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The Discovery Center

60 Morgan Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903-3667
+1 607-773-8661
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Discovery Center

This place is great when you take the kids. They can be what they want to be (pretend) and it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen D
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Binghamton
Fun for all of us!

This is a delightful center, in need of some polish as far as paint and upgrades, but fun... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
206JanF
,
North Street, MI
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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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60 Morgan Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903-3667
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+1 607-773-8661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great when you take the kids. They can be what they want to be (pretend) and it is cool to watch them play and have fun. As an adult, I had fun also.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a delightful center, in need of some polish as far as paint and upgrades, but fun nonetheless. There are outdoor areas to explore as well as many themed rooms throughout the building. Remember to ask for AAA or military discount, if they apply...More

Thank 206JanF
Reviewed 1 June 2017

What a Fun Place for kids. Outside area is adorable. Lots for the kids to do. They had a blast, and enjoyed the time there. They can't wait to go back!

Thank Emily W
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

I'm glad your family enjoyed your visit to The Discovery Center. You should consider becoming a member! Members enjoy discounts on programs and purchases in the shop and allow for unlimited admissions (excludes special events). Hope to see you at The Discovery Center, soon!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Such a fun interactive place for kids. There's a lot to do and a bunch of different areas for a wide range of children. I have a 6 year old and a 3 year old and both enjoyed it. Plus the price was a really...More

Thank mdans89
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place for families with young children! The mock-up grocery store is a huge hit! There are lots of hands-on activities to keep even the liveliest child occupied! We attended a five year old's birthday party and the kids had the best time...More

Thank EMKF
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thanks for your kind review! We hope to see you at The Discovery Center again!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lots of activities for children with real life experiences...visit a grocery store, dress up as a fireman, ride in a rocket ship, visit a doctor office, ride in an ambulance. Story garden outside is fun for kids, too...that is free.

Thank sumrbabe21
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I absolutely love this place. I recently went with my kids ages 2, 6, and 8. They all enjoyed themselves. There are tons of things for them to do and explore. In the summertime there is an added bonus of the outside discovery park which...More

1  Thank hajarahtm t
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Discovery center has been around for decades. A friendly and knowledgeable staff help make this a great hand's on museum/learning space for kids.

Thank peter k
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the discovery center for the 1st time today with my 2year old and my wife. My little girl could not have been happier she ran her heart out. Tons of hands on activities and games. She was overwhelmed with all the things to do....More

1  Thank Jerøme R
Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Jerome, Thank you for your review! You should consider a family membership. For $75 you can have unlimited visits to The DC for an entire year (excludes some special events). For complete membership information visit our website TheDiscoveryCenter.org.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I walked though the gardens in late September and found the entire place enjoyable. There are beautiful little play houses for kids, garden areas and info, sculptures of plants as well as live plants too. This is a must see for kids and garden art...More

Thank HappyCamperMe
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Nonnimm
27 August 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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