Monday 10am - 3pm for toddlers only (birth – PreK).
Open to all on School Holidays
Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday noon - 5pm
Monday Sept 8 - Friday Sept 19for our annual Paint 'n' Polish
RE-OPENING Saturday Sept 20 to celebarate the Worldwide Day of Play!
Saturday Oct 18 - Preparing for our Gala Fundraiser
Thursday Nov. 27 - In observance of Thanksgiving
Children under 1 are free!
Notes to visitors: If the Binghamton City School District is closed due to weather, The Discovery Center is closed.
In the spring we experience a high rate of school group visitation. We suggest you plan your visit for after 2pm when the school groups have returned to their campuses or call ahead to see if groups are scheduled.
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This website is made possible by the NYS Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.
Become A Volunteer!
We are always looking for willing hands to help in the museum for special events or just everyday activities. Have a special talent or a cool collection?
We would love to share you with our visitors.
Your Support for
The Discovery Center is celebrating 30 wonderful years of accomplishments – generating enthusiasm and excitement for learning– a place for children and families to learn together.
By supporting The Discovery Center you help provide the critical funding necessary for programs, new exhibits, multicultural celebrations and staff training.