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The Discovery Center

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Better than expected!

I didn't have huge expectations for this little place, but my 10 & 7 year old were entertained for... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Jckcamp
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Thompsontown, Pennsylvania
Fun and educational -- your kids will enjoy!

Lots of learning activities that are fun, including NY State-related phenomenon (e.g. Erie Canal... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
DEP3
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Binghamton, New York
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22,500 sq. ft. of play and learn indoor exhibits and an award winning outdoor Story Garden where children's imaginations soar with hands-on activities. Celebrating 31 years of Family Fun! Hours: Monday 10am-3pm for toddlers only (birth-preK) Open to...more
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60 Morgan Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903-3667
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I didn't have huge expectations for this little place, but my 10 & 7 year old were entertained for hours. I was amazed at how much was packed into this building and how well it was all laid out. They weren't just entertained, they were...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Lots of learning activities that are fun, including NY State-related phenomenon (e.g. Erie Canal exhibit where kids learn how locks work by a hands-on pumping activity). They can build railroad tracks with model trains, explore an ambulance and play EMT, go into a large scale...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We couldn't have been happier with this place. We took our 3 grandkids (ages 3,4 and 5) to the Discovery Center not sure what to expect but it was a hit from the very beginning. As soon as we got out of the car and...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times with our older grandson, and now are taking the younger grandchildren. They are just as happy with this place as my older grandson was in years passed. Such a great place for kids

Thank BittasMom
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There is alot of hands on things for kids to do there, of all ages. Lots of stuff to see also. Staff is very nice!

Thank Danielle M
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit - come again!

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place for young children. My two girls had a great time and lots of fun, they both loved the supermarket.. the gardens and mini golf outside are good for the children as well.

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is a blast when you are a kid! Definitely take them there, a lot to learn and not know you are learning and just a fun environment all around.

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Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the museum and our Story Garden and hope to see you at The Discovery Center, soon!

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for years for birthday parties and for day trips. A lot of safe activities for children located near Ross Park Zoo. Highly recommended!

Thank Lis6al
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoy your visits to the museum and hope to see you at The Discovery Center, soon!

Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This is our second time here and my boys love it! Having an 11 year old and 4 year old is hard finding them to do things together but they both love it. We enjoyed the outside as well because it was mild today. We...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

There are alot of great displays. The only problem with so many is the kids bounce from one to another and don't know what to do next With young kids I would suggest picking a few displays for each visit,More

Thank Donald S
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Thank you for visiting! If your children are younger than 5, we are open to toddlers only, that's birth through pre-k, on Mondays from 10am-3pm. That way our youngest visitors can enjoy the museum without bigger kids around. However, we are open to all ages...More

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Jaimie C
September 30, 2017|
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Response from Martha S | Property representative |
General Admission is $7 per person. Children under age 1 are free. Group Rate: $5 per person for groups of 10 or more with reservations. Members: Free
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Nonnimm
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Martha S | Property representative |
Our focus age group is 2 to 10 years of age, but older siblings seem to find more sophisticated ways of playing in the museum and enjoy it just as well. Hope to see you at The Discovery Center, soon!
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