Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, State College

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The museum has 2,600 square feet of interactive exhibits on aviation, meteorology, paleontology, geology, and more! Best suited for children 6 months to 12 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 3-12 years. Members receive a discount on camps.
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  • June 14, 2017
    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 »
  • June 14, 2017
    Our family loves this place AND they are expanding!! The current location isn't huge, but they do pack a lot of fun, educational, hands on activities into the space. And like I mentioned above, they w...  more »
  • May 14, 2017
    The Discovery Place was my Kindergartener's favorite stop on his first field trip. He enjoys science and he loves to get "hands on." DS had about 2 hours worth of learning entertainment for his curiou...  more »
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  • January 11, 2017
    Super great place. I take son here twice a week for baby explorers and music makers. I like that they have a no unaccompanied adults rule because they're are some real creepers in state college.
  • August 3, 2016
    Kids loved it! They have a number of hands on exhibits demonstrating various scientific principles from solar energy to electrical engineering. It appeals to multiple ages. We had a preschooler and an elementary student with us. Even the adults of the group were entertained. It's away from the Penn State campus, near the high school football stadium.
  • March 2, 2017
    What a great space to have in town! Great place for kids to play.
  • April 20, 2017
    This is an amazing place for kids to experience some of what makes the world tick.
  • June 28, 2017
    Learning is so fun in a setting like this!!

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