Discovery Place, Charlotte, North Carolina

 
00
    
Legend
  • Family & Fun travel tip
  • City center
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/

 
Charlotte NC ToursUS National Whitewater Center
 
 
 
Family & Fun
tips

Recent travel tips for Charlotte

  • SouthPark Mall
    For some brand or souvenir shopping we went to the SouthPark Mall, because we figured we could everything in one place so we wouldn't have to wander around the town to find something. They have fashion, market brand stores, souvenir [...]
    D: 4.6mi00
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame
    The paradise for race-car fans, NASCAR Hall of Fame is fun, exciting and great. There is no place in Charlotte, or maybe the whole world, where you can get so much info on the Nascar race cars and races and not be bored. We loved the [...]
    D: 9mi00
  • Levine Museum of the New South
    You can get an overview of the city of Charlotte after the Civil War, the way people had to manage and live through their days. The Levine Museum of the New South has interactive and informative exhibits that are interesting to both adults [...]
    D: 9.5mi00
  • Old Mecklenburg Brewery
    Though I don't enjoy beer so much, I definitely got a taste for it after I took the tour in the Old Mecklenburg Brewery. Our guide had such a passion for this 'profession' and could describe the process with so much accuracy and [...]
    D: 6.5mi00
  • Carowinds Amusement Park
    You should definitely visit Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte if you are with children, because they will just love it! I went there with some friends and their families and we had so much fun. The children were excited from the moment [...]
    D: 4.5mi00

Things about Charlotte you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Charlotte History

 The Charlotte area was first settled during 1755.  Thomas Polk was traveling with the family of Thomas Spratt and stopped there to build his house at a Native American intersection for two trading paths between Catawba River and Yadkin River.  One of these paths went from north to south and was a part of the famous Great Wagon Road.  The other path went from west to east.  During the early [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Fussen, Germany
When you are in Füssen, then you can go to a big castle called 'Schloss Schwanstein'.
General: Schloss Schwanstein

Quito, Ecuador
At the very top of one of the surrounding mountains in Quito you will find a very big statue of the Virgin Mary standing on a dragon with a leash...
Sightseeing: Mirador Panecillo

 

Denia, Spain
Check your holiday acommodation 100%, if you rent a holiday house.
General: Holiday house

Nantes, France
Verne was born in Nantes and the Museum was opened for the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. It's a great place for everyone who...
History & Culture: Jules Verne Museum

 

Alba Iulia, Romania
The Carolina Fortress of Alba Iulia is considered one of the seven wonders of Romania. It is a compelling group of buildings in very good state and...
History & Culture: Carolina Fortress

Hermosa Beach, California
It’s always happening at this place, which happens to be one of my favorite hangouts near the beach. Most people probably know Hennessey's Tavern...
Food: Hennessey's Tavern

 

Honolulu, Hawaii
Diamond Head is one of the most beautiful and famous craters in the world. When British sailors first saw it from a distance they thought about the...
Outdoors Activities: Diamond Head

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Visit Mesilla! The Gadsden Purchase, which annexed Mesilla to the United States from Mexico and established the current international borders of...
General: Gadsden Purchase and Mesilla Plaza

 

Maroa, Illinois
For me this bookstore is Heaven on Earth!! I always loved to read while eating a snack or drink a cup of hot chocolate and to find a place that...
Shopping: Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

Hue, Vietnam
WELCOME TO VIETNAM TRIP FINDER  CENTRAL TOURIST ONLINE SUPPORT BOOKING   We are Vietnam Trip Finder, Online Tourist Travel Agency...
General: Vietnam Your Best Promotion Travel

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*