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Mon -Sat:
9:30am to 4:30pm
Sundays:
12:00pm to 4:30pm

About the Don Harrington Discovery Center

At the heart of Amarillo, Texas, the Don Harrington Discovery Center ignites a passion for learning, exploration, and imagination. With interactive exhibits spanning science, technology, and the wonders of the natural world, visitors of all ages embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery. Whether you’re delving into the mysteries of our universe, the marvels of technology, or the intricacies of Earth’s ecosystems, there’s always something new to explore. Dive in and awaken your inner explorer today.

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Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums

May 18, 2024 @ 9:30 PM - September 2, 2024 @ 4:30 PM

The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Wildcat Bluff Nature Center are offering FREE ADMISSION for families of veterans and active-duty military personnel through September 4 as part of the Blue Star Museum...

Fast and Furious - Summer Camp Discovery

Fast and Furious - Summer Camp Discovery

June 10, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - June 14, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Figure out how you can become fast and furious as we use force, motion, and energy to our advantage. It’s no competition – you’ll finish first with this camp! Camp Dis...

Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

June 14, 2024 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Register HERE!For children ages 4-11 Enjoy your night while the kids learn and explore new science topics throughout the night! Participating children will explore exhibits, engage in mind-blowing exper...

Father's Day $1 Admission

Father's Day $1 Admission

June 16, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are thankful for dads, grandpas, uncles, and the rest of the village! To celebrate, we’re offering $1 ADMISSION to caregivers on Father’s Day! Make some new memories together Sunday from 12:00...

Exploration Earth - Summer Camp Discovery

Exploration Earth - Summer Camp Discovery

June 17, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - June 21, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

You’ll feel out of this world as an extra-terrestrial being visiting a brand new planet: EARTH! Discover what this blue and green planet is made of and figure out how this weird planet work...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

June 19, 2024 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30am for a special storytime featuring our very special trunk of wonders. Storytime will be located in a new and exciting spot each week for your littles to find! Included with ...

Eco-Adventure - Summer Camp Discovery

Eco-Adventure - Summer Camp Discovery

June 24, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - June 28, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Mushrooms, monkeys, and moss – see how it’s all connected! An eco-adventure from start to finish, explorers will trek through the wilderness to make connections across the food chain. Camp Di...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

June 26, 2024 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30am for a special storytime featuring our very special trunk of wonders. Storytime will be located in a new and exciting spot each week for your littles to find! Included with ...

Dinos of the Deep - Summer Camp Discovery

Dinos of the Deep - Summer Camp Discovery

July 1, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - July 3, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Splash into a camp where we have fun with water AND aquatic dinos. Dive deep into ancient marine life: the dinosaurs that called our oceans home! Sign up for just one day or all three for this week! (Camp ...

Girls Who Science

Girls Who Science

July 1, 2024 @ 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Girls aged 10-18 will learn from women in the STEM industry, conduct interactive experiments, and explore career-focused STEM activities AT NO COST to participants. More About the Program:Medicine, Engineer...

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As a nonprofit organization, the Don Harrington Discovery Center relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to support our educational program offerings for learners across the High Plains. With your help, the Museum is inspiring the next generation through school field trips, educator training, community outreach, and innovative exhibits. Make a difference for thousands learners of all ages and the community by supporting this important work through a membership or a donation.

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