At Discovery Place, the mission is to inspire curious thinkers to discover the wonders of science, technology and nature. The company believes that the world of science is truly wonder-full and are very enthusiastic in exploring this with visitors. For more than 70 years staff at Discovery Place has been dedicated to providing innovative and interactive science education to the community. Through museum experiences, live shows, community outreach programs, summer camps, birthday parties, IMAX films, educator professional development, special event programs, hands-on labs, world-class exhibitions, guided travel programs and more, you are bound to find your way to connect to and get excited about science. Discovery Place Science is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and the interactive science and technology center features extraordinary exhibitions, hands-on labs, live science shows, an indoor rainforest, aquarium habitats, a giant screen IMAX Dome Theatre, a makerspace and more. With a full schedule of events, workshops and adults-only happenings, Discovery Place Science is appropriate for all ages and all stages.