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DISCOVERY Children's Museum
Type: Children's Museums, Family Friendly, Museums
Located in the Donald W. Reynolds Discovery Center in a three-story, 58,000-square-foot building adjacent to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, this interactive children's museum features more... Read More
Located in the Donald W. Reynolds Discovery Center in a three-story, 58,000-square-foot building adjacent to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, this interactive children's museum features more than 26,000 square feet of exhibit space, including a 5,000-square-foot traveling exhibition gallery. DISCOVERY offers exhibits in science and nature, arts and culture and does it all in a hands-on style that families can enjoy together. Guests of all ages can watch daily demonstrations and participate in various programs and activities. One must-see exhibit is "Water World," where visitors can interact with models of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam bypass bridge. The museum also features a desert-themed exhibition, Toddler Town, that's specifically designed for children under five years of age.
- Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm
- Sun: Noon-5pm Hours; May; Vary; Seasonally
- General Admission $15.50
- Things to Do with Kids: "DISCOVERY Children's Museum offers birthday experiences for groups of 30 and up. The package includes a private birthday room for two hours, a host, decorations, bottled water and a quarter sheet cake or mini cupcakes from Freeds' Bakery."
- Museums: "On the museum's website, people can take a virtual tour of the three-story DISCOVERY Children's Museum to get a sense of what the museum is like. As a bonus, anyone who finds the ten hidden leprechauns in the tour gets 10% off an online ticket purchase."
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Everyone in the family will learn something from the creative, hands-on exhibits at the DISCOVERY Children's Museum.
- Best for Museums Because: With interactive exhibits that are educational for everyone in the family, the DISCOVERY Children's Museum is a place kids and adults enjoy.
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