There is always something new to explore at Discovery Lab! Learn more about our regular special events, including favorites such as Noon Year’s Eve and our Parents’ Night Out. For a full list our events and programming, see the museum calendar.

This colorful, exciting event is held annually at Discovery Lab to fund operations, exhibits, and programming in Discovery Lab, and to meet the growing informal educational needs of children and families in the Tulsa community and surrounding region.

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Every second Sunday of the month, Discovery Lab hosts Sensory-Friendly Family Time, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. This event is held before the museum opens for the day for families with children on the Autism Spectrum and/or who have sensory processing disorders. Families can enjoy the museum before the rush and play together in a supportive environment.

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Treat your kids to a fun night at Discovery Lab and yourself to a night out! While you enjoy a night out in the Tulsa Art’s District or other downtown attractions, your kids will have a blast exploring the museum, playing in the tape tunnels, and creating something in The WorkShop!

Time: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $25 per child + only $15 for each additional child within the same household
Ages: Kindergarten and older
Included: Pizza dinner and dessert (served 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m.), play time in the museum, and hands-on STEAM activities.

Upcoming Events: Stay Tuned! 

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Ring in the New Year at Discovery Lab! Strut your stuff down the lime green carpet, and dance the day away with music and entertainment. Hands-on activities include create-your-own noisemakers and New Year’s hats. We will count down to noon and drop nearly 8,000 balloons from Discovery Lab’s lime-green ceiling to ring in the noon year!

Every year Noon Year’s Eve is a sell-out event. Museum members receive the first dibs on tickets during our members-only pre-sale. Tickets and additional information coming soon!

Please check back for the 2019 time and date of this event!

Discovery Lab visitors

Homeschoolers and their families are invited to join us for a special day of fun and meaningful play at Discovery Lab! Explore our featured exhibits, Animationland and Building Buddies, as well as spend some time tinkering in The WorkShop. Admission is $6 for everyone two and older.

Our educators will be presenting classes on the seasons, storm chasing and earthquakes! Classes are included in regular admission price and registration for classes is required. Please follow the links below to enroll.

Please join us!
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

9:30am: The Science of Seasons Pre-K-Kindergarten

10:30am: Storm Chasers 1st-3rd grade

12:00pm: Storm Chasers 1st-3rd grade

1:00pm: Earthquake! 4th-6th grade

Inspire the engineer in your daughter!
Girls and their mothers or other caregivers are invited to work
together to solve an engineering challenge during one of our
classroom sessions.

Stay tuned for our 2020 event!