The Discovery Center! So Much Fun You Won’t Know You’re Learning
Amarillo has a wonderful place that is full of learning and fun, and it's not just for kids. It's for everyone young and old.
It's the Don Harrington Discovery Center. This amazing science center has been entertaining everyone from all over the Texas Panhandle for decades. It's a place to go and learn about science and the world. Not to mention some hands on fun and learning.
The Discovery Center is open year round and they have rotating exhibits as well as their permanent exhibits. Over the years they have added some amazing features, in 2003 they added the Space Theater. The Space Theater is a domed theater where you can explore space from the comfort of your seat.
Their newest addition Makers Metropolis is a growing exhibit with plans to continue to grow over the next few years. It place to get hands on with bulldozers, tractors and more.
Let's talk about the living creatures you can learn about, from snakes, to spiders, to turtles and more.
If you have little kids, they also have their special play and learning section.
They have also added the Outdoor Science , you'll meet Rexas the T-Rex, he looks mean but he won't bite, and Trixie the Triceratops. Dig for fossils, or make some beautiful music.
The Discovery Center welcomes traveling exhibits every year and sometimes more. At the moment the are hosting the All Charged exhibit, where you learn about all things electric.
What would a trip to the Discovery Center be without leaving with something scientific? They have an awesome gift shop where you will find all sorts of great things.
Don't miss out on all the amazing extras the Discovery Center offers.
They have Coffee and Cuties each month, Spring Break camps, Summer Camps, Christmas fun, New Year's fun, Easter Fun and more. Plus, they offer events for adults only, including Beerology. Plus, several times a year you can explore the Discovery Center during their Discover for $1 events.
The Discovery Center is a place you will want to visit over and over again. It's so much fun, you and your kids won't even realize you are learning.