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Third Annual Messtival Promises Bigger Messes

Messtival is returning on Saturday, May 19 with more slime, foam, mud and explosions than last year! Bring your family (and a change of clothing) to make messes in the name of science!  Messtival activities are included in regular museum admission or free for members.  Purchase tickets in advance or online.

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Diamonds Exhibit Shines Bright at Museum of Discovery

Museum of Discovery unveils “Diamonds,” its new feature exhibit, this Saturday.  The exhibit focuses on diamond formation and exploration across the world – and particularly in Arkansas. “Diamonds” contains 38 interactive exhibits or informational panels that explain how diamonds and other gems form, their properties as well as international and local mining.  Visitors will also […]

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Museum of Discovery Names New Chair, Chair-Elect and Board Members

Little Rock, AR (March 26, 2018) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that Stuart Jackson, employment lawyer and partner at Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLC, has been elected as chairman of its board of directors, and that Elizabeth Childers, PhD, director of financial and statistical analysis at Dillard’s, has been elected chairman-elect. Jackson will […]

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Springfest Powered by Museum of Discovery

The Museum of Discovery has announced that it will take over the planning and execution of Springfest, the free family festival presented the last two Aprils by Riverfest. The third annual Springfest will be held in and around the First Security Amphitheatre and the River Market pavilions from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April […]

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Spring Break at Museum of Discovery

We have got your spring break covered starting with visits from some PBS Kids celebrities!  On Monday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., meet and have your photo made with Buddy the Dinosaur from “Dinosaur Train”.  On Tuesday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., meet and have your photo made with […]

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Toad Suck Daze and Museum of Discovery Announce Partnership

More than two dozen area schools to benefit from STEM initiative LITTLE ROCK, Ark (January 23rd, 2018) – Two of Arkansas’s best-known brands in children’s programming are teaming up to enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education in central Arkansas. On Tuesday, leadership from the Toad Suck Daze festival and the Museum of Discovery announced […]

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Enter Mindbender Mansion, our New Exhibit

Little Rock, Ark (January 19, 2018) – Mister E. and the Mindbender Society invite you to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem-solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. Adults and children alike will enjoy […]

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Stuart Jackson to Chair Museum of Discovery Board

We’re excited to announce Stuart Jackson as our new board chair!  Stuart and his wife, Christy, have been longtime supporters of the museum and in 2011 co-chaired Uncorked, the fall event that transitioned to become Spark. He joined the board in 2012 and will be chair in 2018-2019. He is a partner at Wright Lindsey Jennings, […]

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Star Wars Science

Saturday, January 13 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. We’re one with the Force because we have got a great list of activities for you and your family to enjoy during this popular annual event including: Shadow & Light Play Alien Playdough Meet Star Wars Characters Stomp Rockets Star Wars Coding Awesome Science Star Wars Shows […]

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Arkansas Heart Hospital to Support Cardiac Education at Museum of Discovery

Little Rock, Ark. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The Museum of Discovery announced today that Arkansas Heart Hospital will sponsor heart health programming at the science center.  The sponsorship includes support for heart-related exhibits, heart dissection labs for school groups and a series of heart health days at the museum open to all visitors, with the […]

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