Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., is designed to enhance visitors' perceptions of science and technology via hands-on experiences. Multidimensional exhibits uncover the wonders of science, nature, math and technology, and online, audio, video and graphic components are used to stimulate discussion about contemporary topics. Other exhibits allow both kids and adults to experiment with forces controlled by the laws of physics and chemistry. The natural world is represented by a living rain forest, live species and an aquarium.
Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.