Ready Set Go! Closes September 25th, 2021!

The Discovery Center’s exhibit, Ready Set Go, will have it’s final day on Saturday, September 25 at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Be sure to stop by before this exhibit speeds away!

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Ready Set Go! explores the many modes of transportation, that move people and goods around the world. There will be hands-on experimentation stations and activities like a toy engine auto-garage where children can learn about auto mechanic skills, a kid-sized drag race strip with foot powered mini cars, hands on model train area, a working traffic light, a drag racing suit from Ocala’s Burnyzz team, plus much more. This exhibit is sponsored by Marion Rotary Duck Derby, Ocala Electric Utilities, Burnyzz and the Discovery Center Foundation.



Thank you to our sponsors!

Coming Soon…Amazing Arthropods October 9 – December 30, 2021

Come explore the amazing world of arthropods.  Butterflies and bees, beetles, tarantulas and even crabs all make up the amazing world of arthropods.  Learn how scientists classify insects, go back in time to discovery giant fossilized bugs, meet some of our live artrhopods, and even be your favorite bug for a day!