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Special Events, Programs & More

Discovery Center offers a myriad of special events, programs, classes and more.

All special events are included with admission to Discovery Center Museum unless otherwise noted. General admission: $9 adults; $9 children ages 2-17; free to Discovery Center Members and children age 1 and younger. Classes have separate charges.

To find out what is happening on any given day, please refer to the listings below or click on our Calendar.

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From Jan 24, 2021 9:30 am until 11:30 am
Speed, power, performance . . . buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet— Hot Wheels®! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels diecast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear, and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power, and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as their tools. Reservations required. To register visit: https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?eventid=1004681 Sponsored locally by SwedishAmerican - a division of UW Health, Illinois Bank & Trust, and WTVO/Fox39. Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. ©2021 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
From Jan 24, 2021 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm
Speed, power, performance . . . buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet— Hot Wheels®! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels diecast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear, and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power, and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as their tools. Reservations required. To register visit: https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?eventid=1004681 Sponsored locally by SwedishAmerican - a division of UW Health, Illinois Bank & Trust, and WTVO/Fox39. Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. ©2021 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
From Jan 24, 2021 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Speed, power, performance . . . buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet— Hot Wheels®! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels diecast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear, and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power, and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as their tools. Reservations required. To register visit: https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?eventid=1004681 Sponsored locally by SwedishAmerican - a division of UW Health, Illinois Bank & Trust, and WTVO/Fox39. Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. ©2021 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.