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Discovery Station at Hagerstown

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Address: 101 W Washington St, Hagerstown, MD 21740-4709
Phone Number: +1 301-790-0076
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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Your kids will have fun here!

Really great time for the kids. There were plenty of things for them to do. They're were only two exhibits closed for remodels. The bank vault is pretty cool to look at for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
adam h
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great time for the kids. There were plenty of things for them to do. They're were only two exhibits closed for remodels. The bank vault is pretty cool to look at for the adults, if you've never seen one. The guy who was overseeing the robotics should really calm down though. He is pretty short with people, and that's... More 

Thank adam h
Smithsburg, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Took granddaughter today for something to do since it was a bit hot for the park. She is almost five and had a fabulous time! A lot for kids to do and touch and play with. I parked at a meter with two hour limit thinking we would be back in about an hour and a half. Got back more... More 

Thank azurewinds94
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice local surprise! Our son loves mechanical toys and this did not disappoint. The Cessna cockpit was full of knobs and buttons for him to manipulate and he really enjoyed the train exhibit upstairs! We will be going back!

Thank tyler f
Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Good place to while away some time with little kids. Parking meters on street for 2 hrs only! Go to the garage if staying longer.

Thank KBMovingGirl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

There was so much for my kids to do . . . We started bringing lunch with us. Even from 1015-115. We couldn't get through everything. My boys loved discovery station. Current favorites are the car race track and the dinosaur sand box. We will be back soon. Keep up the great work guys

Thank Faith C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of activities for kids, clean and safe environment, very friendly staff. We had a great time at the birthday party.

Thank Laviniahshshb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

When I called I was able to speak directly to the museum curator Brittany! She was very accommodating. I called a week out from the birthday party I had scheduled and they even stayed open late to make the museum available to us. They had all the things my 8 year old son and his friends love including Lego robotics,... More 

Thank Christen A
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I arrived at Discovery Station as I had heard there was a Titanic affiliation there. Its funny because I hadn't planned on being in Hagerstown at all, it was a wrong turn gone good! I was welcomed with open arms. The Titanic exhibit was excellent, I thought it was very well put together. I have to admit, I didn't look... More 

Thank JillCarlier
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 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 

Thank Chariti R
Hagerstown, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

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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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 

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