Hours & Pricing

The Charlotte Mini Maker Faire takes place on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Discovery Place Science in uptown Charlotte.

Discovery Place Science in uptown Charlotte

A limited number of outdoor exhibits and performances will be free and open to the public on North Tryon Street. Several local food trucks also will be on site.

Admission is required to come into Discovery Place Science. Indoor exhibits and workshops are included with Museum admission.

TICKETS

  • $17 – Adults (ages 14-59)
  • $13 – Children (ages 2-13)
  • $15 – Seniors (60+)
  • FREE – Museum Members
  • FREE – Children under age 2

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.

Military receive $2.00 off Museum admission (must show ID).

Directions

Discovery Place Science is located at 301 N Tryon St in uptown Charlotte and is accessible by car, train or foot:

By Car:

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
PRINTABLE MAP

The Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is located at the corner of Church and 6th Sts. in uptown Charlotte. Walking access to the Museum from the Parking Deck is through the overstreet walkway on P3 or by entering the Museum from 6th St.

By Train:
Discovery Place Science is two blocks from the 7th St. Station stop on the LYNX Light Rail system. Upon exiting the train at 7th St., head west toward Tryon St., Discovery Place Science is located on Tryon St. between 6th & 7th Sts.

By Foot:
From uptown Charlotte, head toward Tryon St. & 6th St. – we’re hard to miss! There are two entrances to the Museum – one located on 6th St. between Tryon St. & Church St. and the other on N. Tryon St. between 6th & 7th Sts.

PARKING

The Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is located at the corner of Church and 6th Sts. in uptown Charlotte. Walking access to the Museum from the Parking Deck is through the overstreet walkway on P3 or by entering the Museum from 6th St.

Parking Rates

1st Hour – FREE
1 Hour+  – $12.00
After 5:00 p.m.  – $5.00
Rates repeat at 3:00 a.m.

ACCESSIBILITY
Discovery Place Science strives to make its exhibits and facilities accessible to all visitors. We provide services for visitors who have visual, hearing and/or mobility impairments. For more information about accessibility or to make advanced reservations for services, please contact our Accessibility Coordinator by phone at 704.348.1978 or email at accessibility@discoveryplace.org.