Discovery Center is currently CLOSED

Due to COVID19 we are closed to the public until further notice. Our staff is available by phone to assist you with any questions. Please stay tuned for re-open dates.We are conducting limited capacity summer camps. Please visit our Summer Camps page for up to date informationand registration for camp.

Summer Camp Update

Discovery Center and The City of Ocala will be hosting their yearly summer camps, but will be implementing new rules in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to keep campers safe, camps will be limited on the numbers of campers we can accept. Campers will be required to bring and wear their own face masks. Staff will also be wearing masks and will adhere to a regular cleaning schedule. Health screenings will be required every morning. For more information about the safety measures we are implementing, please visit:

Discovery Center will offer limited summer camp beginning Monday June 8th. Registration for the week of June 8th will open Monday May 25th and close at noon on Friday June 5th.  Registration must be done online, or over the phone. There will be no in person registration or payments. Stay tuned for more information. Discovery Center will remain closed to the general public through the summer.

Discovery Center







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!



Star Lab

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


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Plan Your Visit


Tuesday – Saturday:  10am to 5pm

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

Discovery Center Pricing

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 !