Texarkana Museums System
Discovery Place 2.0 Children's Museum

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Discovery Place 2.0 Children's Museum ~ 215 Pine

Visitors step back in time through giant prehistoric animal murals and explore the wonders of life in the living science lab. Exhibits explore health, sound, motion, electricity, astronomy and other sciences. Children can play in replicas of a 1900 general store and a 1920 kitchen. There is a dress-up room, puppet theatre and a special “Tot’s Spot.” Discovery Place features a one-of-a-kind interactive 12 foot sound wall. While you're here, enjoy a performance of the...

1,000,000 volt MusicalTesla Coils

This exhibit is unique in not only it discharges electrical cornoas up to 6 feet high, it will also "sing." The exhibit was donated by Richard Mathias and funded through the Mathias Family Trust and General Electric. It will be constructed by the firm Goodchild Engineering. What is a Tesla coil? Who was Nikola Tesla? Read a short bio HERE. See a videoHERE.

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Discovery Place is available for Birthday Parties! Call for information 903-793-4831.