Cancellation Notice (Updated: 11/13/20)

All hands-on programs at the Discovery Center of Idaho are cancelled until further notice. We sincerely apologize for this difficult change and appreciate your understanding.

There's nothing quite like seeing a child's eyes light up when they learn something new. Light that spark early with our Young Discoverers program, a science-themed story and activity time for children aged 2 - 5 years and a guardian, exploring STEM concepts in a developmentally-appropriate way.

CANCELLED: Wednesdays at 10:30am and 11:30am 

  • Free for members & with admission
  • Walk-ins only // first come, first serve basis
  • Limited capacity - only 10 people max. in the room at one time
  • Participants must check in at the front desk upon arrival to receive a spot
  • Masks are required

Want more #STEMatHome?

Is your young scientist inspired and curious to learn more? Check out our DCI at Home resources, where you can find more hands-on STEM activities, tutorials, Q&A’s, YouTube playlists, and more to do from your very living room!

Questions or concerns?

Contact us at or call us at 208-343-9895 ext 234!



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


  • Sun: 12pm - 4:30pm
    Mon - 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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