Admission2024-05-06T13:59:44-04:00

Adventure Awaits

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Make Unforgettable Memories!

DAYS HOURS
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


When you step into Discovery Place Kids, you’re not just signing up for a day full of fun and exploration. You’re helping us give back to the community.

You may be surprised to learn that we’re a nonprofit. And our mission is to spread the wonder of STEM learning throughout our communities.

Your ticket purchase does more than open doors to a world of discovery. It is a vital part of helping us develop vibrant programs and keep school field trips affordable, especially for schools who need a little extra help.

So, as you laugh, learn and explore with us, take a moment to high-five yourselves for making a difference in the coolest way possible!

Upcoming Events

New Discount for Richmond County

April 13, 2024 - April 13, 2025

Sensory-Friendly Hours

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Richmond County Residents Age 1 & Up

$600

Guests Age 1 & Up

$800

Members-Only Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Make Unforgettable Memories

DAYS HOURS
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

When you step into Discovery Place Kids, you’re not just signing up for a day full of fun and exploration. You’re helping us give back to the community.

You may be surprised to learn that we’re a nonprofit. And our mission is to spread the wonder of STEM learning throughout our communities.

Your ticket purchase does more than open doors to a world of discovery. It is a vital part of helping us develop vibrant programs and keep school field trips affordable, especially for schools who need a little extra help.

So, as you laugh, learn and explore with us, take a moment to high-five yourselves for making a difference in the coolest way possible!

Richmond County Residents Age 1 & Up

$600

Guests Age 1 & Up

$800

Members-Only Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Upcoming Events

New Discount for Richmond County

April 13, 2024 - April 13, 2025

Sensory-Friendly Hours

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Daily Shows

Live Science Show

Join us in The Lab!

Join us at the The Lab for an adventure in science. Predict, observe and experiment with different topics. From color-mixing to chemical reactions, our Science Show is sure to instill curiosity in our little scientists.

Big Fun Dance Party

Big Fun Dance Party

Boogie and shake with us at the Sandhills Stage. Dance and sing to songs that will get you up and moving. From “Chicken Dance” and “Shake It All About” to “Bop ‘Til You Drop,” fun will be had by all! This activity allows for a smooth transition for our young visitors who need to go home for lunch, naps or to end the day.

Special Discounts

Where can I buy a ticket?2024-05-06T13:48:34-04:00

Tickets can be purchased onsite or online in advance. Click here to purchase your tickets online.

I reserved tickets in advance but now I need to reschedule. What should I do?2024-05-06T13:50:02-04:00

Tickets are non-refundable but may be rescheduled up to 24 hours before your visit. Due to capacity limitations, we cannot reschedule or offer refunds if you contact us after your reserved time. Our Guest Sales team can assist you with rescheduling your visit.

What is the Member Hour?2024-05-06T13:51:46-04:00

Discovery Place Kids–Rockingham Members have early access to the Museum one hour before opening to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. There are no member hours on Sundays. Not a Member? Join today!

Unaccompanied Adult Policy2024-05-06T13:52:57-04:00

Because Discovery Place Kids–Rockingham is a facility for children, unaccompanied adults are prohibited in the Museum. Staff will approach adults who appear to be unaccompanied by children to inquire about the purpose of their visit. Such inquiries are not meant to make adults feel unwelcome or scrutinized but to ensure that all visitors are safe.

Are pets allowed in the Museum?2024-05-06T13:54:25-04:00

For the safety of our guests and living residents, no outside animals are allowed in the Museum except service animals, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Please note: Emotional support animals are not ADA-recognized service animals and are prohibited in the Museum.

Can I bring lunch, snacks, drinks?2024-05-06T13:55:09-04:00

Small snack items may be brought into the Museum and consumed in designated locations.

Can I bring a stroller?2024-05-06T13:56:04-04:00

Yes, strollers are permitted in all of the Museums. However, elevator access will be limited to one family or group at a time, so we ask for your patience when using them.

How are you providing accessibility accommodations?2024-05-06T13:56:41-04:00

Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at all our Museums. Visitors should request a wheelchair at Ticket Check-In. Wheelchairs are sanitized after each use.

Can I use my ASTC Passport benefits at Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham?2024-05-06T13:57:49-04:00

General admission to Discovery Place Science and Discovery Place Nature are included in the ASTC Passport Program with the admittance policy of general admission for two adults and up to four children 18 or younger. Distance exclusions may apply. Discovery Place Kids locations are not included in the ASTC Passport Program. Proof of active membership at a participating museum and proof of residency are required. Contact Members@discoveryplace.org for more information.

Discovery Place Filming & Photography Policy2024-05-06T13:58:44-04:00

Discovery Place reserves the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at the Museum or related events for publicity and promotional purposes. Every effort is made to make visitors aware they are being filmed, photographed and recorded. We are also sensitive to the wishes and rights of parents and caregivers who may not want their children to be filmed and photographed.

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