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.To visit Discovery Station At Hagerstown Inc on your trip to Hagerstown, use our Hagerstown itinerary planner.
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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 »
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, tr... more »
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... more »
First time I was here. Really neat and my five year old daughter really enjoyed it AND keeps asking to go back! A lot of different sections for different interest. Very nice staff too!
All ages can find something fascinating to spend quality time together. The very best family friendly for all ages with lots to explore. New exhibits an a few old
Something for every age and stage. Plus theres an area to eat your brown bag lunch so you can spend the whole day here. Our family has been members at this particular museum for 3 yrs now and love the membership. Today we came and haven't been here for a while due to weather and illness and were amazed all over again as a lot of exhibits were new or altered. Definitely a good way to spend the day.
A sure win for kids, pack lunch and spend a couple hours letting them explore and play! Very easy going and neat.
This is a fantastic museum and quite a gem in Washington County! There is literally something for everybody at Discovery Station! The volunteers there are wonderful and very informative about each of the exhibits. Puts a smile on my face every time I go there.
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