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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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Good science museum

I have taken many kids to the DHDC. They have something for all of them---from toddlers to young... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
640venitac
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Amarillo, Texas
Science Theater

We had a blast on our visit! We were passing through Amarillo and decided to stop in. Both my kids... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Lareina97
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • 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

I have taken many kids to the DHDC. They have something for all of them---from toddlers to young teens. They change exhibits often. There are physical activities as well as cerebral ones.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had a blast on our visit! We were passing through Amarillo and decided to stop in. Both my kids age 2 and 12 had things their age to do. Fun place.

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Sarah S, Marketing Specialist at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

We are so glad you decided to stop in and that you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for taking the time to review us as well. Please visit again soon!

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

My kids loved this place so much that we came two days in a row! So many hands-on exhibits that truly intrigued both them and myself. If you're in Amarillo and have time to check out some of the local attractions, especially with kids, put...More

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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your kind words. Come see us again soon! The next Parent's Night Out is on March 2nd and we'll also have...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This museum was rated well. I was very excited to go with my kids, but when we got there it cost us $27. That's with my veteran discount and one free 2 year old. Half of the interactive exhibits we're broken. There were a lot...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had my granddaughters birthday party here and the kids had a great time. More than enough activites to keep them occupied all day

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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

We are so glad to hear that your granddaughter had a great party with us. We hope it was memorable and wish her a happy birthday! Come see us again soon.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We are member and my girls have camps here and we are always going to special events. The space theater is cool, especially when they had Pink Floyd presentation there but that was ages ago. This is a place to go to let the kids...More

Thank codys188
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Sarah S, Public Relations Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi, thank your for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear that you enjoy your membership and take full advantage of the special events and summer camp discounts! A Space Theater upgrade is on our Wish List for 2018. It is...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 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!More

Thank Melissa M
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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We hope that you were able to come in and enjoy the museum too! It's a great area to spend the day- Explore the Discovery Center and then go outside and enjoy the park and playground/splash pad. Come see us...More

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Reviewed 10 June 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!

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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

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

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Reviewed 6 April 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

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Sarah S, Manager at Don Harrington Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

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!

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Reviewed 22 March 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

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

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Jrmarquez
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Hi thank you for your question. Admission is $11 for adults, $8 for children (3-12), $8 for students (13-22), $8 for Military (with I.D.), and free for members and children under 2. More information for planning your visit... More
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