassadors will make […]

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Now offering Virtual Family Field Trips!

Virtual Family Field Trips Cost: $5 per connected device Duration: 30 minutes (includes a Q&A portion) Friday, January 29 at 10:30 a.m.      Register (Click Jan 29 on the ticket calendar) All About Animals (Ages 4-9) Meet one of our snakes and an opossum! Learn about their characteristics, where they live and their diets. […]

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Museum of Discovery Brings Back Popular Innovation Exhibit

Little Rock, Ark (January 19, 2021) – The Museum of Discovery will debut Imaginate, an exhibition that makes innovation accessible, replicable and fun, on Saturday, January 23. Imaginate aims to inspire the innovator in all of us. This multi-activity, interactive exhibition explores the skills and attitudes that can be developed to foster innovation and enhance […]

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