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Holiday with a bang at Discovery Museum


calendar_summerblowout-6711003-6783904DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – Monday, September 2, visitors to the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) can take part in a variety of fizzing, spewing and exploding experiments. The event is entitled The Discovery’s “Summer Blowout.”

Experiments and demonstrations during the Summer Blowout event will include Mentos® geysers, edible food bombs, elephant toothpaste, and more.

“This event is going to be exciting for The Discovery’s visitors,” said Sarah Gobbs-Hill, Programming & Education Manager. “There are a lot of very interesting and engaging experiments that can be done with ordinary household chemicals.”

The Discovery is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 2. Beginning Monday, September 9, The Discovery will be closed on Mondays.

Additionally, Bubble Week at The Discovery includes hands-on activities such as boo bubbles, bubble wand making, snake bubble charming and more.

For more information about the Summer Blowout and other upcoming activities and events at The Discovery, visit the calendar of events on the museum’s website at www.nvdm.org.

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) is a locally founded nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The Discovery’s vision is to be the community’s center that inspires curiosity, creativity and the joy of lifelong learning. The museum provides opportunities to discover science, art, technology and Nevada history through open-ended, interactive and fun exhibits and hands-on educational programs. Explore a cave, build a house, race across Nevada, and climb into the clouds – these are just some of the many adventures found at The Discovery.

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