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EVENT CALENDAR

Dec
14
Fri
BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion Exhibition Opening
Dec 14 all-day

NEW Exhibition Coming December: BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion
Discovery Center of Idaho is excited to announce 'BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion', opening Friday, December 14th! This exhibition is a unique collection of more than 100 authentic human specimens, including whole bodies and individual organs preserved through a special process called 'plastination'. This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to study our own anatomy and physiology, and to understand how the choices we make affect our overall health.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor STEM Action Center and our supporting sponsors, KIVI Channel 6 and the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.

More information to come!

Dec
25
Tue
CLOSED - CHRISTMAS DAY
Dec 25 all-day

The Discovery Center of Idaho will be closed Christmas Day, Tuesday December 25th, 2018.

 

We wish you a Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

Jan
1
Tue
CLOSED - NEW YEARS DAY
Jan 1 all-day

The Discovery Center of Idaho will be closed New Years Day, Tuesday January 1st, 2019.

 

We wish you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Jan
25
Fri
Adult Night: BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

 

Beverages: Lost Grove Brewing, wine & specialty drinks
Food: Burgerlicious
*Food & drinks at an additional cost

- Discovery Center of Idaho Education Team - Test your reaction time based on how much you've had to drink utilizing one of our very own exhibits. Educators will also be doing dissections to reveal the inner workings of mammalian structures throughout the event!
- Boise State Human Performance Lab - Observe and learn about the measuring metabolic rate during exercise AND test your vertical jump height
- VR1 Arcade - Take a journey through a human cell and explore anatomy through the lens of virtual reality technology!
- Boise State's Dept. of Radiologic Sciences - Learn about medical imaging and health care from the department staff and students!
- Hickey Chiropractic - Learn from their doctors about the chiropracty practice and how it treats the musculoskeletal system
- Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine - ICOM - Explore human anatomy in augmented reality, using the world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform.
- Idaho RADAR Center at Boise State University - Learn about and discuss the physiological effects of drugs and alcohol
- Health Solutions of Idaho, LLC - Providing hands on demonstration and coaching so you can practice CPR, using an AED and learn about first aid basics to help someone survive!
- Designed Health- Personalized Functional Medicine - Learn from Functional Med. NP, Lindsey Wells, about the effects of both good and poor nutrition on the body
- Ada County Coroner's Office - Learn from the Ada County Coroner and her staff about the processes to identify causes of death and more!

AND MORE!

Feb
8
Fri
Adult Night: BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion #2
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

 

Beverages: Lost Grove Brewing, wine & specialty drinks
Food: Burgerlicious
*Food & drinks at an additional cost

- Discovery Center of Idaho Education Team - Test your reaction time based on how much you've had to drink utilizing one of our very own exhibits. Educators will also be doing dissections to reveal the inner workings of mammalian structures throughout the event!
- Boise State Human Performance Lab - Observe and learn about the measuring metabolic rate during exercise AND test your vertical jump height
- Central District Health Department - Let them take you back to that awkward 7th grade sex ed class and learn about reproductive health
- VR1 Arcade - Take a journey through a human cell and explore anatomy through the lens of virtual reality technology!
- Hickey Chiropractic - Learn from their doctors about the chiropracty practice and how it treats the musculoskeletal system
- Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine - ICOM - Explore human anatomy in augmented reality, using the world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform.
- Health Solutions of Idaho, LLC - Providing hands on demonstration and coaching so you can practice CPR, using an AED and learn about first aid basics to help someone survive!
- Ada County Coroner's Office - Learn from the Ada County Coroner and her staff about the processes to identify causes of death and more!

AND MORE!

Mar
1
Fri
Science with Style Annual Gala 2019 @ Chateau des Fleurs
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The gala is our largest annual fundraiser for the Discovery Center of Idaho. Individuals and companies come together to help raise funds that support our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Together, we can inspire the minds of the future.Please join us in raising funds to help...

Provide resources for creating unique, hands-on learning experiences for all ages

Increase access to quality, STEM learning opportunities for students and families across Idaho

Continue to build strong community partnerships and inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please email giving@dcidaho.org

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HOURS

MONDAY - SATURDAY
10AM - 5PM
SUNDAY
12PM - 5PM

ADMISSION

BODIES HUMAN not included in these prices.

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MEMBERS*
FREE
YOUTH 2-17
$10
ADULTS 18+
$12
SENIORS
$11
VETERANS & ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY
$1 OFF
INFANTS**
FREE
*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.

GROUP RATES

MONDAY - SUNDAY
$2 OFF / PER
Group rates apply for groups of 10 or more using a single form of payment.

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

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    131 W. Myrtle Street
    Boise, Idaho 83702

  • HOURS

  • Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
    Monday: 10am - 5pm
    Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
    Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
    Thursday: 10am - 8pm
    Friday: 10am - 5pm
    Saturday: 10am - 5pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Members & Under 2 • Free*
    Youth 2-17 • $10
    Adults 18+ • $12
    Seniors • $11
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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