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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...

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...

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...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

July 3, 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

July 5, 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...

The Land Before Time - Summer Camp Discovery

The Land Before Time - Summer Camp Discovery

July 8, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - July 12, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Discover more about creatures that roamed the ancient Earth: DINOSAURS! A camp full of fossils and fun. Camp Discovery offers week-long summer camps for children 3 years old to entering 5th grade. With E...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

July 10, 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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