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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DEAR Day at DHDC

DEAR Day at DHDC

April 12, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

DHDC is celebrating DEAR Day this year with special storytimes every other hour! Visitors are encouraged to come in their pjs and get cozy with a book in our Literacy Corner, Kinder Studio, or our Treehouse ...

Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

April 12, 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...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

April 17, 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

April 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

May 1, 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

May 3, 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...

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

May 4, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Calling all Padawans! DHDC is turning into an all-out rebel base! On May the 4th, the DHDC will have a special evening event for all you sci-fi fans. Join our forces, put on your gear and prepare to defeat t...

May the Fourth: Join the Darkside

May the Fourth: Join the Darkside

May 4, 2024 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Exclusively for imperial subjects aged 21 and over, Join the Darkside is the adult-only continuation of our family event, May the Fourth Be With You.   The dark side is taking over DHDC. Join us for a g...

Girls Who Science

Girls Who Science

May 6, 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

May 8, 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 ...

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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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