Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Hours today:
9:00am – 8:00pm

Museum location:
490 S. Center Street, Reno

775-786-1000
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Calendar of events

Wednesday

Feb

10

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.

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $10
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

Feb

10

Fantastic FlightFantastic Flight

Let your imagination take flight in The Shop when you use real tools and materials to build things that fly! Aim high when you build kites, helicopters, hot air balloons, or anything else you can dream up.

Times: 4:00 – 7:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Feb

10

Half price admissionHalf Price Admission

Visit The Discovery after 4:00pm every Wednesday for just $5.00 admission per person! Children under age 1 and members are always free!

Supported in part by: Rounds Bakery

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: $5 general admission, Members free


Saturday

Feb

13

DIY ValentinesDIY Valentines

Nothing says "I love you" like a handmade valentine. Visit The Shop to create your own special Valentine's gift using a variety of available tools and materials!

Times: 10:00am – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Feb

14

DIY ValentinesDIY Valentines

Nothing says "I love you" like a handmade valentine. Visit The Shop to create your own special Valentine's gift using a variety of available tools and materials!

Times: 12:00 – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Monday

Feb

15

Presidents DaySpecial Monday Hours

The Discovery will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Presidents Day, Monday, February 15, 2016.

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


Monday

Feb

15

DIY ValentinesDIY Valentines

Nothing says "I love you" like a handmade valentine. Visit The Shop to create your own special Valentine's gift using a variety of available tools and materials!

Times: 10:00am – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Feb

17

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.

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $10
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

Feb

17

Fantastic FlightFantastic Flight

Let your imagination take flight in The Shop when you use real tools and materials to build things that fly! Aim high when you build kites, helicopters, hot air balloons, or anything else you can dream up.

Times: 4:00 – 7:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Feb

17

Half price admissionHalf Price Admission

Visit The Discovery after 4:00pm every Wednesday for just $5.00 admission per person! Children under age 1 and members are always free!

Supported in part by: Rounds Bakery

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: $5 general admission, Members free


Saturday

Feb

20

Fantastic FlightFantastic Flight

Let your imagination take flight in The Shop when you use real tools and materials to build things that fly! Aim high when you build kites, helicopters, hot air balloons, or anything else you can dream up.

Times: 10:00am – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Feb

21

Fantastic FlightFantastic Flight

Let your imagination take flight in The Shop when you use real tools and materials to build things that fly! Aim high when you build kites, helicopters, hot air balloons, or anything else you can dream up.

Times: 12:00 – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Feb

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.

Time: 9:00am
Cost: Members free, nonmembers $10
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

Feb

24

Open Build DayOpen Build Day

Bring your creativity and ingenuity to The Shop for unlimited building. Let your imagination free as you select from real tool and materials to design and build the next big thing!

Times: 4:00 – 7:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Wednesday

Feb

24

Half price admissionHalf Price Admission

Visit The Discovery after 4:00pm every Wednesday for just $5.00 admission per person! Children under age 1 and members are always free!

Supported in part by: Rounds Bakery

Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: $5 general admission, Members free


Saturday

Feb

27

Open Build DayOpen Build Day

Bring your creativity and ingenuity to The Shop for unlimited building. Let your imagination free as you select from real tool and materials to design and build the next big thing!

Times: 10:00am – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Feb

27

M5 Mexican BrassM5 Mexican Brass

M5 Mexican Brass introduces children to the world of music, showing that melodies from any country, era, or style can be beautiful. Direct from Mexico City, this dynamic and bilingual program excites kids about music and awakens an interest in brass instruments.

Times: 3:30, 4:15pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Sunday

Feb

28

Open Build DayOpen Build Day

Bring your creativity and ingenuity to The Shop for unlimited building. Let your imagination free as you select from real tool and materials to design and build the next big thing!

Times: 12:00 – 4:45pm
Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: Recommended for all ages


Saturday

Mar

12

Teen Science NightTeen Science Night 2016

Join us for the first annual Teen Science Night, hosted and organized by The Discovery's Teen Advisory Committee. Explore the entire museum and take part in a variety of cool science activities and demonstrations.

Time: 7:00 – 10:00pm
Cost: $5 in advance and at the door
Ages: Students enrolled in high school only
Tickets: Purchase online or call 775-786-1000


Sunday

Mar

13

Leprechaun Race4th Annual Leprechaun Race

Are you faster than a leprechaun? Find out at the 4th Annual Leprechaun Race on Sunday, March 13th. This family-friendly 5K run/walk will take you on a tour through the streets of the Midtown and Wells Avenue neighborhoods. The race starts and ends at The Discovery and a portion of the proceeds go the museum!

Time: 8:30am
Ages: Recommended for all ages
Register: Race178.com/LeprechaunRace


Sunday

Mar

13

Extended HoursExtended Museum Hours

The Discovery will be open from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Please note: Parking around the museum may be limited from 9:00am to noon due to the Leprechaun Race.

Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: $8 general, members free


Saturday

Apr

23

Social ScienceSocial Science: Robots & Drones

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 (I.D. required)
Tickets: Purchase online— or call 775-786-1000


Monster Fish

Go face-to-face with really big fish
Exhibition now open!


Teen Science Night

Learn to code. Win prizes!
Find out more


Teen Science Night

A one night teen takeover
Saturday, March 12 · 7:00pm