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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...

So You Think You Can Spy? - Summer Camp Discovery

So You Think You Can Spy? - Summer Camp Discovery

July 22, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - July 26, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Ready for your next mission? Prove yourself as a secret agent and uncover secret messages, delve into forensics, and uncover science’s BIGGEST secrets. Camp Discovery offers week-long summer camps ...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

July 24, 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 ...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

July 31, 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 ...

Coffee and Cuties

Coffee and Cuties

August 2, 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...

Wizarding School 2024

Wizarding School 2024

August 3, 2024 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Step into a world of enchantment at DHDC, transforming it into a renowned academy of wizardry — together, we’ll embark on an incredible journey that combines the spellbinding realm of magic with ...

Girls Who Science

Girls Who Science

August 5, 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

August 7, 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 ...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

August 14, 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 ...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

August 21, 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 ...

Kid building

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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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