Don Harrington Discovery Center

1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106


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  • Explore, create, invent, tinker, learn and play at the area's education, science and technology center. The museum has interactive exhibits, educational programs, special events and the only planetarium in the Texas Panhandle. The Digital Space Theater, a $1.2 million digital entertainment system in the planetarium, takes shows to new heights. It is just one of a handful of digital theater installations in the nation. Permanent exhibits explore sound, structures, helium, puzzles, weather and optical illusions. And traveling exhibits rotate 2-3 times each year. The Discovery Center is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m. It is closed on Monday. SUMMER HOURS: Monday - Saturday 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4:30p.m. Admission: Adults: $14 Children 3 - 17: $9 Students (w/ID): $11 Seniors (60+): $11 Military (w/ID): $11 Members & Children 2 and under are free. Admission to the Space Theater is included with the Discovery Center admission. Space Theater show times Weekdays & Saturday at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. Sundays at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. The Discovery Center is located in the Harrington Regional Medical Center.

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    • Total Sq. Ft. 35000
    • Space Notes Our spacious, hands-on science museum offers rental spaces to accommodate up to 1500 people in a bright, colorful atmosphere. Available spaces include: Celebration station, an auditorium, space theater, East or West Exhibit Galleries, and Lab or Party rooms.
    • Number of Rooms 5
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