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Don Harrington Discovery Center

Opens in 19 min: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Nice Sunday Afternoon Trip

We had been to the center back in 2005. The kids loved it at that time. Skip ahead to 2018, we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marla B
Really fun for a certain age group

This place is great for kids from 4-12. Above and below that they may struggle to find it engaging... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Brian V
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The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Space Theater makes science exciting, relevant and interesting to all types of learners by providing interactive exhibits and programs that actively engage children, adolescents and their families. It fosters...more
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1200 Streit Dr, Harrington Regional Medical Center, Amarillo, TX 79106-1759
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to the center back in 2005. The kids loved it at that time. Skip ahead to 2018, we now have a 2 year old granddaughter and wanted to make a return visit. (We were hoping to see the Helium display again and...More

Thank Marla B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Discovery Center has become nothing but a daycare center! It is boring and it has nothing new for kids. I have taken my grandkids there for years, and we loved it! What ever happen to the dinosaurs exhibits? That was wonderful!! The I-max is...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This place is great for kids from 4-12. Above and below that they may struggle to find it engaging. Some of the demonstrations weren't working when we were there. It really is neat but could use a good overhaul and carpet cleaning. Several areas had...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We love a science museum and this one is good. Sad the theater was not working but loved all the hands on activities, even teenagers played the games.More

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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We apologize that the Space Theater is under maintenance at this time. It is getting a much needed upgrade, which will mean newly added shows as well! This upgrade should be done on...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

I have taken many kids to the DHDC. They have something for all of them---from toddlers to young teens. They change exhibits often. There are physical activities as well as cerebral ones.

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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit, please come see us again soon!

Reviewed March 19, 2018

We had a blast on our visit! We were passing through Amarillo and decided to stop in. Both my kids age 2 and 12 had things their age to do. Fun place.

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Sarah S, Marketing Specialist at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

We are so glad you decided to stop in and that you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for taking the time to review us as well. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed February 22, 2018

My kids loved this place so much that we came two days in a row! So many hands-on exhibits that truly intrigued both them and myself. If you're in Amarillo and have time to check out some of the local attractions, especially with kids, put...More

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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your kind words. Come see us again soon! The next Parent's Night Out is on March 2nd and we'll also have...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

This museum was rated well. I was very excited to go with my kids, but when we got there it cost us $27. That's with my veteran discount and one free 2 year old. Half of the interactive exhibits we're broken. There were a lot...More

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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are sad to see that you did not enjoy your visit. We are honored to give a Military and Veteran Discount to the service member in the family. We do have a full time exhibits crew that will maintain...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

We had my granddaughters birthday party here and the kids had a great time. More than enough activites to keep them occupied all day

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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

We are so glad to hear that your granddaughter had a great party with us. We hope it was memorable and wish her a happy birthday! Come see us again soon.

Reviewed August 25, 2017

We are member and my girls have camps here and we are always going to special events. The space theater is cool, especially when they had Pink Floyd presentation there but that was ages ago. This is a place to go to let the kids...More

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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Hi, thank your for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear that you enjoy your membership and take full advantage of the special events and summer camp discounts! A Space Theater upgrade is on our Wish List for 2018. It is...More

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Jrmarquez
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Hi thank you for your question. Admission is $11 for adults, $8 for children (3-12), $8 for students (13-22), $8 for Military (with I.D.), and free for members and children under 2. More information for planning your visit... More
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