Learn, Discover, and Play

Discovery Center of Springfield (DCS) is an interactive, hands-on science museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation of the world and our place in it.

DCS lets you take your mind on a thrilling exploration of the sciences by providing entertaining, hands-on adventures for all ages. At DCS, you can:

  • Stroll through the inner workings of a giant eyeball
  • Dig for a dinosaur
  • Take home your own DNA
  • Learn about other cultures
  • Ride the HighWire bike
  • And so much more!

You will have such a fun time playing with the exhibits that you will forget you are learning! There is something new to discover at DCS every time you come.

In addition to our interactive museum, DCS offers rental space for parties and events, educational outreach programs, and special in-house programs! There is something at DCS for you.

Discovery Center is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. To continue our educational mission, programs, and exhibits, we rely on: