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Room to Grow Reopens!

We are excited to reopen Room to Grow, our six and under space, following improvement renovations!  Additions/improvements include a large climbing structure, dance studio, larger noodle forest, air cannon wall, Discovery Pet Clinic, a building station and more!

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Help us Name our Alligator!

We have narrowed down your name suggestions for our new alligator and now we need you to vote on the best one! Voting ends on November 8 at 11 a.m.  Vote here! 

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Network Led by Museum of Discovery Wins National Science Museum Award

Little Rock, Ark. (Oct. 23) – The Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, has won the 2017 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award for Business Practice from the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), an international organization of more than 600 science centers and museums dedicated to encouraging public engagement with science […]

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Entergy “Arkansas” Powers World Record Tesla Coil at Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Oct 5, 2017) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that Entergy Arkansas is the new sponsor of its Guinness World Record musical bi-polar Tesla coil. The coil debuted in 2015 and has been witnessed by thousands of visitors. The coil – named after its inventor, Nikola Tesla, the developer of the […]

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Arkansas Schools Selected for STEM Excellence Pathway Program

Little Rock, Ark. (Sept. 28) – The Discovery Network at the Museum of Discovery has announced the 15 Arkansas schools and school districts selected as the 2017-2018 cohorts to participate in the first Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway program in the state. The Pathway program helps schools evaluate the quality of different aspects of their STEM […]

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XOXO: Exhibit About Love and Forgiveness Opens Saturday At Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Sept. 21) – Share, listen, connect, ask, and learn about feelings and emotions at XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness, opening Saturday, September 23, at Museum of Discovery. Through facial expressions, words, movement, art making and other hands-on activities, XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness provides children and caregivers the […]

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Sixth Annual Tinkerfest Sept 16 at Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (September 7) – For the sixth year, the Museum of Discovery will present Tinkerfest, a one-day festival that celebrates innovation, making, arts and creativity from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 16. Tinkerfest unites technology with craftspeople, artists, educators and families for DIY (do-it-yourself) fun.  There will be activities that will […]

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Museum of Discovery Receives Grant from Bank of America to Serve Inner City Children

Little Rock, Ark (August 31, 2017)– The Museum of Discovery announced today that it has received a $10,000 grant from Bank of America that will provide access for children from the City of Little Rock’s Summer Playground program to the museum for free in 2018. The grant will allow for 1,000 children ages 6-15 from […]

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Celebrate the Eclipse with us at “Science Before the Dark”

On Monday, August, 21, the continental U.S. will experience a total solar eclipse from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years! Since none of our staff was around in 1918, we’ve decided to celebrate the best way we know how: through education! We’re hosting an “eclipnic” before the eclipse from 11 a.m. […]

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Help us name our new hedgehog!

  We received more than 200 name suggestions for our new male hedgehog and have narrowed them down to our favorites.  Now we need you to choose his name by voting here!  If you are interested in financially supporting our animal education program, donate here. #discovergiving  

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