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Discovery Station at Hagerstown

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Address: 101 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone Number: +1 301-790-0076
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Discovery Station at Hagerstown creates exciting hands-on learning...

Discovery Station at Hagerstown creates exciting hands-on learning experiences that stimulate a curiosity for discovery, exploration and further investigation by children and adults to foster life-long learning. The programs and interactive exhibits on science, technology and history are unique educational resources available to all of its visitors.

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Excitosaurus!!!!

What an awesome visit the kids and I had today! Not only was the museum clean and super kid friendly. We learnt so much! Kind of surprised how much more my son knew about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chariti R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome visit the kids and I had today! Not only was the museum clean and super kid friendly. We learnt so much! Kind of surprised how much more my son knew about dinosaurs than I did!!! Loved how the museum had stuff for all ages!!! Great place to bring teeny tiny kids and even teenagers!!! Can't wait to... More 

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Thank Chariti R
Hagerstown, Maryland
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Discovery Station for the first time to see a discussion with a local meteorologist and my daughter and I wandered around thereafter. The discussion with her was awesome,but the exhibits for the kids seemed kinda dated and old. Plus the admission seems way out of whack for what you received. Full disclosure-We got in for free... More 

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Thank ThoughtsofRS
Brittany W, Manager at Discovery Station at Hagerstown, responded to this review

Good Morning! Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we are pleased to know that you visit Discovery Station on a regular basis! We are in the process of evaluating each of our exhibits and your feedback will help us tremendously. I see that you visited in March... More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I scored it very good but after a couple visits it can become very dull. Nothing new to see nothing changed. The staff are magnificent, the place is fun and my kids enjoy it. Just would be nice if some new things occur, add to exhibits and be aware parking is minimal.

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Thank Dkellfam
Brittany W, Operations Director at Discovery Station at Hagerstown, responded to this review

Good Afternoon! Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we are pleased to know that you visit Discovery Station on a regular basis! We are in the process of evaluating each of our exhibits and your feedback will help us tremendously. Providing our visitors with the best possible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

my children had so much fun here today. We were there for over 3 hours and still only made it halfway through everything. So much to do for the whole family . We will deff. be visiting again very soon. keep up the great work guys.

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Thank Faith C
Akron, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This is not your everyday children's/science museum. The collection is quite eclectic: Civil War, Model Trains, Ham Radio, Music, Aviation, Dinosaurs, Mack Trucks, Japanese Culture, Space, Baseball, Vision, Canals... I'm sure I've forgotten plenty. Presentation of the exhibits at Discovery Station is not as polished as the typical "big city" museum. This isn't a bad thing - it was nice... More 

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Thank Thomas C
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Small museum with many varied, educational exhibits and plenty of space and toys for little ones to play. We stopped on a road trip with our 3.5 and 5.5 year old sons and they both loved it. Coffee shop with breakfast and lunch just down the street was an added bonus! We were able to use our MD Science Center... More 

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Thank mgbleuven
Hagerstown, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A wonderful, interesting and low-priced way to spend a few hours with your kids. We used The Discovery Station for our 4 year old's birthday party and couldn't be happier with the room provided and treatment by the employees. The Discovery Station is very military friendly and routinely provides a military discount for most of their services. The room used... More 

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Thank JoDee W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Fun for the whole family. Best local educational museum. Everything is hands on. . My child is almost 3 . . And already cam tell you a quick story about the Titanic , telescopes, dinosaurs and much more. Don't miss out. . Come check them out.

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Thank Faith C
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped in on a summer Saturday and just about had the place to ourselves. Just one other family there. They have a great diversity of exhibits. We found the Titanic exhibit fascinating. My 11 year old son loved the Cessna and the Mack truck engine. Upstairs, the Civil War and train exhibits were all interesting. But don't miss the Visions... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Discovery? More like scared straight propaganda. If you are trying to push the "Madness" era of propagandaisms down young people's throats, then this is the trip for you and your kids. I suppose the place is funded by the DEA? If not, it should be. The only thing they didn't offer was a free ticket to watch the so-called "educational"... More 

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