The Discovery Center, Binghamton

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  • The kids had a blast. It was too cold to enjoy the outdoor end of the discovery center. Was a bit small,and tight to move around. Had a lot of fun hands on activities. Each play center was a learning,...  more »
  • This is a child's paradise, and so much fun for Grandparents... and my little Nash went here for pre-k and loved it.  more »
  • A delightful stop for kids of all ages. Lots of photo ops and right next door to the zoo. Whether you linger outside in the Storybook Garden or inside in the Discovery Center, bright colors and hands ...  more »
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  • Great visit. I highly recommend this place. !! My Grandkids love this place. Always an adventure .. from the hot air balloons and airplanes. To the fire truck. To the acting stage to the pirates ship and the grocery store .. we loved the underground tunnels and all of the adventures to be had at the Discovery center . They have made many improvements over the years . I must say. . can't wait to take them back again when we have more time .. thanks so much for providing a place for learning , fun, and development . A much needed asset to the community .
  • This looks like a really nice place. We visited in Winter so all the fun outside stuff was covered in snow unfortunately. Inside was fairly well maintained but once it stated getting busy there just isn't enough room inside.
  • The Discovery Center is hands down one of the most interesting and unique places I have visited, whether in the US or abroad. There are a variety of activities for children and it's easy to socialize with other adults as well. This place has great reviews, and for great reasons! Check it out, bring your kids, you will all quickly fall for it's charm! A++
  • This place continues to be top notch even after all these years. Great for kids to explore, learn, and run their crazies out. If you've never been before, think of a giant place with all kinds of pretend play. From a mini grocery store, to a bank, to a restaurant, an old fire engine (that my grandfather used to drive), and countless other activities. There are even quiet areas tucked away for children who need sensory breaks. During holidays they like to decorate accordingly and do a great job. Prices are very reasonable and well worth it (they even have grandparent memberships so they can take their grandchildren). While there (if the weather is decent), check out the storybook garden. It's a free play area with gardens, books to read, and fun stuff for kids to explore. There is even a pavilion area if you wanted to bring a lunch or snack. If you have never been here, go! Don't just think about it, GO! You won't be disappointed
  • Disappointing, I remember how incredible it was a few years back and they have changed a lot lately. I am frequently there for work. Electronic stuff that usually is in working condition, has not been recently. Changed a whole room to just coloring, I could do that for free at home, don't need to pay $8 to do that. Lots of parts have just changed to puzzels and reading, not as interactive as in the past. All on top of the fact they have upped the prices. The kids I work with are upset about the changes.
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