Hours

Tues-Sat 9:30am to 4:30pm
Sundays 12:00pm to 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays

Open Mondays on Select Holidays

Up next: MLK Day, Presidents Day, & Memorial Day

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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Discover Community Speaker Series: Tremaine Brown

Discover Community Speaker Series: Tremaine Brown

February 23, 2024 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join in on the conversation around the community with Tremaine Brown as he shares his experiences serving the Amarillo community, both as the proprietor of Shi Lee’s BBQ and Soul Food and as the founde...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

February 28, 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 ...

Learn about Leap Day!

Learn about Leap Day!

February 29, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Learn all about leaping animals and what Leap Day is before we hop into March! Join us for a day full of activities, crafts, and demos for all ages to enjoy. You'll be "hoppy" you stopped by and discovered s...

Coffee and Cuties

Coffee and Cuties

March 1, 2024 @ 9:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives caregivers the opportunity to sit back and relax! Your child will participate in storytime that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, bot...

Beerology: Science on Tap

Beerology: Science on Tap

March 1, 2024 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The DHDC is brewing some fun with our annual AfterDark event, Beerology:  Science on Tap!   Plenty of Craft beer to go ’round with selections from Budweiser Distributing Company Bee...

Read Across America at DHDC

Read Across America at DHDC

March 2, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

DHDC will celebrate National Read Across America Day with storytime every other hour! Visitors are encouraged to dress as their favorite storybook characters and participate in a day full of storybook-magic....

Girls Who Science

Girls Who Science

March 4, 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...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

March 6, 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 ...

Spring Break Spectacular

Spring Break Spectacular

March 9, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - March 17, 2024 @ 4:30 PM

Get ready for NINE DAYS of spectacular Spring Break activities!   Perfect for learners of all ages, your group of castaways will go through a survival of the senses as you discover sight, touch, smell, ...

Survival of the Senses Day Camp

Survival of the Senses Day Camp

March 11, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - March 15, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

The best place for your kids to learn and HAVE FUN while they’re out of school for Spring Break! Looking for a way for your learners to get out of the house or away from the screens? Register for one d...

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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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