Sparking a lifelong curiosity for science through interactive exploration. 

The Palouse Discovery Science Center brings hands-on science and learning experiences to people of all ages. We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to further the public’s understanding of science and technology through the use of educational programs, exhibits, teaching collections, and activities which emphasize the physical participation of individuals. The offerings of the PDSC will support and enhance science in both formal and informal situations involved with lifelong learning.


Currently on display:


Launch it! - The science of flinging and flying.  Make paper airplanes and rockets, launch parachutes and learn about propulsion. This travelling exhibit will be at PDSC through Sep 2020

EveryBODY Healthy - Our lifelike hospital exhibit, where children transform into doctors and care providers and learn about health and the body through dramatic play and dress up. This is a permanent exhibit sponsored by Pullman Regional Hospital, Center for Learning and Innovation

Lil' Learners Lab - Permanent exploration space for early learners featuring a water tables, blocks, books and endless opportunities to stack, count and sort. 

Art Studio - Self directed art room stocked with materials, supplies and inspiration. Add to our community wall!

Nano - Permanent exhibit exploring the science behind nanotechnology and how we use it in our daily lives

Camping - This pop-up exhibit is in back hall through spring 2020. Read a book in the tent, cook food over the mock-fire and count rings on the tree stump. 

Nature Loop - This short trail on the side of our building features a beautiful, north-facing view of the Palouse. Come watch for birds, you might event spot some other small mammals. 

Classroom - Our classroom can seat up to 60 people and is the perfect space for holding special events, lessons, and rentals. The classroom is typically open for visitors to eat lunch, play board games and work on puzzles or projects and use the microscopes. 

Click here for more information on health and safety at PDSC and our response to COVID-19



Meri Joswiak, Director

Tori Davis, Front Desk

Jessica Jones, Facilities & Programs Coordinator

Freddy Lustre, Educator

Suzanne Alexander, Volunteer Educator

Jessica Crawford, Intern (Spring 2020)


Board of Directors

Becky Highfill, Board President

John Cassleman, Vice President

Patricia Hartzell, Secretary

Brad Lewis, Treasurer

Olusola Adesope

Heather Havey

Molly Kelton

Tiffani Stubblefield

Nathan Weller


Please contact us to learn about opportunities for serving on our board, Science Advisory Committee or Financial Advisory Committee.

Receive free admission to the PDSC for a year and other member only events and discounts!

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950 NE Nelson Ct. 

Pullman, WA 99163

Palouse Discovery Science Center is a registered 501c3, EIN: 82-0523927

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