Discovery Center

WONDER. EXPLORE. CREATE.

 

 

 

 

KINGS, QUEENS & CASTLES

OPEANING DAY SPECIAL

Is available for $10 per person, includes admission to the exhibit, planetarium show and live dragon encounter. This is a family-friendly event and light refreshments will be provided. All ages are invited to attend!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closed until April 6th for our grand re-opening!

Sense-sational!

July 6, 2019 – September 21, 2019

Are you a “super taster”? Can you smell as well as a shark? Play a song, trick your eyes, and more at an exhibit that is sure to delight your senses! Sense-sational is a family friendly exhibit that explores sight, sound, taste, touch and smell.  This exhibit has been sponsored by Ocala Electic Utility, Ocala Eye and Signature Brands. 

Registration for fall classes is open!

Discovery Center offers a variety of class topics. Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks. Cost: $160.00 per session. $135.00 for members

Science Classes

Registration for our Spring 2019 weekly science classes opens on Monday, December 3.

We have weekly classes for ages 2 – 12 years old that cover a range of topics, from biology to chemistry to robotics!

Star Lab

Come and enjoy one of the Star lab shows, Saturdays @ 11am or 1pm. Ticket are $3, separate from admission price, and can be purchased at the front desk.

 

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Plan Your Visit

DISCOVERY CENTER IS CLOSED SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 4  FOR EXHIBIT CHANGE OUT.  CLASSES WILL STILL MEET ACCORDINGLY. 

 

Please join us Saturday September 14th for STEAM Saturday from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Admission is $10.00 per person and includes, exhibit hall, 1:00pm StarLab Show, and  2:00pm Flavor Flip Lab. 

Hours

Tuesday – Friday:  9am to 5pm

Saturday: 10am to 3pm

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

Discovery Center new hours of operation begin October 5th.  To better serve our community, we will be open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am-5pm. 

Discovery Center Pricing

Adults (18+): $6.50

Child (3-17): $6.50

Infants (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

Family of 4  day pass: $22.00

Family of 4 yearly membership: $65.00

 

Location

701 NE Sanchez Ave Ocala, Fl 34470

 

Who We Are

Ocala’s Local Children’s Museum

The Discovery Center of Ocala strives to provide community members of all ages an interactive educational experience, which stimulates a desire to expand personal knowledge.

Exhibition Space

The Discovery Center hosts four exhibits annually in its 5,000 square foot exhibition hall. 

Classes & Camps

The Discovery Center offers many weekly science classes, drop in programs and two amazing summer camps !