500 E Ringgold St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Bring the family to the Gladys Porter Zoo for a Saturday afternoon of learning and fun at Discovery Island in the Special Events Building! Discover and learn about the science you can find on an island with hands-on activities, exhibits and displays for the family. Find out why sharks don’t sink, why you get a sunburn, how to make a volcano erupt, and make your own custom rain stick. Discovery Island is a family event designed for children ages 4 to 11. Admission is $1.00 per child or adult. Discovery Island is presented by WalMart and the Storm Science Network.