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Baldwin & Shell and Museum of Discovery Hold Cardboard Construction Contest

Tips on constructing with cardboard As Arkansans stay at home to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, Baldwin & Shell Construction Company and Museum of Discovery are giving them something “constructive” to do by co-hosting a cardboard construction contest. Participants can enter their creations into one of two categories, family-constructed or adult-constructed, for a chance […]

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Museum of Discovery Temporarily Closed

To help ensure the safety of our guests and staff from COVID-19, the Museum of Discovery will remain closed until further notice. Any decisions regarding reopening will be done so using strict adherence to local, city and CDC guidelines. When that time comes, we will enact additional policies that will ensure the health and well-being […]

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Spring Break at Museum of Discovery

Museum of Discovery has planned an exciting and busy spring break that is sure to please everyone! Each day, guests will enjoy a different themed event with fun and engaging hands-on activities! Daily events are covered under regular museum admission or free for museum members. Speaking of members, become a museum member today and you […]

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Museum of Discovery Voted Sixth-Best Children’s Museum in National Poll

Little Rock, Ark. (Feb 28, 2020) – Museum of Discovery was voted sixth-best children’s museum in a USA TODAY “10Best Readers’ Choice Award” poll. 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. Nominees were chosen by a panel of […]

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Name a Roach or Give an Opossum a “Berry Bouquet” for Valentine’s Day!

For Valentine’s this year, give the gift of a roach! That’s right! In honor of someone you love… or perhaps don’t love… name a roach after them that will be fed to Big Momma, our bearded dragon! If you prefer a sweeter gift, you can purchase a “berry bouquet” in your valentine’s honor to be […]

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Dinosaurs Take over January 18

DINOSAURS ARE TAKING OVER MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY! What better way to celebrate the opening of “Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed,” the feature exhibit opening Saturday, January 18, than with a dino party complete with prehistoric activities and demos! Dino Day at Museum of Discovery is included in regular museum admission or free for museum members. Tickets can […]

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Museum memberships make the perfect gift!

Experiences are some of the best presents to give during the holidays and what better experience can you give than a Museum of Discovery membership? It is only $85 for a family of five and $10 for each additional member! On top of free admission to Museum of Discovery for one year, members receive free […]

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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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