(Courtesy Discovery Place)
An urban science center geared toward kids ages 3-7. Exhibits focus on the plants of the Piedmont, complete with a butterfly pavilion; Fort Wild, an outdoor exhibit that focuses on imaginative play; Creature Cavern with live animals; the Paw Paw Nature Trail; and Insect Alley. Tu, 9 am-7 pm; W-F, 9 am-4 pm; Sa, 9 am-5 pm; Su, noon-5 pm. $8.