Young Discoverers: Helicopters!

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the lightbulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes! We miss hosting Young Discoverers in person, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Make sure to check out last week’s […]

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Young Discoverers: Fly an Airplane!

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the lightbulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes! We miss hosting Young Discoverers in person, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Make sure to check out last week’s […]

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Young Discoverers: String Water Movers

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the lightbulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes when they learn something new! We miss you in the center, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Every Wednesday, we […]

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Young Discoverers: Water Cohesion

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the lightbulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes when they learn something new! We miss hosting Young Discoverers in person, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Make sure […]

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Young Discoverers: Ocean Tides

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the lightbulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes when they learn something new! We miss you in the center, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Make sure to […]

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Young Discoverers: The Water Cycle

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you see the light bulb of inspiration within your little learner’s eyes when they learn something new! We miss you in the center, but still hope to bring the joy of STEM into the comfort of your own home. Make sure […]

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Young Discoverers: Reusable Tote Bag

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Wind Power! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer program, sharing fun, […]

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Young Discoverers: Wind Power!

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Waterwheels!! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer program, sharing fun, hands-on […]

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Young Discoverers: Waterwheel

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Funnel the Sun! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing […]

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Young Discoverers: Funnel the Sun

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Scientist Journals! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what […]

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Young Discoverers: My Science Journal

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Living Kitchen! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what […]

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Young Discoverers: Living Kitchen

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on Walking Rainbow! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what […]

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Young Discoverers: Walking Rainbow

  Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity!  Make sure to check out last week’s lesson on The Life Cycle of a Butterfly! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our […]

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Young Discoverers: Butterfly Life Cycle

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what they do best, sharing fun, hands-on activities geared for the Pre-K […]

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Young Discoverers: The Water Cycle

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what they do best, sharing fun, hands-on activities geared for the Pre-K […]

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Young Discoverers: Pick Apart Flowers

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what they do best, sharing fun, hands-on activities geared for the Pre-K […]

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Young Discoverers: Chromatography Butterflies

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Every Wednesday, we are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what they do best, sharing fun, hands-on activities geared for the Pre-K audience […]

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Young Discoverers: Constellations

Welcome scientists! Are you ready to get curious? There’s nothing like the feeling when you learn something new! Join us for this week’s #STEMatHome Young Discoverers activity! Every Wednesday, we will are uploading a new #STEMatHome video of our Young Discoverer Educators doing what they do best, sharing fun, hands-on activities geared for the Pre-K […]

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Young Discoverers: Rubber Band Rockets

What You'll Need: Two disposable cups—plastic works best Rubber bands—two per launcher Clear craft tape Electrical or duct tape Hole punch Scissors Paper rockets (Printable PDF) Coloring supplies 1. Using the thicker tape, tape around the wider end of your cup, just below the rim 2. Punch four equally spaced holes through the tape, just […]

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

EVENTS AT THE CENTER

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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Your gift impacts every aspect of the Discovery Center. It boosts access for Idaho students, creates STEM educational opportunities, guarantees fresh exhibitions, delivers memorable learning, and inspires future career paths in STEM fields for Idaho’s next generation. Your financial support makes a galactic difference.

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Discovery Center membership is a rewarding experience for you and your family. Become a member and attend sneak previews of our new exhibitions, receive discounts on camps and birthday parties, and enjoy the Discovery Center every day of the year.

Join today and become part of our community. Together, we can achieve our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM.

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

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  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

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

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 4:30pm
    Mon - Sat: 10am - 4:30pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

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  • 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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