Wednesday, August 5th | 8am-5pm

We have a crisis on our hands. 200,000 Idaho students need computers by August. Due to COVID-19, we have a massive educational challenge looming. Remote learning is the next normal. Help close the digital divide before school begins this fall.

The Discovery Center of Idaho is proud to help close this digital divide and serve as a drop-off location to collect the community's spare devices, such as laptops and tablets, to be donated to school districts to support students through their remote learning. Whether it's a tablet, an old laptop, or old computers from your business - we'll take them!

It's this easy!

  1. Search and gather for spare devices and accessories. Then, make sure they meet the minimum requirements to serve student needs.
  2. Make a quick stop through our parking lot 'drive-thru' on August 5th to donate while socially distanced. OR find another drop-off near you.
  3. Pat yourself on the back for helping Idaho close the divide!

Did we mention all donors at our location will be entered to WIN FOUR FREE DAY PASSES to visit King Tut: Treasures of the Tomb?!

4. Now get excited because you're entered to win AND your device is going to a student in need!

On behalf of our future leaders of STEM, thank you for your support! Learn more about how you can help close the divide at IDAHOBE.ORG.

Donating Apple products? Be sure to do a factory reset on your device so we can properly restore it for student use.

  • iPad:
    • Settings>General>Reset
      • Erase all content and settings (password required)
      • Erase iPad (password required)
  • Macbooks: Instructions HERE

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We encourage people of all ages to actively participate in activities that foster lifelong STEM learning. Educational programs like Young Discoverers and summer camps offer hands-on exploration, and we get to see adults rekindle their passion for the sciences during special events and exhibitions. And that, that spark of learning and excitement, is why we do what we do.

There are many ways that you can play a part in helping the Discovery Center of Idaho remain a viable, valued asset to our community. Donations from charitable individuals and corporate sponsors help fund special programs, new exhibits and more. Our volunteers, who give selflessly of their time and knowledge, enhance our guests' experiences. And you, the members of our community, play an important role when you purchase an admission ticket or membership. With your support, we can preserve and promote our mission.



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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Do you love the Discovery Center? Do you want to support school field trips, in-house produced exhibitions, and STEM education in Idaho? Make a donation!

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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  • Sun: 12pm - 4:30pm
    Mon: CLOSED
    Tues: 10am - 4:30pm
    Wed: 10am - 4:30pm
    Thurs: 10am - 4:30pm
    Fri: 10am - 4:30pm
    Sat: 10am - 4:30pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas


  • 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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