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Bounce

Bounce explores concepts of both math and physical science through creative play. The exhibit features 35 hands-on learning stations that occupy the exhibit floor.

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Beyond: Unity In Community

According to the US Department of State, Amarillo has the largest population of refugees per capita of any Texas city. Our “Beyond” exhibit is a culturally relevant and responsive community program designed to develop cultural competencies about different communities in Amarillo and enrich the lives, well-being, and education of all adults and children in the […]

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Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground is designed to inspire children-directed learning. Giant blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes, oversized cogs, wheels, spools, and tubes stimulate creativity in children of all ages and inspire them to invent their own ways to play. Kids work together to create original structures and make up their own stories, rules, and […]

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Planetary Landscapes

Planetary Landscapes examines landforms and the changes they undergo over time. Hands-on exhibits and colorful graphics allow visitors to explore common landforms and the forces that create change to the Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, continental rifts, wind, water, and ice. Visitors can also investigate the similarities and differences between landforms on Earth and […]

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Sun, Earth, Universe

This engaging, hands-on interactive exhibit is filled with dazzling imagery and will connect you with current NASA science research and launch you on a journey to explore the universe! The Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition was developed in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Sun, Earth, Universe exhibitions are developed and distributed nationwide […]

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Discover Through Time

Featuring over thirty species of animals, full-sensory environments, hands-on exploration activities, and a life-science observation lab, this new addition to the Discover Center will educate generations of community members. It’s immersive and fun for all ages – everyone in the family is bound to learn something new! Funded in part by the Paul F. and […]

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Outdoor Science Park

Our Outdoor Science Park, nestled on the southeast side, invites you to unearth fossils, meet our dino friends Trixie and Rex, and encourage play.  Perfect for both school groups and families, the park boasts plenty of seating—ideal for picnics or a snack break. Open during regular DHDC hours (weather permitting); your DHDC admission grants you […]

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Literacy Corner

Step into the Literacy Corner at DHDC and get lost in a world of stories! In this cozy haven, families can unwind and enjoy books on a variety of topics. Dive into a tale on our comfy seats, bask in the soft, inviting light, or let the young ones sneak off to a reading loft […]

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Space Gallery

Adjacent to the Space Theater, the Space Gallery offers insights into weather on Earth and in space. View real-time Earth weather data and learn about common weather events. The gallery also introduces space phenomena like auroras, solar flares, and cosmic rays, highlighting their effects on our planet.

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