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Membership at the Discovery Center of Idaho brings you closer. Visit more often. Take advantage of our educational programming. Discover more.

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

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Programs & Events

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We host a variety of events here at the Discovery Center of Idaho: Young Discoverers, Adult Nights, and friendly challenges among members and frequent visitors. No matter the age or activity, we have a lot of fun and are certain we have something on our calendar sure to entertain and create lasting memories.

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EVENT CALENDAR

Apr
20
Sat
AEYC’s Week of the Young Child Celebration @ Idaho Botanical Garden
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Botanical Garden Saturday, April 20th from 11am-3pm!

Imagine, engineer, and build with Discovery Center of Idaho hands-on activities! We will have LEGO and KEVA blocks to construct whatever your imagination conceives, plus robotic and coding challenges and creations. And, don't miss your chance to see one of our traveling displays, a hands-on slime station!

Join us for a family-friendly outdoor celebration!

This FREE event focuses on connecting families with quality community resources, such as summer camps, after-school programs, early literacy, healthy eating, child care and more! Each vendor booth offers an activity for young children, such as an art project or a new skill to learn. Plus, you can enjoy live music by Blank Check and Boise Rock School, performances and food trucks! This is also a great opportunity to explore the Idaho Botanical Garden.

Apr
30
Tue
Panda Express Fundraiser @ Panda Express
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Show your support for the Discovery Center of Idaho by eating at Panda Express on Tuesday, April 30th between 10am-11pm!

Show this flyer in store or enter 267698 in the promo code box when ordering online!

20% of event sales will be donated to the Discovery Center of Idaho to support all programs.

May
4
Sat
May the 4th Math Day!
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

May the 4th be with you!

Become a Pythagorean Padawan as you sharpen your Jedi math skills during our special Math Day event.

Come experience the epic phenomenon of Wave-Particle duality in the world of Quantum Mechanics with Physicist James McQuoid.

Enjoy math themed games and activities all day, and make sure to stop by between 12pm-2pm to meet our special Star Wars® guest thanks to EverAfter Enchantments LLC!

Jun
12
Wed
Design within Constraints using LEGO® Bricks
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
          
- free with general admission
- with IdeaBRICKWorks, build a tower with LEGO® bricks in a fun and engaging way and see how you do under the constraints of time and material.
Jun
15
Sat
My Own Creation (MOC) Event
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

- free with general admission
- Join Idaho LEGO® Users Group (ILUG) as they have have some of their amazing builds on display throughout the center for visitors to look at and talk to the builders about.
Jun
28
Fri
Adult Night: Summer Glow 21+
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for this 21+ event and enjoy a variety of programming provided by our awesome partners!

*Due to the popularity of these events, we strongly encourage you to buy tickets ahead of time because these events do sell out!*

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Aug
5
Mon
Member Monday: Splash into Summer - MEMBERS ONLY
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MEMBERS ONLY: Splash into Summer

Monday, August 5th  ||  5pm-8pm

We love our members! Join us for Splash into Summer, with exclusive access to the center and interactive summer themed activities!

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Oct
7
Mon
Member Monday: Spooky Science - MEMBERS ONLY
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MEMBERS ONLY: Splash into Summer

Monday, October 7th  ||  5pm-8pm

We love our members! Join us for Spooky Science, with exclusive access to the center and interactive fall themed activities!

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Dec
3
Tue
Member Monday: Santa at the Center! - MEMBERS ONLY
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MEMBERS ONLY: Santa at the Center!

Monday, December 3rd  ||  5pm-8pm

We love our members! Join us for Santa at the Center, get your picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Also with exclusive access to the center and interactive winter themed activities!

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Feb
28
Fri
Science with Style Annual Gala 2020 @ Chateau des Fleurs
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Science with Style Annual Gala 2020!

Friday, February 28th 2020

6pm-9pm

3 course meal, hosted bar, silent and live auction

One of the most fun Galas in town!

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HOURS

SUNDAY
12pm - 5pm
MONDAY
10am - 5pm
TUESDAY
10am - 5pm
WEDNESDAY
10am - 5pm
THURSDAY
10am - 5pm
FRIDAY
10am - 5pm
SATURDAY
10am - 5pm
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

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

Group rates apply for groups of 10 or more using a single form of payment.

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*Must be requested at least 5 days in advance

CALL

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

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

    Membership Information:
    membership@dcidaho.org

  • VISIT

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

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 5pm
    Mon: 10am - 5pm
    Tues: 10am - 5pm
    Wed: 10am - 5pm
    Thurs: 10am - 5pm
    Fri: 10am - 5pm
    Sat: 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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