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Support Museum of Discovery on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year on December 3, consider supporting STEAM education by making a donation to Museum of Discovery. Why Support Museum of Discovery?   Opened in 1927, the Museum of Discovery is Arkansas’ oldest museum.   Each summer, Museum of Discovery introduces 180 incoming […]

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Why Deck the Halls when you can Deck the Rex on Nov. 30?!

Help us decorate “Rexy” the T-Rex for the holidays from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, November 30! Enjoy tinkering activities, meet museum animals, make ornaments to place on Rexy, enjoy snacks and more! This event is recommended for ages 3-10.  All children must be accompanied with an adult.  Tickets to this event must be purchased in […]

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Museum of Discovery to Present at International Education Conference in China

Conference to Tout Value of Tinkering Education LITTLE ROCK (Oct. 22, 2019) – A team from The Discovery Network, the statewide outreach program of Museum of Discovery, will present at the International Tinkering Education Conference (ITEC 2019) at the China Soong Ching Ling Teenagers Technology & Culture Exchange Center in Beijing, China. The conference theme, […]

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Spooky Science on October 26

Saturday, October 26 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring out your inner mad scientist at our Halloween-themed Spooky Science! Mix bubbling potions, watch candy science demos, meet creepy and crawly critters and more! Spooky Science is included in regular  museum admission ($10 for adults/$8 for children) or free for museum members. Purchase Tickets   

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Museum of Discovery Sparks Imagination with “Kid Inventor”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (August 29, 2019) – “Kid Inventor,” a new exhibition at Museum of Discovery designed to excite the minds of young Leonardo da Vincis, Marie Curies and Nikola Teslas, opens this Saturday. The exhibit encourages children to design, test and build unique creations using a variety of materials and technologies. “‘Kid Inventor’ is […]

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Eighth Annual Tinkerfest on September 14!

    Little Rock, Ark. – Museum of Discovery will present the eighth annual Tinkerfest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 14.  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 a variety of activities […]

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STEM on the Road: Museum of Discovery Heads to Mississippi County

Area businesses contribute to fund three cutting-edge programs Mississippi County AR EOC Head Start teachers participate in a “Kitchen Chemistry” workshop led by Museum of Discovery outreach educators on Friday, August 9. Little Rock (Aug. 15, 2019) – Many leading Mississippi County employers, the county’s economic opportunity commission and even a Little Rock-based foundation collectively contributed more than […]

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2019-2020 Museum of Discovery Field Trips

Ignite and fuel a passion for science, technology, engineering, arts and math at Museum of Discovery! Through dynamic and interactive experiences such as more than 90 hands-on exhibits, exciting science demonstrations and awe-inspiring labs, your students will leave wanting to learn more! Museum programming also meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). See our 2019-2020 Field […]

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See World’s Largest Tesla Coil Shoot 60-Foot Bolts of Lightning at “Shock the Rock”

Entergy and Museum of Discovery Present “Shock the Rock!” July 20 at Clinton Center Little Rock, AR (June 17, 2019) – Fans of famed inventor Nikola Tesla – as well as all science and technology aficionados – are invited to witness the world’s largest Tesla Coil in action at “Shock the Rock!,” a Tesla-themed, free […]

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Museum of Discovery Now Offers Sensory Backpacks

Families love to visit Museum of Discovery, but sometimes a trip to the Museum can be an overwhelming or even stressful experience for individuals with sensory processing disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To make the Museum of Discovery experience more accessible and enjoyable for these families, we now offer sensory backpacks. Located at […]

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