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The Discovery Museum is a non-profit children’s museum that offers interactive exhibits and thematic programs. Discovery Museum exhibits and programs promote hands-on, open-ended discovery in the areas of science, art, culture and technology. Our goal is to help youth expand their horizons and prepare for the future by fostering a passion for exploration and learning.
Discovery Museum - A World of Discovery
[Photo: Two men jump into Humboldt Bay from a dock, one wearing a grass skirt and the other a large oyster-shaped hat.
Photo: Mark McKenna, Studio 424
Perilous Plunge 2014
Registration for Plungers and Sponsors is Open!

[Download Plunger Packet (PDF)]
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Location: Corner of 3rd and F Streets, Old Town Eureka

Address: 501 Third Street Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: (707) 443-9694

Fax: (707) 443-7242


Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, closed Mondays.

Daily Admission: $4 per person. Children under 2 years old are free. Members receive free admission.

Winter 2013-2014 Newsletter (PDF)

Perilous Plunge 2014

The 2014 Perilous Plunge is set for Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 10 AM on the F Street Boardwalk!
Plunger Parade: From Discovery Museum to Foot of F Street- 10:00 AM
Plunge Begins: Foot of F Street - 10:15 AM

The Beach Party will be Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Redwood Discovery Museum

[Click Here for More Info on the Plunge Page]