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The Discovery Center

60 Morgan Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903-3667
+1 607-773-8661
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Grandchildren love it

We have been here many times with our older grandson, and now are taking the younger grandchildren... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BittasMom
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Binghamton, New York
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Very educational

There is alot of hands on things for kids to do there, of all ages. Lots of stuff to see also... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Danielle M
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Springville, Pennsylvania
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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 all on Mondays during School Holidays 10am-4pm. Tues - Fri 10am-4pm. Saturday 10am-5pm. Sun noon-5pm. (Closed Sundays in July & Aug) Closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Note: If the Binghamton City School District is closed due to weather, The Discovery Center will be closed.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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60 Morgan Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903-3667
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"outside area"
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"young children"
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"fun things"
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed yesterday

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
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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.

Thank Joseph C
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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.

Thank Raylord3
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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!

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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
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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!

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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

Thank Tiffany A
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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
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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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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Nice small kids museum. Great for toddlers. Many stations to learn and play withbreal life simluations, like super market, bank, labs, restaurants, etc

Thank Lizeth77
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

My nieces loved this place. They got to play in a grocery store, restaurant, and to learn about being firefighter. Neat place for kids. Keeps them busy for several hours putting on the clothes too.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Wonderful facility. Everything is intricately safe so the kids can run free and a bit wild. Immediately adjacent is the Story Book Garden and the Ross Park Zoo. You can easily fill up a full day here for very little money. Suggest looking at the...More

Thank rfp49
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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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