Don Harrington Discovery Center - Abbey Travel, Ireland

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Welcome to Don Harrington Discovery Center

Don Harrington Discovery Center

Focussing on physical, earth and life sciences the Don Harrington Discovery Center is set in a 51-acre park with a lake and picnic area. The centre boasts more than 100 hands-on activities and a recently renovated Space Theater. There is also an aquarium on site featuring both saltwater and freshwater tanks as well as a botanical garden. Most popular sights here are a Foucault Pendulum, rotating independently of the earth's gravitational pull, a helium technology exhibit and a weather-watch section with a tornado machine.

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1200 Streit Drive
$10 (adults); $7 (children aged 3-12); $7 (seniors aged 60+); free for children under 2 and members; group rates also available
English is the most common language but Spanish is often spoken in south-western states.

The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into 100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

Opening Times
Tuesday to Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm; Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 8pm; Sunday 12pm to 4.30pm; Closed on Mondays
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