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If you plan to visit the Center just 3 times a year, membership pays. More importantly, your support is appreciated!

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Advanced timed tickets are now required for your visit to the Discovery Center! Reserve your tickets up to 1 week in advance online and make your next visit a breeze.

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EVENT CALENDAR

Dec
1
Tue
VIRTUAL GivingTuesday: Live Music & Science Demo @ Facebook LIVE
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Tuesday, December 1 | 7-7:45pm

LIVE ON FACEBOOK!

GivingTuesday is all about coming together as a community to support one another. Join some of our Discovery Center team with LIVE music from local musician Alyssa Grace as we fundraise to ensure curiosity never closes.

Enjoy a special SCIENCE DEMO as we explore the question, What is Sound? 🎼👂

Only 13 years old, Aly was eager to join one of her local organizations to use her music to help the community. We hope you'll join us, too... virtually! for the official announcement.

Click Here: To Get a Reminder for Virtual GivingTuesday


Can't tune in? Make a donation online today! Thank you for supporting lifelong learning and education in STEM.

Dec
4
Fri
Hour with the Expert (Jan Summers Duffy)
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Fridays from 1pm - 2:30pm (Ends December 18th)

Free for Members | Free with Admission*

Hour with the Expert is a special gallery experience with Boise resident, Egyptologist and Archaeologist Jan Summers Duffy! Every Friday through December 18th, Jan will be in the galleries of King Tut: Treasures of the Tomb to answer visitor questions and share insight into the collection. Reserve your admission during her 90 minute stay to ask an expert HERE!

*Reserved admission now required. Plan Your Visit.

Dec
11
Fri
Hour with the Expert (Jan Summers Duffy)
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Fridays from 1pm - 2:30pm (Ends December 18th)

Free for Members | Free with Admission*

Hour with the Expert is a special gallery experience with Boise resident, Egyptologist and Archaeologist Jan Summers Duffy! Every Friday through December 18th, Jan will be in the galleries of King Tut: Treasures of the Tomb to answer visitor questions and share insight into the collection. Reserve your admission during her 90 minute stay to ask an expert HERE!

*Reserved admission now required. Plan Your Visit.

Dec
18
Fri
FREE Virtual Varsity Tutors Class: Busting Egyptian Myths!
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

 

Is the curse of the mummy true? Who else was buried in King Tut's tomb? Was the mask really made for him? Dig deeper into King Tut's tomb with our Discovery Center Education Team through our second FREE CLASS on Varsity Tutors. Meet a real archaeologist and get to the bottom of some Egypt's myths!

Click Here: Learn More and Register

LAST DAY: Hour with the Expert (Jan Summers Duffy)
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Today from 1pm - 2:30pm

Free for Members | Free with Admission*

Hour with the Expert is a special gallery experience with Boise resident, Egyptologist and Archaeologist Jan Summers Duffy! Join Jan on her final day in the galleries of King Tut: Treasures of the Tomb to answer visitor questions and share insight into the collection. Reserve your admission during her 90 minute stay to ask an expert HERE!

*Reserved admission now required. Plan Your Visit.

Dec
24
Thu
HOLIDAY HOURS | 10AM-3PM
Dec 24 all-day

In observance of the holiday, the Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed on Friday, December 25th. Thank you for your understanding and happy holidays from our Discovery Center Team!

Dec
25
Fri
HOLIDAY HOURS | Closed
Dec 25 all-day

In observance of the holiday, the Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed on Friday, December 25th. Thank you for your understanding and happy holidays from our Discovery Center Team!

Dec
31
Thu
HOLIDAY HOURS | 10AM-3PM
Dec 31 all-day

In observance of the holiday, the Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, December 31st and will be closed on Friday, January 1st. Thank you for your understanding and happy New Year from our DCI team!

Jan
1
Fri
HOLIDAY HOURS | CLOSED
Jan 1 all-day

In observance of the holiday, the Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, December 31st and will be closed on Friday, January 1st. Thank you for your understanding and happy New Year from our DCI team!

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HOURS

SUNDAY
12pm - 4:30pm
MONDAY
CLOSED
TUESDAY
10am - 4:30pm
WEDNESDAY
10am - 4:30pm
THURSDAY
10am - 4:30pm
FRIDAY
10am - 4:30pm
SATURDAY
10am - 4:30pm
Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas
*Spring means busy field trips season at the Center! Call ahead if your group is sensitive to large crowds and sounds.

ADMISSION

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MEMBERS*
FREE
YOUTH 2-17
$12
ADULTS 18+
$18
SENIORS
$17
INFANTS**
FREE
EBT Cardholders***
$3
*Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

**Under two years of age

Unattended Child Policy: Children under the age of 12 may not enter the Discovery Center of Idaho unless accompanied by a person of the age of 16 or older.

***Up to 4 family members. Other promotions and discounts do not apply to Museums for All admission. Special exhibition pricing not included.

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  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    Main Office
    (208) 343-9895

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

    Membership Information:
    membership@dcidaho.org

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  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    131 W. Myrtle Street
    Boise, Idaho 83702

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 4:30pm
    Mon: CLOSED
    Tues: 10am - 4:30pm
    Wed: 10am - 4:30pm
    Thurs: 10am - 4:30pm
    Fri: 10am - 4:30pm
    Sat: 10am - 4:30pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Members & Under 2 • Free*
    Youth 2-17 • $12
    Adults 18+ • $18
    Seniors • $17
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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    The Discovery Center of Idaho is now open to the public. It's important you know what changes to expect.Learn More
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    IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ

    Thank you for supporting lifelong learning in STEM! The Discovery Center is thrilled to be open to the public again for exploring. There are some important changes you should know before your visit.

    • Advanced tickets are now required. Reserve yours HERE!
    • Hands-on exhibits have been temporarily removed and the Young Learner's area is closed.
    • Masks are required for your entire visit.
    • Card ONLY please! No cash is accepted at this time
    • King Tut: Treasures of the Tomb is the current featured exhibition. Learn more HERE.

    Be sure you're up to date on all changes at the Center by reading a letter from our Executive Director below. We hope to see you soon!

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