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Discovery Station At Hagerstown Inc, Hagerstown

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Discovery Station, located at the corner of Summit Avenue and West Washington Street in downtown Hagerstown, Maryland, United States, is a hands-on learning environment. The museum features science, technology, space exploration, history, geology, health, agricultural and transportation exhibits in galleries and display areas, including the Hagerstown Aviation Museum and the Betty Clopper Early Childhood Gallery. Discovery Station also occasionally features galleries from the Smithsonian Institution.The museum is located in a historic bank building across from the Washington County Courthouse. The original bank housed the Federal Depository during the Civil War. Visitors can enter the main vault and examine its mammoth leaded glass door and mechanisms. With its white marble exterior and soaring palladium windows, the building is one of the most architecturally significant in downtown Hagerstown.Discovery Station is especially popular with children and is frequently visited by students on field trips from schools throughout the surrounding Four-State region.
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  • 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 eas...  more »
  • My 3 year old and I had a great time. Great rainy day activity. We will most definitely be going back again.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Had so much fun! Thanks Dave for teaching me how to program the Lego robot! What a fun place! My sisters loved the STEAM machine! Thanks! Jake and the Spector family
  • Lots of activities covering a wide range of ages. Excellent Titanic exhibit! Friendly and helpful staff.
  • Fun place to take your kids. Best part is it was completely free for military!!
  • This hands on history and science museum is awesome for all ages. Provide a safe, clean, and educational place for children to learn and grow. Exhibits that will capture everyone's attention. Knowledgeable and respectful staff. Supportive of local community events.
  • Had fun and you can touch everything and it made me think of port discovery its for all ages they even have a spot just for babies and toleders