Curiosity Stream vs. Discovery+

Curiosity Stream has thousands of smart movies & shows on history, science, nature & more. Just $40/year $29.99/year

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Curiosity Stream



One year of Curiosity Stream costs $40/year

One year of Discovery+ costs $84/year.

Movies & Shows

Light on Earth with David Attenborough, History of Home with Nick Offerman, Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places, Art of the Heist

Honey Boo Boo, Toddlers & Tiaras, Fixer Upper, Duck Dynasty, Dance Moms, 90 Day Fiance, LA ink.

Kid-Safe Section

Curiosity Stream has CuriosityKIDS, a dedicated collection of safe, entertaining and inspiring programs for families to enjoy together or for kids to watch on their own

Discovery+ does not have a kid-safe section.

Exclusive Originals

Curiosity Stream has exclusive, award-winning originals.

Discovery+ has exclusive, award-winning originals

Downloadable Content

On Curiosity Stream you can download any title and watch any time, anywhere.

You cannot download shows on Discovery+

New Titles

Curiosity Stream adds new movies & shows every week

Discovery+ adds new movies & shows every week.

Explore our Documentary Library

Step back in time and explore dinosaurs, the World Wars, and the rise of Homo sapiens. Learn about our natural world alongside luminaries like Sir David Attenborough. Look at our universe with wonder and broaden your perspective on space, time and the future.

Whether you’d like to learn more about how scientists are fighting COVID-19, the extraordinary impact of blockchain, or a brand new look at the last moments of Pompeii, Curiosity Stream has you covered.

  • Pompeii: Disaster Street
  • History of Home
  • Apocalypse: WWI
  • David Attenborough's Light on Earth
  • Stephen Hawking's Universe
  • Out of the Cradle
  • Amazing Dinoworld

Curiosity Stream has thousands of documentaries on history, space, nature, and so much more

From Emmy-winning shows to exclusive originals on a variety of topics, there’s something for everyone on Curiosity Stream

New shows added weekly, so there’s always more to watch

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See what some of our 20 million subscribers are saying about Curiosity Stream

  • This is like having PBS’s Nova, the Science Channel, Nat Geo, and the Discovery channels rolled into one, just a click away!


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  • Hooked! One channel we can no longer live without. Since we subscribed to this channel we have watched countless educational shows. For those that have young children, this station is a MUST!


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  • Superb 4K visuals when I am home on my big screen. The content is everything I missed when I cut the “cable” service. Well worth the annual fee! This is true TV for nerds


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