September 26, 2012
131 Myrtle St. (Boise Downtown and Fringe)
Extended Summer hours June 14-Labor Day: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Regular hours: Monday–Thursday and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday 12-5 p.m.
Over 160 interactive, hands-on science exhibits to explore, imagine and discover. Hoist yourself up and float back down cushioned by air resistance on the Air Brake. Squeeze clay with 24,000 pounds of force to Make a Rock. Why can you see the spring and cast a shadow of the spring but cannot Touch the Spring? For a complete list of exhibits, events and guest speakers. Hours:
Jason Sears says... Fun for the whole family. It's great to have places like this that let kids be kids and explore the world around them. ★★★★★
The Bible speaks of putting away childish things. Luckily, Discovery Center of Idaho doesn't believe in that sort of nonsense. DCI stages monthly adult nights, in which the kids get the boot and adults can cruise around the center, beer in hand, learning why things explode. 131 Myrtle St., Boise, 208-343-9895, scidaho.org