Discovery Center Season Comes To A Close


The Magic City Discovering Center will be closing.

The center shares the building with the Dakota Territory Air Museum and when that season starts, the discovery has to end.

Alexus Arthur has more.

“This was an awesome season. It really just was phenomenal.” said Wendy Keller.

The Magic City Discovery Center will be closing its doors on a third temporary season.

“We’ve been able to offer something but we feel like we really need to build on that so that’s our dream.” said Keller.

Board members are working towards having a standalone museum that could be open year round.

“Right now we’re looking at options for this next year whether we’ll open again in the same area or if we’ll do some outreach programs, so we’re just in the process of figuring out what next year might look like for us.” said Keller.

They are getting the ball rolling to finding more discoveries.

“Due to the high demand and the community support we just really feel like we need to expand.” said Keller.

“It’s just been really nice to have an indoor resource for her.” said Brittany Montalvo-Nolan.

The museum catches the kids attention and encourages them to think outside the box.

“This will become a destination because it’s educational, it’s multigenerational. You can come with your grandparents, and your aunts and uncles, and moms and dads.” said Keller.

“It’s really enriching like all these activities.” said Montalvo-Nolan.

“The community wants it. I mean, you can just feel it. They want more.” said Keller.

The buildings doors may be closing for the season.

“We’re constantly evolving and trying to offer more.” said Keller.

But a kid will never stop discovering. In Minot, Alexus Arthur, KX News.

The Discovery Center will be celebrating the season with a musical called Busytown that’s put on by Make A Scene Kids.

The show will be tonight, tomorrow, and will close the season on Sunday afternoon.

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