“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.”

– Maya Angelou

Whether your child loves painting, dancing, stories, or scientific exploration our programming offers fun and educational classes that range from literacy and culturally-based activities, and science programming, to visual and performing arts. Discovery Gateway’s daily classes are free with admission to the Museum, and every Discovery Gateway program is based on research, evaluation, and testing.

Early Childhood

Curiosity Shop Classes

Early Childhood programs serve as the platform for learning through experiential play. Classes are recommended for children ages 18 months to 8 years and include Music in Motion, Times for Tots, Creative Kids, Little Scientist, and Dollars & Cents.


Studio + Lab

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) programs offer a wide variety of inquiry-based, participant-focused, and engaging experiences focused on STEAM. Programs vary from 10 – 15 minute introductory activities to in-depth 30 – 60 minute family learning experiences. Recommended for children ages 2+ yrs.

World Connections

Cultural Programs

Discover and connect with Utah’s diverse communities during World Connections events throughout the year where many community groups, local artists, and performers are invited to share their talents and cultural traditions with children and families.

Summer Camps

Get ready for a STEAM-Powered Summer!

Discovery Gateway offers a variety of Summer Camps for children K- 6th Grade. There’s half and full day camps available at Discovery Gateway as well as with our community partners, The Leonardo and Samba Fogo! 

Upcoming Events

ZAP Free Day! August 15 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for our ZAP Free day! We will have free admission and tons of fun activities for your family!

Special Guest: Loveland Living Planet Aquarium August 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For this month's programming all about oceans, our friends from the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will be bringing their Animal Ambassadors!

Special Guest: Wild Wonders August 23 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Chinchillas, hedgehogs, parrots, oh my! Animals from Wild Wonders will be taking over the museum on Friday the 23!