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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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New Engineering Exhibit Opens at Museum of Discovery

Human + Engineering = Zero Impossibilities Museum of Discovery Opens New Exhibit, Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering Little Rock, Ark (May 24, 2017)- When cutting-edge science and engineering join forces to assist the human body, the possibilities for improving  day-to-day lives are endless! Experience some of those breakthroughs in action in Human Plus: […]

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Get Messy at Messtival!

Get messy in the name of science with us at the second annual Messtival on Saturday, May 20!  There will be many hands-on activities that, well, make messes.  Fear not!  You don’t have to clean them up!  Be sure to bring a change of clothes for the kiddos (and you) just in case.  Here are […]

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Prepare to be Amazed at “Kevin Delaney Day” this Saturday

Kevin Delaney has had a busy several years, be it his recurring role as the science expert for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” or his new Science Channel show “Street Science,” so we are celebrating his accomplishments with “Kevin Delaney Day” at Museum of Discovery on Saturday, May 6! From 10 a.m. to 3 […]

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