Discovery Center

WONDER. EXPLORE. CREATE.

Discovery Center is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will reopen October 3rd. Please click here to read our reopening plan.

Plan your visit

Due to Covid-19 our operations have temporaily changed. We will be open beginning October 3, 2020 at a 50% capacity. Face coverings are required for adults and children over the age of six years old. Social Distancing is encouraged.

Hours

Tuesday – Friday:  10am to 12:30pm / 2:00pm-4:30pm  (closed for deep cleaning 12:30-2:00pm)

Saturdays: 10:00am-4:00pm (limited capacity sessions every 2 hours) Close at 4:00 for staff to deep clean

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

Discovery Center Pricing– per session

Adults (18+): $8.00

Child (3-17): $8.00

Senior/Veterans: $7.00

Infants (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

StarLab Planetarium – $30.00 per group. Up to 10 people all in the same family/party. 

Location

701 NE Sanchez Ave Ocala, Fl 34470

Virtual Learning Pod Registration coming soon!

Come Visit our Animals

THE DISCOVERY CENTER IS HOME TO OVER 13 SPECIES OF REPTILES, AMPHIBIANS, AND ARTHROPODS!

 

STEAM Saturday

STEAM Satuday is a hands on science program held each Saturday at 2:00pm. Tickets are a $3.00  add-on to admission.

Astronaut Academy

October 3, 2020 – January 2, 2021

 

Toddler Drop In Classes

Don’t miss Pop-up Science every Thursday beginning October 8th from 10:30 am – 11:00 am for ages 1-4. This 30 minute drop in program is a $3.00 add on to general admission.

Great place for the kids!!! Learning and fun all in one!!!

Lora Windle