Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, State College

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The museum has 5,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on aviation, meteorology, paleontology, geology, and more! Best suited for children 6 months to 14 years old. Field trips, birthday parties and events occur regularly. Book yours today!

During the school year, there are weekly programs for preschoolers and babies. These are free with paid admission, and completely free to members.

Summers are filled with week long day camps for children ages 3-15 years. Members receive a discount on camps.
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  • Discovery Space has just recently moved into much larger quarters so it can continue to offer the activities to an ever increasing demand. The museum offers hands on science exhibits that are designed...  more »
  • The Discovery Space has recently moved as of September 2017 into a new building on North Atherton St. Much more room for displays, exhibits, and classroom/camp. Check them out in their new digs, and s...  more »
  • We are members to Discovery Space so we visit somewhat regularly. I feel like there's always something a little different each time we go. My kids are 3 and 6 and love playing with the different exhib...  more »
  • Great for kids if all ages. You can check out a pass at the local library, but if you plan on traveling at all, a year pass ($75 for a household) is well worth it. You can use your pass to get in to many museums around the US for free. We went to the Children's Science museum in Pittsburg, and it would have cost around $50 for one visit. It was free with our Discovery Space family pass.
  • We spent several hours here enjoying the interactive displays. My kids' favorite things were: building the ball ramp, using magnetiles, building with Lego, creating their own pinball machine, and playing with the giant Litebrite board. The main drawbacks were that there isn't a convenient place to eat lunch there and the center is one big, open room so the noise level is fairly highwhen it's busy.
  • Excellent place for children to learn. All hands on. Grandkids loved it. Will definitely be going back with my grandkids.
  • Thought it was a musame that u walk around and look at stuff. Here everything u interact with!!!!! It was great. Kids loved it wish it wasn't so far away id be there more
  • Had fun there. Lots of cool toys and experiments. Probably geared more towards kids from 5-8.
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