Last updated: 5/17/2012
Tyler, Texas
Street Address
308 North Broadway
Tyler, TX 75702
Mailing Address
308 N. Broadway
Tyler, TX 75702
phone: 903-533-8011
fax: 903-593-0300
Monday - Saturday9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Closed all major holidays: Closed Mondays September through February, except for Martin Luther King Day and Presidents' Day
Adults: $8
Seniors: $5
Military: $5
Children (2 and up): $6
Children under 2: Free
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Phil Lindsey, Chief Executive Officer
phone: 903-533-8011 x27
Vel Williamson, Chief Operating Officer
phone: 903-533-8011 x24
Emily Keane, Education / Volunteers
phone: 903-533-8011 x23
Alicia Krenek, Controller
phone: 903-533-8011 x36
Ladawn Fletcher, Development Director
phone: 903-533-8011 x21
Jim Cox, Exhibits & Building Services
phone: 903-533-8011 x29
Latresa Jackson, Guest Services Manager
phone: 903-533-8011 x22
Rayza Valenzuela, Executive Assistant/Education Coordinator
phone: 903-533-8011 x26

The Discovery Science Place offers three exhibit halls where kids of all ages are free to move about and explore. The museum is currently offering three exhibits, Discovery Landing, Hometown, USA and our new tinkering gallery - Discovery Zone - where families are free to create, invent and explore. Don't miss it!


Discovery Science Place is a non-profit, hands-on learning environment whose purpose is to ignite curiosity in young minds through fun, hands-on exploration.


Opened September 1993

The Discovery Science Place is a non-profit, hands-on learning environment whose purpose is to open young minds to science, technology, math and cultures in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Our goal is to: Spark a child's natural curiosity & sense of wonder; Support teachers by providing tools such as programs and training that will assist in meeting curriculum objectives; Provide the family an environment in which to explore and learn together; Form partnerships with community agencies that address the educational needs of children.

Educational Programs

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    Wheelchair Accessible


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