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Address: 112 W Foster Ave, Suite 1, State College, PA 16801-4867
Phone Number: +1 814-234-0200
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Grandson Fun

I took my Grandson to visit the Discovery Space recently. We had fun with a lot of the science experiements. Some were not working :(

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 7, 2016
Art L
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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507 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

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 pleased...

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DiscoverySpace, Manager at Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

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 for nothing.

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Thank Irene D
DiscoverySpace, Manager at Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your comments, we are very sorry your experience was less than you hoped for. As we are a growing museum, we find all visitor feedback valuable and useful in planning marketing, future exhibits and programs. We will send you a message to see if there is something we can do to make up for this experience. More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I took my Grandson to visit the Discovery Space recently. We had fun with a lot of the science experiements. Some were not working :(

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Thank Art L
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I took my 16 month old to this...what a great place for kids of a variety of ages. All the kids, including my toddler were entertained for literally hours. We spent two hours and he was behaved and engaged the entire time. This is a must experience for kids about 10 and under! There's even a toddler section if you... More 

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Lindsay, California
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182 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Of 5 adults, a 9 month old, a 3 year old and a 5 year old, only the 9 month old was unable to entertain himself. The rest of us found enough to play with that we had only gotten about halfway through the small space before it was time to leave for lunch. The magnet table was particularly good... More 

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DiscoverySpace, Manager at Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, responded to this review

Thanks for posting about your visit to the museum, we are glad you had a good time! Just to let you know, we do offer a hand stamp to return within the same day, so we hope next time you visit you can come back after lunch for more fun! More 

DuBois, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

We were looking for something close to home (under 90 minutes away) to spend a few hours with our 4 and 1/2 year old. It was a rainy, cool day, so we didn't want to travel the almost 3 hours to Pittsburgh. Husband suggested checking what was available in the State College area and we came across this gem! Yes,... More 

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DiscoverySpace, Manager at Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time to share your experience. We're glad you had a good time and hope to see you back soon! More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Sure entertainment paired w/ education for your little ones of almost all ages. Displays alternate, with many coming from Mechanical Engineering students at neighbor, Penn State. Local gem, worth a visit and worth supporting. As all science museums, it is fun for teens and adults as well.

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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483 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited with our 6-yr old granddaughter and she had a great time. It had so many great stations and was teaching her while making it fun. Parking can be a little challenging; we drove around a bit to find a parking spot and then had to 'mind the meter'. Would definitely recommend it for anyone with kids 10-12 and under.... More 

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state college
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Kids love this place and they could spend hours there. But, as an adult, I find the place small and drab. I believe they are hoping to relocate to a larger space that would probably solve those issues. On the other hand, there is a good variety of interactive things to keep kids' hands and minds moving. I have visited... More 

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1 Thank elisa h
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

We took two grandchildren there, ages two and nine. We all enjoyed the experience. We stayed for two hours and the children were interested in the activities the whole time.

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