Much To Discover

Students learn from doing at Little Rock museum

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

The Museum of Discovery in Little Rock is a very busy place. And during spring break week, it's going to be even busier than normal. PBS' Sid the Science Kid will visit on Thursday and March 28, and the museum will also open on Monday, a day it's normally closed.


Little Rock


William J. Clinton Presidential Library — Contains presidential artifacts and personal effects of the 42nd president. A current temporary exhibit of note is “Presidential Pets: A Friend in the White House” and documents the many animals that have also called the White House home. Free. 501-374-4242.

Arkansas Arts Center — Has many works on display in its permanent collection. Also next week, the center’s children’s theater department will host performances of “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” Admission to the permanent collection is free. Play tickets are $12.50. 501-372-4000.


Museum of Discovery

HOURS — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday

WHERE — 500 President Clinton Ave. in Little Rock

COST — $10 for adults, $8 for children 12 and younger

INFO — 501-396-7050 or

BONUS — Because of the expected increase in visitors during spring break week, the Museum of Discovery will also be open on Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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