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Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, State College

(3.3/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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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  • There are number of exhibits that provide a multitude of hands-on learning experiences to the young children who may, one day, become the future scientists of our society. Bring your children and/or g...  more »
  • husband and son went to game. Went here with daughter-in-law and two little ones and it was an outstanding experience. The little ones had a fantastic time and we were there almost 3 hours! Very pleas...  more »
  • This place is definitely not for any child over the age of 6. My grandson who is 10 was bored. Was a waste of money for us. Web site does not really accurately describe the place. Traveled 40 miles fo...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Small but lots of great things to experiment with!
  • although small, theres lots of hands on exhibits here that my kids and I enjoyed. it also has free reciprocal admission for those with memberships to another ASTC science museum.
  • Discovery Space is a great place for summer camps, birthday parties, and fun for kids. The employees are extremely nice and very knowledgeable! I highly recommend taking your kids there for what will sure be a memorable experience.
  • Cool place to visit. There are many fun science learning activities available. All children will have a great time here.