Discovery CenterWONDER. EXPLORE. CREATE.
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!
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
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.
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.
Adults (18+): $6.50
Child (3-17): $6.50
Infants (2 and under): FREE
Family of 4 day pass: $22.00
Family of 4 yearly membership: $65.00
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.
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 !