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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

Dec
11
Wed
Young Discoverers - Melting Snowman
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
12
Thu
Young Discoverers - Melting Snowman
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
13
Fri
Young Discoverers - Melting Snowman
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
14
Sat
Scavenger Hunt Weekend: Dinosaur Discovery
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm

December 14 10am-5pm | December 15 12pm-5pm

Free for members. Free with general admission.

Dinosaurs have been hidden all over the Center, and we need your help hunting them down! Follow a trail of clues to complete our scavenger hunt challenge and enter for your chance to win a Family Day Pass.

Dec
18
Wed
Young Discoverers - Winter Warmth
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
19
Thu
Young Discoverers - Winter Warmth
Dec 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
20
Fri
Young Discoverers - Winter Warmth
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday-Friday | 10:30am-11am
Free for Members & Free with Admission

“Crunch!” Does your Young Discoverer like playing in the snow? It’d be “ice” if you could join us in the month of December as we prepare for an Idaho winter! Why does ice melt snow? How do animals keep warm in winter? How are snowflakes made? Come explore the properties of frozen water as we answer these questions and more. “Snow” doubt about it—this December will be packed with winter wonder!

Dec
25
Wed
CANCELLED | Young Discoverers 12/25-12/27
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am – Dec 27 @ 11:00 am

Due to the holidays, Young Discoverers will be cancelled this week (12/25-12-27). We apologize for the inconvenience and are grateful for your understanding!

Jan
1
Wed
CANCELLED | Young Discoverers 1/1-1/3
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am – Jan 3 @ 11:00 am

Due to the holidays, Young Discoverers will be cancelled this week (1/1-1/3). We apologize for the inconvenience and are grateful for your understanding! We'll see you next week for the continuation of our Young Discoverer programming.

Jan
24
Fri
Adult Night: A Drink with Tink (21+)
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for this 21+ event and enjoy a variety of programming provided by our t-riffic list of partners! Plus, full access to our TINKER THE T-REX exhibition! Drinks, food, fun & dinosaurs.

Tickets on sale NOW! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit HERE.

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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
$12
ADULTS 18+
$14
SENIORS
$13
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

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  • 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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