Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Hours today:
10:00am–5:00pm

Museum location:
490 S. Center Street, Reno

775-786-1000
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Calendar of events

Saturday

Dec

20

DIY picture frameDIY Picture Frame

Build and decorate your very own picture frame to hold the portrait you'll take at the museum, too! Frames make a great holiday gift or family keepsake.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Dec

20

Ashley WestwoodVisiting Artist: Ashley Westwood

Create your very own holiday greeting cards and learn a new art technique with Visiting Artist Ashley Westwood. Limited to 15 participants per session.

Cost: Free with museum admission
Register: Registration is required online or by calling 775-786-1000
10:00am (Ages 4-5)     11:30am (Ages 6-8)
1:00pm (Ages 6-8)     2:30pm (Ages 9-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14 and up)


Saturday

Dec

20

Cardboard linkageCardboard Linkage

Visit The Shop and combine your ingenuity with recycled cardboard and fasteners to create a variety of mechanical and artistic objects.

Times: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up


Sunday

Dec

21

DIY picture frameDIY Picture Frame

Build and decorate your very own picture frame to hold the portrait you'll take at the museum, too! Frames make a great holiday gift or family keepsake.

Times: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Monday

Dec

22

Special Monday HoursSpecial Monday Hours

The Discovery will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, December 22, 2014.

Times: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8


Monday

Dec

22

DIY picture frameDIY Picture Frame

Build and decorate your very own picture frame to hold the portrait you'll take at the museum, too! Frames make a great holiday gift or family keepsake.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Tuesday

Dec

23

Cardboard linkageCardboard Linkage

Visit The Shop and combine your ingenuity with recycled cardboard and fasteners to create a variety of mechanical and artistic objects.

Times: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up


Wednesday

Dec

24

Small Wonder WednesdaySmall Wonder Wednesday

Don't miss this special morning just for museum visitors age 5 and under. Participate in story time and explore the museum for a full hour before it opens to the public.

Sponsored by: The Child Garden

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8
Ages: Ages 5 and under

Note: Small Wonder Wednesday is reserved for families with children age 5 and under. Older siblings may join at 10:00am.


Wednesday

Dec

24

DIY picture frameDIY Picture Frame

Build and decorate your very own picture frame to hold the portrait you'll take at the museum, too! Frames make a great holiday gift or family keepsake.

Times: 10:30am – 7:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Dec

24

$4 admission after 4pm$4 admission after 4:00pm

Visit The Discovery after 4pm on Wednesday, December 24th for just $4.00 admission per person. Children 1 and under are free. Members are always free!

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $4


Thursday

Dec

25

Museum closedChristmas Day: Museum Closed

The Discovery will closed on Thursday, December 25th. The museum will reopen at 10:00am on Friday, December 26th. Merry Christmas!

Times: Closed all day


Friday

Dec

26

DIY picture frameDIY Picture Frame

Build and decorate your very own picture frame to hold the portrait you'll take at the museum, too! Frames make a great holiday gift or family keepsake.

Times: 10:30am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Dec

27

DIY stuffed dollsDIY Stuffed Toys

Develop hand- and machine-sewing skills when you use fabric and a variety of other materials to create your own stuffed doll or animal.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Dec

28

DIY stuffed dollsDIY Stuffed Toys

Develop hand- and machine-sewing skills when you use fabric and a variety of other materials to create your own stuffed doll or animal.

Times: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Monday

Dec

29

Special Monday HoursSpecial Monday Hours

The Discovery will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, December 29, 2014.

Times: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8


Monday

Dec

29

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Tuesday

Dec

30

Cardboard linkageCardboard Linkage

Visit The Shop and combine your ingenuity with recycled cardboard and fasteners to create a variety of mechanical and artistic objects.

Times: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up


Wednesday

Dec

31

Small Wonder WednesdaySmall Wonder Wednesday

Don't miss this special morning just for museum visitors age 5 and under. Participate in story time and explore the museum for a full hour before it opens to the public.

Sponsored by: The Child Garden

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8
Ages: Ages 5 and under

Note: Small Wonder Wednesday is reserved for families with children age 5 and under. Older siblings may join at 10:00am.


Wednesday

Dec

31

DIY stuffed dollsDIY Stuffed Toys

Develop hand- and machine-sewing skills when you use fabric and a variety of other materials to create your own stuffed doll or animal.

Times: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Dec

31

$4 admission after 4pm$4 admission after 4:00pm

Visit The Discovery after 4pm on Wednesday, December 31st for just $4.00 admission per person. Children 1 and under are free. Members are always free!

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $4


Thursday

Jan

1

DIY stuffed dollsDIY Stuffed Toys

Develop hand- and machine-sewing skills when you use fabric and a variety of other materials to create your own stuffed doll or animal.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Friday

Jan

2

DIY stuffed dollsDIY Stuffed Toys

Develop hand- and machine-sewing skills when you use fabric and a variety of other materials to create your own stuffed doll or animal.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Jan

3

DIY pull toyDIY Pull Toy

Put your woodworking skills to the test when you build a classic pull toy complete with wooden wheels.

Times: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Jan

4

DIY pull toyDIY Pull Toy

Put your woodworking skills to the test when you build a classic pull toy complete with wooden wheels.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Monday

Jan

5

Special Monday HoursSpecial Monday Hours

The Discovery will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Times: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8


Monday

Jan

5

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Tuesday

Jan

6

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Jan

7

Small Wonder WednesdaySmall Wonder Wednesday

Don't miss this special morning just for museum visitors age 5 and under. Participate in story time and explore the museum for a full hour before it opens to the public.

Sponsored by: The Child Garden

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $8
Ages: Ages 5 and under

Note: Small Wonder Wednesday is reserved for families with children age 5 and under. Older siblings may join at 10:00am.


Wednesday

Jan

7

DIY pull toyDIY Pull Toy

Put your woodworking skills to the test when you build a classic pull toy complete with wooden wheels.

Times: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Jan

7

$4 admission after 4pm$4 admission after 4:00pm

Visit The Discovery after 4pm on Wednesday, January 7th for just $4.00 admission per person. Children 1 and under are free. Members are always free!

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $4


Thursday

Jan

8

DIY pull toyDIY Pull Toy

Put your woodworking skills to the test when you build a classic pull toy complete with wooden wheels.

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Friday

Jan

9

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Jan

10

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Jan

11

Solar 'botsSolar 'Bots

Use a variety of materials and the power of the sun to create a robot that can move on its own!

Times: 12:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Jan

31

Social ScienceSocial Science: Movie Magic

Don't miss Social Science, an exciting, artistic, scientific, adults-only event at The Discovery! Enjoy tasty beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres from Whole Foods Market, take part in intriguing science demos and clever art projects, and play like a kid again! Get your tickets today!

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Cost: $15 members, $20 nonmembers; $25 at the door
Ages: 21 and over only
Tickets: Purchase online or call 775-786-1000


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