Don Harrington Discovery Center

category : Activity Centers
In a 51-acre park with lake and picnic area, this center offers a variety of attractions. The center hosts a diverse collection of special exhibitions on physical, earth, and life sciences each summer. There are more than a 100 permanent hands-on activities for kids of all ages and planetarium shows to learn about the stars, constellations, planets and the solar system. There's also a 3,000 gallon aquarium with saltwater and freshwater habitats for marine life and a Foucault Pendulum that rotates independently of the earth's gravitational pull, and a helium technology exhibit. A weather watch area features popular displays such as the tornado machine, cloud ring machine, and turbulent orb.

Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 1 - 5 p.m, Closed major holidays
Phone: 806/355-9547
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