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Hand to Hand // February 2020

Discovery Lab is featured in the February 2020, Volume 33, Number 2 issue of Hand to Hand, a quarterly publication of the Association
of Children’s Museums.


Join the Circus!
tulsakids // September 30, 2019

Discovery Lab’s new exhibit lets kids explore “Science Under the Big Top”. 


Tulsa’s Discovery Lab’s New Exhibit Features Your Own Microbiome 
News on 6 // July 3, 2019

The exhibit is called “Zoo in You” and is designed for visitors of all ages to explore the fascinating and complex world inside us that is our microbiome.


Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab makes list of Best Kid Attractions for Summer 2019 
Preview 918 // July 1, 2019

Before your children have a chance to say, “I’m bored,” you can be ready with this list of great ideas. So, slather on the sunblock, grab your shades and live it up this summer with your family in Green Country.

Tulsa’s oldest park, Owen Park, is home to the Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab. Children can experience all things STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) at this outstanding educational resource for inquiring children who have to know. On July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., an R&D camp (ages 8-12) will be in session for kids who are ready to put their engineering skills to the test.


Tulsa’s Discovery Lab receives American Alliance of Museums Accreditation 
Good Day Tulsa // March 19, 2019

The Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab receives highest possible national recognition for using best practices and research-based methods to create unique and innovative learning experiences for children and their families in the area.

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Tulsa Public Schools STEM Center to be part of Discovery Lab at A Gathering Place
Tulsa World // September 26, 2017

The Tulsa Public Schools STEM Center, a $4.5 million TPS bond project, will be built as part of the Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab at A Gathering Place for Tulsa.


Many places in Tulsa are hosting watch parties to witness the solar eclipse
KJRH Channel 2 // August 21, 2017

Many places in Tulsa are hosting watch parties to witness the partial solar eclipse. Experts say the moon will block about 90% of the sun in the state.

The Discovery Lab at the Tulsa Children’s Museum will be hosting a party starting at 11:30 a.m.

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Tulsa has several options for watching Aug. 21 eclipse
Tulsa World // August 3, 2017

The Tulsa Children’s Museum has joined the growing list of places to watch the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, with curators inviting families to bring shoe boxes or cereal boxes and learn how to make their own solar projectors.

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Tulsa’s Discovery Lab Hosts Sensory-Friendly Fun Time
News on 6 // March 17, 2017

School’s out this week for spring break, but some Tulsa kids spent part of the day surrounded by science.
The Discovery Lab opened its doors Sunday just for children who have autism or sensory processing disorders.

Discovery Lab to open hands-on cardboard city of Tulsa exhibit
Tulsa World // February 8, 2017

Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab is set to launch its newest exhibition on Feb. 18.

The interactive exhibit, titled Create the 918, will combine art, architecture and engineering and offer a hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience.


Discovery Lab Unveils Original Energy Exhibit
Tulsa Kids // January 2017

Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab will be unveiling their newest original exhibition, Energy: Sparking Solutions, to the public on Saturday, January 28. With the support of presenting sponsor, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), the new exhibit will present visitors with a broad look at energy needs and resources.


Tulsa Children Spend Winter Break Learning At Discovery Lab
News on 6 // January 2, 2017

What better way to spend the winter break from school than at a camp where you can keep learning, and having fun.

Over the holidays, Discovery Lab has had kids mixing up some cool concoctions, like oobleck.

Andrew Perrine is the educator for the winter break camp about chemistry. He said oobleck, which is a Dr. Seuss term, is really a non-Newtonian fluid; really, it’s just corn starch and water.


Rigamajig Opening at Discovery Lab Saturday
Tulsa World // July 2nd, 2016 

Discovery Lab will have new ways for kids to play and feed their curiosity with the addition of two Rigamajig sets starting Saturday.

The new large-scale building kit, designed by Cas Holman, encourages “collaborative play and engineering,” according to press information. It involves a collection of wooden planks, pulleys, nuts and bolts that kids can play with and, at the same time, create, think critically, work together and solve problems, according to Ray Vandiver, executive director of Discovery Lab.

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Tulsa Children’s Museum hires local firm to design new home at A Gathering Place

Tulsa Children`s Museum Discovery Lab has hired a local architecture firm to design its new site, which is currently on the list of economic development projects for the upcoming Vision tax package.

The museum has hired KKT Architects to develop concepts and design its permanent, 45,000-square-foot building that will be located at 31st Street and Riverside Drive as the southern anchor of A Gathering Place for Tulsa, a large park that is under construction.

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