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Discovery Station at Hagerstown

101 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
+1 301-790-0076
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STEAM - can't wait to visit again as rebranding continues

- Interesting to see some of the "old" museum exhibits with some of the newest additions that are... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
pysquared
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Laurel, Maryland
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Excellent!

I am writing as one of the volunteers' mothers. I wanted to tell you that Brittany is an... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
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Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. is a hands-on museum that provides life-long learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year. We create an environment that stimulates curiosity for discovery, exploration, and further investigation through exhibits and programs that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) principles.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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101 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

- Interesting to see some of the "old" museum exhibits with some of the newest additions that are more STEAM (STEM, with A for arts) focused. Sounds like they are making the place brighter and more hands on stuff. - Small place, but enough to...More

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Brittany W, Director of Operations at Discovery Station at Hagerstown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hi Pysquared! Thank you so much for taking the time to review our museum! Visitor feedback helps Discovery Station grow! We are looking forward to the upcoming years at Discovery Station and cannot wait for you to see what we have in store!

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I am writing as one of the volunteers' mothers. I wanted to tell you that Brittany is an absolutely remarkable person. My daughter Saxon has been volunteering at the Discovery Station for a while and absolutely LOVES what she does. I think much of it...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Discovery Station caught our eye because of the Titanic exhibit. My 7-year-old son has become interested in the history and when he heard about the exhibit, it became a must see. The museum is easy to find, and you should be aware of the...More

1  Thank WV_Robert
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My 3 year old and I had a great time. Great rainy day activity. We will most definitely be going back again.

Thank Ija R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This place is really cool. My 3yr loved all the displays and the fact that she could touch stuff was great. Even my 1yr had fun. They have many displays and each one typically had something that kids could do, touch, play with. We started...More

1  Thank princessjessicad2017
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Discovery Station in Hagerstown, MD offers hands-on science and history exhibits. Some of the galleries include Mars One and Space Exhibit, LEGO Robotics, Japanese Tomodachi exhibit, dinosaurs, transportation and aviation exhibits, kinetic and potential energy, Civil War, and grocery store and agriculture exhibit. Our...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There is so much to see and do here. My grandsons love to come here and check out the exhibits and try out new things. They have a good mix of different themes and topics, and cover a lot of territory, especially in the scientific...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I Love The Discovery Station. I Highly Recommend It To All Of My Friends. Take Some Time & Check It Out, You Won't Regret It.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Really great time for the kids. There were plenty of things for them to do. They're were only two exhibits closed for remodels. The bank vault is pretty cool to look at for the adults, if you've never seen one. The guy who was overseeing...More

Thank adam h
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Took granddaughter today for something to do since it was a bit hot for the park. She is almost five and had a fabulous time! A lot for kids to do and touch and play with. I parked at a meter with two hour limit...More

Thank INGRID W
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middyc7
9 August 2016|
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Response from INGRID W | Reviewed this property |
I would say preschool through maybe 3rd grade though there are some things, like the titanic exhibit that would interest adults and older kids. The vast majority is ideal for the younger age group.
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