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Discovery Place, Charlotte, North Carolina

 
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Distance from city center: 9.5mi
Sophia's pictureby Sophia Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 21st of October, 2010
Interactive, interconnected and entertaining activities, movies and exhibitions can be found the in the Discovery Place in uptown Charlotte.

Kids and adults can have the time of their lives here in the museum and they can also watch beautiful, interesting videos, documentaries in the Omnimax theater which I have to say, is a one-of-a-kind experience.

This place shouldn't be missed when you visit Charlotte. It has fun, it has entertainment, it has knowledge, everything.

Address:
301 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA

Price:
Museum+imax: $18 for adults, $14 for kids.

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 9:00am to 4:00pm. (open on Sat/Sun)

On the web:
http://www.discoveryplace.org/

 
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