The Museum of Discovery is a favorite spot for Little Rock families to explore and learn. Starting this month, families can check out their new special exhibit “Science + You” and attend one (or all four) of their Tinkerfest Events. 

New Special Exhibit: “Science + You” 

This timely exhibit allows kids to explore a lab as they discover how scientists support health and wellness. Exhibit components include:

  • Lab entrance best practices

  • Antibodies exploration  

  • Glovebox experiments 

  • Magnification area

  • Healthy lifestyle exercises

  • Test Kitchen 

  • Science reflection station 

Tinkerfest: 2020 Style

In its ninth year, Tinkerfest remains the museum’s most popular annual event. This year to promote social distancing, the fest will take place outside over four Saturdays. Mark your calendar for each one! 

The Details:


  • September 12: Splashing and Tinkering 

  • September 26: Tools and Tech 

  • October 10: TBD

  • October 17: Spooky Tinkering  

Location: 100 block of Sherman Street

Hours: Tickets will be offered in two hour increments. Members can reserve their spot online

  • 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission: $10 for adults | $8 for children 1-12 | Free for infants younger than 1 | $8 Seniors, teachers, Little Rock city employees and active and retired military are admitted for  | $2 for SNAP recipients plus an additional five people are admitted 

New Fall Hours:

Ready to visit? Here’s the museum’s new fall schedule: 

  • Monday: Closed

  • Tuesday: Closed

  • Wednesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Sunday: 1-5 p.m.