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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

Jul
20
Sat
Apollo Anniversary Party
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Apollo Anniversary Party
Saturday, July 20th  |  10am-5pm

One small step for man, one giant day for the Discovery Center! On July 20th, celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by wearing your best astronaut or alien gear and joining us for space-themed games and activities. You'll expand your young astronaut's view of the universe and even learn a new thing or two yourself.

This event goes all day and is free for members and with general admission!

Jul
26
Fri
Christmas in July STEM Store Sale!
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm

The STEM Store is your one stop shop for educational toys and unique gifts! Located in the lobby of the Discovery Center, you'll find everything you need to keep the STEM fun going at home. From July 26-28, we're having Christmas in July! Stock up with 10% off the entire store PLUS up to 50% off special items. Make your list, check it twice, and get ready to give Santa a run for his money. Enjoy the sales from July 26-28 before they melt away!

 

*You do not need to purchase admission into the Center to shop at our STEM Store!

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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Aug
16
Fri
Celebrate Aviation Day! - Fly Zone Friday!
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Aviation Day! Fly Zone Friday!

Friday, August 16th  |  10am-5pm

 

Celebrate Aviation Day by zooming into the Discovery Center for Fly Zone Friday! From 10am-5pm on August 16, we’re hosting a paper airplane launcher competition.

Planes MUST be built at the Discovery Center during the event, but feel free to get creative and bring your own designs. After all, a prize basket is at stake! See you for take off all day August 16!

 

*FREE for members and FREE with general admission

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
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.

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

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  • 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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