Due to COVID19 our hours and operations have changed slightly. We encourage patrons over age 6 to wear a face covering while in the building, and for families to practice social distancing while enjoying our exhibits.  Our staff is available by phone at (352) 401-3900 to assist you with any questions.

Discovery Center

















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

Spring Classes

Registration opens November 17th!


Star Lab

Enjoy one of the Star lab shows on Saturdays! Due to COVID-19 Star Lab is available by group reservation only. Contact the front desk for information.

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Plan Your Visit


Tuesday – Saturday


Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

Discovery Center Pricing per session

Adults (18+): $8.00

Child (3-17): $8.00

Seniors/Veterans $7.00

Infants (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

Family of 4  day pass: $28.00

Family of 4 yearly membership: $100.00



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 !