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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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Tinkerfest(s) 2020

The Museum of Discovery is tinkering with Tinkerfest to keep guests safe by breaking its most popular annual event, now in its ninth year, into four separate Saturdays. Tinkerfest 2020 will be presented from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., each with a different theme/area of focus: September 12: Splashing & Tinkering  September 26: Tools & […]

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Children Become Little Scientists in New Exhibition

Little Rock, Ark. (Sep. 1, 2020) – Museum of Discovery announced today that “Science + You,” an exhibition that offers a child-sized laboratory where young guests can explore how scientists impact health and wellness, is opening this Saturday, September 5.   Through hands-on, interactive machinery, processes and technology, “Science + You” demonstrates the role science […]

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Museum of Discovery’s Girls in STEM Program Returns to Jonesboro

Little Rock, Ark (Aug 14, 2020) – The Museum of Discovery in Little Rock has announced that its free “Girls in STEM” program, which seeks to encourage girls, ages 12-15, to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers, will return to the campus of  Arkansas State University (ASU) for the fourth year […]

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