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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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Grow the Love on ArkansasGives

ArkansasGives is a 12-hour online giving event on Thursday, April 6 sponsored by Arkansas Community Foundation. You can help grow the love for the Museum of Discovery by making a donation online between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m As a special incentive to give, each gift made through ArkansasGives on April 6 will […]

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Spring Break Space Exploration

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26 Space Exploration Days! -Make hovercrafts -Make and test lunar rovers -Laser bounce -Science demos with museum educators -Meet museum animals Purchase tickets at the door or in advance at

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Museum of Discovery Receives Funding to Greatly Expand Girls in STEM Program

Little Rock, Ark (February 7, 2017)– The Museum of Discovery announced today that its Girls in STEM program, which seeks to encourage girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers, will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff thanks to grants from Walmart, Best Buy and […]

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Star Wars Science

Saturday, February 18 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No need to travel to a galaxy far away for Star Wars science!  Just visit the Museum of Discovery!  Enjoy activities such as building light sabers, LEGO spaceships, Rey’s Salvage Yard (soldering), Jedi challenge, laser bounce, Stormtrooper aim challenge, Kessel Run, Darth Vader Tesla shows and more! […]

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