South Dakota Discovery Center

Your hands-on science playground


Support hands-on science education for families in our community while getting in free here and in many ATSC sites around the US!


Upcoming events

More happenings

Women in Science Registration Now Open!

Young women in middle and high school and their parents and teachers are invited to register for our Annual Women in Science conference March 31 in Pierre. In addition to amazing interactive sessions with women in science, technology, engineering and math careers, National Geographic Explorer Justine Ammendolia will be the keynote, talking about her work researching plastic in the oceans. Space is limited. Sign up soon.

Student Registration CLICK HERE.
Teacher and Parent Registration CLICK HERE.

Sponsored by the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium and the SD 319 Information and Education Project.

Engineer's Day

Sat Feb 22

Join us for a free day sponsored by the Central Chapter of the South Dakota Engineering Society. In addition to the free entry, there will be special engineering themed activities,

Endowment Fund

Your donation to our endowment fund through the South Dakota Community Foundation will help ensure future generations have access to the South Dakota Discovery Center.

Donate today!

Educator Highlights

Professional Development

Check out our professional development for this winter! Updated frequently, check back often. We are  beginning to pose our summer PD for teacher so check back often!

Find your Membership Card

To access your digital card:

  1. Click on the log in button at the top right.  
  2. If you have not logged into the account before, choose “forgot password”.  Type in the email that you gave us for your account and the code located below the prompt.  You should receive an email that will give you a temporary password to log in.  
  3. Once you have logged in, click on your name on the top right to access your card.
  4. You can save the image to your phone or print out a card to share.
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