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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...

Discover for a Dollar: End of School Bash!

Discover for a Dollar: End of School Bash!

May 24, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Looking for somewhere to have the kids celebrate the END OF SCHOOL?! We have just the thing for you! Have fun in the sun with us for just $1! From 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm, we’re offering $1 admission for ...

OPEN Memorial Day at DHDC

OPEN Memorial Day at DHDC

May 27, 2024 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The Don Harrington Discovery Center will be OPEN for Memorial Day!Starting Memorial Day, we will also be OPEN Mondays ALL SUMMER LONG! Start your Summer Break off right by heading to DHDC!

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

May 29, 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 ...

Mysterious Matter - Summer Camp Discovery

Mysterious Matter - Summer Camp Discovery

June 3, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - June 7, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

What’s the matter?! Solid, liquid, gas, or plasma – become a matter detective as you discover different properties of WACKY elements and how they change under pressure (some of them can’t t...

Girls Who Science

Girls Who Science

June 3, 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

June 5, 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

June 7, 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...

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...

Storytime at DHDC

Storytime at DHDC

June 12, 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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