Exhibit Rentals

Discovery Center rental exhibits are great for museums, libraries, schools and community centers. They are hands on, easy to set up, and able to be scaled to fit anywhere from 500 to 5,000 square feet. Click the buttons below for more information on each of our exhibits. For pricing, availability and further information call 352-401-3900 or email discovery@ocalafl.org .

Discovery Center Touring Exibits

Bring the wonder of Discovery Center to your school, library, museum, or community center!

Full Exhibits: $1500.00 per week.

Space Requirement:  1000 – 2500 SF.  Each exhibit includes interactive displays, full color infographic panels and pipe and drape, sign holders, and a PDF full of activities for further classroom exploration. Some exhibits may require host site to provide tables for tabletop activities. Discovery Center can provide on onsite staff person for set up and break down depending on location. Shipping to be calculated upon request.

Astronaut Academy – Explore the past, present and future of space travel

Includes: ISS tunnel, interactive glovebox, Orion model and info panels, gravity lunchbox, Hubble Telescope filtered light activity, Pocket Solar System activity, choice of Mars or Moon backdrop with remote control rover. Option for mission control/solar system panels (20 ft ceiling height required)


Get in the Game – Have fun and even learn a little with these larger than life games.

Includes giant Connect Four, Tic Tac Toe, Kerplunk, Snakes and Ladders, and Jenga along with matching info panels.


Wild Weather – Discover the science of storms and be a meteorologist for the day.

Includes weather station, historic weather instrument display, thunder and lightning consoles, Tornado machine, and microburst display along w Fujita Scale info panel. Requires electrical outlets and host supplied distilled water.


Mad Lab – Celebrate the real-life science that inspired Mary Shelly to write Frankenstein

Includes tabletop electricity experiments, robot arm challenge, life-size Build a Frankie, and full color info panels.


Sense-Sational – Take an interactive look at our senses

Includes free standing pentagon with one sense displayed on each side and corresponding interactive element. Requires electrical hookup and 5 tables for activities. Linear display option available for hallways or smaller spaces.

Discovery Center Mini Exhibits

Mini exhibits – $500 per week.

Recommended for smaller areas like libraries, classrooms, hallways etc.   Includes full color vinyl panels, pipe and drape for hanging display, and PDF classroom supplements.

Operation Oceans – Follow Cora the coral polyp as we explore the oceans and save our seas.

Eco Invaders – Get your detective gear on as we search for invasive species

Sense-Sational – Explore your senses with 6 full color info panels.