Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo :: JCPenney Discovery House

JCPenney Discovery House

The JCPenney Discovery House and A.H. Belo Discovery Yard
is a place of exploration for the whole family.


Built for the zoo’s youngest guests, play is encouraged here! DiscoveryHouse2
DiscoveryHouse1 Dramatic and nature play opportunities such as “make-believe vet,” “zookeeper” and “fun with nature” are all present.
Families can complete a puzzle, draw a picture, read a book, and participate in some of our monthly themed activities with our interpretive staff. DiscoveryHouse3
DiscoveryHouse4 You also can join us for our daily Animal Encounters at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. for the chance to meet our fuzzy, scaly, slimy, and feathery critters up close.