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2019-2020 Museum of Discovery Field Trips

Ignite and fuel a passion for science, technology, engineering, arts and math at Museum of Discovery! Through dynamic and interactive experiences such as more than 90 hands-on exhibits, exciting science demonstrations and awe-inspiring labs, your students will leave wanting to learn more! Museum programming also meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). See our 2019-2020 Field […]

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See World’s Largest Tesla Coil Shoot 60-Foot Bolts of Lightning at “Shock the Rock”

Entergy and Museum of Discovery Present “Shock the Rock!” July 20 at Clinton Center Little Rock, AR (June 17, 2019) – Fans of famed inventor Nikola Tesla – as well as all science and technology aficionados – are invited to witness the world’s largest Tesla Coil in action at “Shock the Rock!,” a Tesla-themed, free […]

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Museum of Discovery Now Offers Sensory Backpacks

Families love to visit Museum of Discovery, but sometimes a trip to the Museum can be an overwhelming or even stressful experience for individuals with sensory processing disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To make the Museum of Discovery experience more accessible and enjoyable for these families, we now offer sensory backpacks. Located at […]

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Entergy Arkansas’s Support to Enable Free Admission to Museum of Discovery’s World Record Tesla Coil Shows

Little Rock, Ark (May 31, 2019) – Museum of Discovery announced today that its guests can now enjoy the science center’s Guinness World Record musical bi-polar Tesla coil shows for free thanks to financial support from Entergy Arkansas. The museum’s Tesla coil – named after its inventor, Nikola Tesla, the developer of the alternating current […]

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Help us Name our New Opossums!

We have a royal birth announcement of our own! A few weeks ago we took in two orphaned opossums. While their siblings were able to be rehabilitated and turned back into the wild, these sisters were not. Because of this, we were happy to give them a safe home at the Museum of Discovery. Since […]

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Fourth Annual Messtival on May 18

Presented by   Purchase tickets at the door or in advance online. The Museum of Discovery is devoting a day to making messes at its fourth annual “Messtival” event, which will be presented from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18. At “Messtival,” visitors will be able to play with slime, mud, water, foam and […]

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Museum of Discovery’s Latest Exhibition Highlights Innovation

Little Rock, Ark (April 3, 2019) – The Museum of Discovery will debut Imaginate – an exhibition that makes innovation accessible, replicable and fun – Saturday, April 6, at the downtown Little Rock science center. Imaginate aims to inspire the innovator in all of us. This multi-activity, interactive exhibition explores the skills and attitudes that […]

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Dog Days of Science on April 13

Saturday, April 13 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CALLING ALL DOG LOVERS!! The Museum of Discovery has gone to the dogs…at least for a day. We’ll explore the canine family and explore doggo superpowers such as detecting diseases, search and rescue, therapy as well as police and military service! Oh yeah! You will also get […]

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Spring Break at Museum of Discovery

We’re planning for another exciting spring break at Museum of Discovery!  To kick off the week, we will welcome Jet Propulsion for “Ready, Jet, GO!” on Monday, March 18.  Guests will be able to meet and take their photo with Jet Propulsion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  In addition, there will be hands-on space […]

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Building and Demolition Event this Saturday

Engineer and construct forts, bridges, towers and more! What could be more fun than that? Demolishing them, of course! Build it Up, Tear it Down is this Saturday at Museum of Discovery from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here is the list of activities we are planning for the event (subject to change): Life-Sized Angry Birds and […]

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