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Bring family and friends to the Museum for a much-needed post-holiday break and take a walk on the prehistoric side during this annual four-day event! Each day during this event, we’ll feature partner organizations, live animals, dino-themed crafts, interactive science activity stations, and live bird encounters by Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections! Plus, discover our featured traveling exhibit, Be the Dinosaur!

Special activities include:

10 a.m.-2 p.m       Face painting by Dori

11 a.m.-1 p.m.      Phung Luu of Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections

11 a.m.-2 p.m.      Plum Pit Food Truck and Sugar Plum Truck

No registration required, tickets available at the door.

For DMNH Members:

FREE for DMNH Sustaining, Patron, Gold Patron, and Benefactor Members.

Not a Sustaining Member? Purchase or renew your membership at the Sustaining or higher level in person during Discovery Days and get $20 off your membership fee AND get into Discovery Days free. Sustaining memberships are normally $75. With the $20 discount, that makes the sustaining membership cheaper than the $60 Household membership.

$5/DMNH Members ages 1 and up
Free/DMNH Members under 12 months

For non-members:

$15/Non-members ages 3 and up
$5/Non-members ages 1-2
Free/Non-members under 12 months.

FREE for Bank of America employees and their families (two adults and two children, please bring company ID), thanks to Bank of America’s sponsorship of Discovery Days.

Museums on Us: As part of a special Museums on Us holiday promotion, Bank of America is offering their valued cardholders six additional days of free general admission through Museums on Us to a participating cultural institution, from 12/26 through 12/31. Discovery Days is included in this promotion. This is for the cardholder only, and photo ID is required (additional guests pay the general admission fee on 12/26 and 12/31 and the Discovery Days non-member special event fee on 12/27-12/30).

Guest passes, reciprocal memberships including NARM and ASTC, and coupons are not accepted for admission for Discovery Days. 

Discovery Days is presented by Bank of America.