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Don Harrington Discovery Center

1200 Streit Dr, Harrington Regional Medical Center, Amarillo, TX 79106-1759
+1 806-355-9548
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Water park and playground free

Right outside discovery center is a free water park and playground. Shaded area. Good for all ages... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa M
via mobile
Very Cool Science Exhibit

This is a great science exhibit with some really cool movies and Planetarium shows! The exhibits... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2017
Cary and Kelly R
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Pensacola, Florida
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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 inquiring minds and nurtures the individual genius that is within each of us. The Discovery Center is dedicated to keeping the facility fresh and always interesting by changing out the home exhibits, and bringing in new traveling exhibits about every 3 months so that you and your family can make new discoveries every visit! In addition to our commitments, the mission of Don Harrington Discovery Center is to spark curiosity, inspire lifelong learning, and bring families and communities closer together.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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1200 Streit Dr, Harrington Regional Medical Center, Amarillo, TX 79106-1759
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right outside discovery center is a free water park and playground. Shaded area. Good for all ages. Can make a quick stop while traveling through Amarillo. Very nice!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a great science exhibit with some really cool movies and Planetarium shows! The exhibits change throughout the year so check back from time to time - but it's really a great learning place for the whole family!

Thank Cary and Kelly R
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed April 5, 2017

Stopped in with young grand kids and was very impressed with the quality and number of hands on exhibits. There were displays for all age levels and we were able to keep a 2 year old and 6 year old entertained for hours! Would definitely...More

2  Thank bronoshub
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit with your grandchildren. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed March 22, 2017

I was caught off guard at how small this museum actually was, but we were fortunate to visit on a very quiet day, so there were no issues with using various exhibits. I had my children with me aging from 2 1/2-10 and they were...More

1  Thank Jessica L
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Hi, we thank you for taking the time to review our museum, and we appreciate the feedback. We would love to hear more about your experience in the KinderStudio and get your suggestions. Please feel free to send an email to our Executive Director, Dr....More

Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

We all had fun. Even my 19 year old was playing like a baby. Very nice staff. Small museum puts you on a slower pace. Good for few hours. Do not expect to spend the whole day there.

Thank ze r
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take students for a field trip or a day out of the house. I took my students and we did 4 different (pre scheduled) science labs/demonstrations. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank jessjjmc
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Hi, thank you for your review, and for your feedback of our education services. We are so glad that your students and you enjoyed your time here. Come back again soon!

Reviewed February 14, 2017

I have the grandparent pass that entitles grandparent and grandchildren unlimited visits. We enjoy the planetarium shows, and other activities. The pass includes visits to participating museums around the world.

Thank ronblessen
Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Hi, thank you for your review! We are so glad that you and your grandchildren enjoy your membership.

Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Lots of fun for the kids and I remember how much I have forgotten from my school days This place has lots of science for the kids

2  Thank DustinMoore
Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Hi Dustin, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and had the chance to be a kid again. :) Science has a way of doing that for us! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 21, 2016

I took my granddaughter to visit the discovery center and was disappointed in the overall condition of the place. The price to enter was high in my opinion based upon what was offered to see. Many exhibits were not operational. The place was dirty and...More

Thank jollytraveler2016
Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Hi, thank you for your review. We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. We are surprised to hear comments that the building was dirty and run down. We have a full-time custodial staff that normally keeps the place tidy and cleans...More

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

I was really surprised when I went in they were having a birthday party in one of the rooms. The right side of museum is strictly a play area for kids in the middle is a theater playing today was a 40 minute film on...More

1  Thank Ellen E
Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

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

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Jrmarquez
February 7, 2015|
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Response from 910amyj | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your question. Adults are $11, children (2-12) are $8, seniors and military are $8. All Space Theater shows are also included in admission. Hope that you come visit us soon!
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