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Discovery Center of Springfield

438 E St Louis St, Springfield, Missouri 65806 USA

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Tue 9a-5p
  • Independent
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“An interactive, hands-on museum”

Discovery Center of Springfield is an interactive, hands-on museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation for the world and our place in it. DCS promotes Great Minds @ Play by creating and maintaining a fun, inspiring, and interactive educational resource center for students, teachers, and families of the Ozarks. DCS demonstrates science, technology, art, history, and culture through exhibits, programs, and collaborative efforts. DCS provides a number of unique, educational opportunities that provide hands-on, interactive, inquiry based learning experiences to help increase participants’ deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills.  DCS Science Sprouts programs address the critical needs of ensuring children are starting Kindergarten ready to learn. After-school programs such as Discovery Science Club target inner city public middle school students who are at-risk, low achieving students. The program focuses on inquiry based activities relevant to their lives. Students have fun learning and for the first time ar engaged in what they are learning and motivated to stay in school. 

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Discovery Center of Springfield

438 E St Louis St
Springfield, Missouri
65806 USA

Hours

Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue - Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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