Dining and Lodging Options Near the Museum

Discovery Center offers both indoor and outdoor eating spaces where you can enjoy a sack lunch. Ask staff at our Admission Desk for options. We also offer vending machines with a variety of drink options, healthy snacks, and sandwiches.

If you're bringing students on a school fieldtrip, you may rent eating space.

There are also a wide variety of affordable restaurants within a five-minute drive of the museum. You are welcome to leave for lunch, and simply show us your Discovery Center admission receipt when you return! 

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