“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein Imaginations will soar with hands-on exploration in our 30 play and learn exhibits. Shop in the Giant Market, fly an A-10 Jet, rush to the rescue in our full size fire truck, report the news and weather in the TV station, create a work of art in Studio 60, serve up a meal in the Plum Dragon Palace, ride the Ambulance to the Hospital, check out your smile in our Open Wide dental exhibit, climb into a tree house and learn about the natural world in Eco-Kids, explore the Susquehanna River on its trip to the Chesapeake and stand inside a giant bubble.
Groovin’ in our Recollections III exhibit, shopping smart, directing an emergency call, dining out international-style, and sampling simple science are, perhaps the first steps in preparing a child to succeed in a changing society. The Story Garden, a Children's Interactive Garden containing 13 interactive areas focusing on children's literature themes, opened in summer 2007.
Our Current Exhibit!
Helicopter Flight Simulator
We are excited to announce the opening of our newest addition to our Flight Exhibit; a Helicopter Flight Simulator! This exhibit is a Fall 2012 – Spring 2013 Senior Capstone Design Project with Binghamton University’s Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science in conjunction with Lockheed Martin. We would like to thank the following for their contribution to this awesome simulator: Lockheed Martin Sponsors: Paul Mittan, Ron Crawford, Matthew Ruggieri. Student Engineers: Ryan Lake, Lead Engineer; Aaron Lin, Computer Engineer; Shayne Thompson, Electrical Engineer; Timothy Waful, Electrical Engineer; Albert Aguayo, Mechanical Engineer. BU Machine Shop Staff: Bob Pulz, Victor Fiori, Dave Richner, Al Dodson. Jack Maynard – BU Faculty Advisor and Colin Selleck – BU SDP Instructor. Discovery Center Exhibit Staff:
Donna Jones-Wright and Bob Wilson. See the video introduction of this exciting new exhibit!