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Category: Museums, Local time: 10:09:53, Address: 301 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, 28202, Tel.: +1 704-372-6261, Official WWW website: ,

The Discovery Place is a museum of science and technology in the USA . It is situated in North Carolina, in the city Charlotte , at the address 301 N. Tryon Street.

Interactive museum of science and technology

The Discovery Place was founded in 1981. In 2009-2010, the museum was reconstructed and many new exhibits were added. The Discovery Place offers its visitors a chance to explore the world of science and technical development in the form of interactive exhibits. You can try out many experiments for yourself and visit exciting attractions for both adults and children. They include e.g.an aquarium, the Imax Cinema and the Discovery 3D Theatre, in which you can watch a short (15-20 minutes) thematic movie dedicated to science or nature. You can participate in many educational programs in the Discovery Place.

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The Discovery Place is opened all year round. From Monday to Friday, it is opened from 9 am to 4 pm. On Sunday, the museum is opened from 10 am to 6 pm and from 12 to 5 pm on Sunday. The entrance fee to the museum is 12 USD for adults and 9 USD for children. The ticket to the Imax Cinema costs 18 USD for adults and 15 USD for children.

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GPS: 35.2298, -80.8412
Altitude: 236 m
Date of foundation: 1981
How many visitors do you have anually?: 520000
Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:43:33 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Does the museum organize educational programs?: for schools
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Is it possible to use the facility for events and special actions?: Yes
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Type of the museum: museum
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Museum specialised in: aircraft and aviation, industry

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