Calling all Secret Agents!


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Prepare to be awe-inspired by our diverse, interactive exhibits! You'll have the opportunity to explore and discover the wonders of science through hands-on activities, experiments and more. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!

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Unlock your imagination in a hands-on learning lab. 

Discovery Place Science is an innovative, hands-on Museum in Uptown Charlotte that encourages scientific exploration and creativity.

Our diverse aquariums will captivate your senses as you learn about the fascinating world of underwater creatures; our state-of-the-art lab spaces provide space to design, create and innovate; and don't forget about the indoor rainforest where you can experience the sights and sounds of nature.

Re-imagine the world of science. 

Re-imagine the world of science with exhibits that celebrate human health and anatomy, and design and construction. Be surprised by what you'll find at our hands-on museum in Uptown Charlotte.

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For science fans of all ages


Enter a world of coded messages and satellite surveillance. Top Secret: License to Spy features life-like sets and activities based on a James Bond-style fantasy of exotic locations and high-tech equipment.

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Crack the code.

Grab your friends and family to discover the science and technology behind the world of spies and espionage and see if you’ve got what it takes to determine which suspect can be implicated in the crime. They'll get to:

  • Uncover a radio bug with an oscilloscope
  • Use lasers to monitor a conversation
  • Position a satellite correctly to receive a message

Calling all Secret Agents!

Join the Mission to Crack the Code at 'Top Secret: License to Spy' - Fun for the Whole Family!