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Discover what’s happening!

Planning a trip to Museum of Discovery? Below is our daily schedule. We also offer pop-up programming throughout the day. Monday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – PPG STEAM Studio Open 10:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms (Tues, Thurs & Sat) 11:30 a.m. – Science Demo 1 p.m. – Animal Enrichment (Downstairs) 2 p.m. […]

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Girls in STEM 2022

About Girls in STEM: Each summer, the Museum of Discovery offers free one-week workshops for girls ages 12-16.  The purpose of Girls in STEM is to give participants an opportunity to explore STEM careers with hands-on activities led by female STEM professionals, ultimately encouraging them to continue their STEM studies and even pursue STEM careers.  […]

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Supercharge your Spring Break!

We’re celebrating the return of our world record musical bi-polar Tesla coil by devoting our spring break to electricity! All programming and shows will be included in regular museum admission.

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We’re celebrating our 95th anniversary!

March 11 will mark the 95th anniversary of our founding! And that isn’t the only important date we are celebrating this year. Today is our 10th anniversary of reopening following a $9.2 million renovation funded by a Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant! Additionally, the January 14, 2012, reopening is when we changed our mission to have a science, technology, engineering, arts and math focus! We have an exciting year planned of connecting the dots of our past to discover our future!

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Holiday Discoveries

Check out our daily schedule for the winter break! Ring in the “Noon Year” at Museum of Discovery! Has it been a while since you heard that iconic countdown on the final day of the year? If you’re a parent of small children, staying up late to ring in the New Year can be just […]

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Discover our Future!

During a winter storm in February of 2021, our museum experienced an estimated $7 million in flooding damage due to burst pipes. We underwent repairs and renovations and reopened in August.  We are currently working with an exhibit company to fabricate replacement exhibits. We anticipate them to be installed in 2023. However, we are excited […]

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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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