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Address: 60 Morgan Road, Binghamton, NY 13903
Phone Number: 607-773-8661
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 22,500 sq. ft. of play and learn indoor exhibits and an award winning...
22,500 sq. ft. of play and learn indoor exhibits and an award winning outdoor Story Garden where children's imaginations soar with hands-on activities. Celebrating 31 years of Family Fun! Hours: Monday 10am-3pm for toddlers only (birth-preK) Open to all on Mondays during School Holidays 10am-4pm. Tues - Fri 10am-4pm. Saturday 10am-5pm. Sun noon-5pm. (Closed Sundays in July & Aug) Closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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It was okay...

I'll keep this as simple as possible and adress some other posts well doing so. I saw no staff in the play area, and if they were there I didn't notice. I personally watch my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Kenneth W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I'll keep this as simple as possible and adress some other posts well doing so. I saw no staff in the play area, and if they were there I didn't notice. I personally watch my child unlike most of the parents that were there, so that didn't bother me. I won't get into the people...it's not the establishment fault how... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

My fiance and I took our little guy here, it defiantly has the right idea, but very poorly designed, it's a center for children to learn and discover things, but so small, it's hard for parents to be able to be near their children and read the little panflets about the item, or help them. yes the kids can play... More 

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Martha S, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Center, responded to this review

We are sorry your recent visit was a less than satisfactory experience for you. We strive to make each person's visitor experience a happy one! If your child is aged 5 or under, we have a special day for you to visit when there won't be crowds of older children. On Mondays at The Discovery Center, from 10am-3pm, we reserve... More 

Binghamton, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Parents will be impressed, too. Lots of hands on with a focus on books and art. Fabulous Story Book Garden in the summer. Located by the Binghamton Zoo, 5th oldest in the US. Free Carousel just before the Zoo entrance. Kids can ride over and over again, just for picking up a piece of litter. Ample parking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fun place to always visit. The children has so much fun exploring everything there and all the adults enjoy it too. I think most adults wish they were young so they could play on some things. But alot of things adult and children to do together. I think the kids enjoyed the grocery store and the cafe area and the... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Terrific staff, engaging displays, a great place to spend an afternoon with your children. In summer there is a wonderful outdoor Story Book Garden.

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Your children will love this place. Many cool exhibits. TONs of hands on activities. Weekends are usually a lot busier than weekdays. Good for birthday parties as well.

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McAllen, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I love the Discovery center!!! A fantastic indoor educational,interactive entertainment world for kids of all ages. Like mixing Sesame Street, Mr Rogers and some cool playhouse world all together!!

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a great place for kids and adults to explore. There are a lot of neat hands -on displays that will keep you entertained for hours. Our favorite is the grocery store and the meteorologist station. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

One day, during our stay in United States, more exactly in New York, we made a call to the friends of my wife, who lived and worked in Binghampton,in New York State. They invited us to visit them. So we again started with our Greyhound,to whom we already used to. From the Port Authority Bus Terminal, we passed through the... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Fascinating place with major 'mechanicals history of Broome County. Susan Sherwood and friends have put a lot of energy into displaying what made Broom's industries so important and critical to what exists now!

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