The Ducks are coming to Ocala!

February 8, 2020
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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!

Operation Oceans!

October 5, 2019 – January 4, 2020

Explore ocean conservation with us!

Registration for spring classes is OPEN!

Discovery Center offers a variety of class topics. Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks. Cost: $160.00 per session. $140.00 for members


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

Please join us Saturday December 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 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Lab. 


Tuesday – Saturday:  10am to 5pm

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

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



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 !