Welcome to the Discovery Center!
"The mission of The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier is to develop the intellectual, physical and emotional well-being of the children of the Southern Tier through participatory exhibits and programs. These exhibits engage the senses, challenge the mind and offer a diverse framework for discovery in the arts, sciences and humanities."
Saturday, January 28th– “Gong Xi Fa Cai,” or “Congratulations and Be Prosperous!” Chinese New Year has arrived at The Discovery Center and it’s the Year of the Rooster. According to the Chinese zodiac, if you are born in the Year of the Rooster you are welcoming, straightforward, multi-talented and work hard. Share the culture and […]
Did you ever wonder what it was like in the museum at night? Well, here’s your opportunity to find out with our museum sleep-overs! Each sleep-over is open to children ages 7 – 12 with a minimum of 20 children maximum of 50. You drop off your child and we do the rest! Children arrive […]
Monday, February 20th, 11am-2pm – This year our President’s Day celebration focuses on Presidential Pets! Did you know that John Quincy Adams kept an alligator in the bathtub?! And President Taft’s beloved pet was a cow?! Learn about the presidential pets with crafts, games, and activities! All activities are free with admission. Image source: presidentialpetmuseum.com