PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

In this NYS Licensed program, we offer three classrooms for 3 – 4 year olds.
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FACILITY RENTALS

Rent out the entire Museum, Story Garden, or just the picnic area to celebrate that special milestone!
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The Museum is Open!

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The Discovery Center is currently open four days a week. Advance online reservations are required for everyone, including members.

Admission: Non-members: $8  Members: Free

Hours: Friday 11AM – 2PM | Saturday 10AM – 1PM | Sunday 2PM – 5PM | Monday 11AM – 2PM

The Story Garden is open every day 8AM – Dusk, but closed to the public on Wednesdays.

Upcoming Events

Toddler Time at The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier

Toddler Time

Mondays at 11:30am

Dental Health Month

Dental Health Month

February 2021

Black History Month

Black History Month

February 2021

Latest News

A Day of Discovery

Enjoy A Day of Discovery

A Day of Discovery My Grandma got me out of the carI turned around to seeBlossom the Bull was smilingAnd towering over me My Grandma opened the door for meI ran to see the fish!A

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2021 Egg Hunt at The Discovery Center

Join us for a Special Egg Hunt!

Join us for an egg hunt, fun games and special activities on Saturday, March 27, 2021! CAPACITY IS LIMITED! Choose a time slot and make reservations today! 10AM – 11AM 11:30AM – 12:30PM 1PM – 2PM Reservations

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Donate Supplies from our Wish Lists!

Contribute to Our Wish Lists!

Please consider supporting our programs by contributing to our wish lists! Make purchases using Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the order to The Discovery Center. If you prefer to purchase supplies locally,

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A Day of Discovery

Enjoy A Day of Discovery

A Day of Discovery My Grandma got me out of the carI turned around to seeBlossom the Bull was smilingAnd towering over me My Grandma opened the door for meI ran to see the fish!A

Read More »
2021 Egg Hunt at The Discovery Center

Join us for a Special Egg Hunt!

Join us for an egg hunt, fun games and special activities on Saturday, March 27, 2021! CAPACITY IS LIMITED! Choose a time slot and make reservations today! 10AM – 11AM 11:30AM – 12:30PM 1PM – 2PM Reservations

Read More »
Donate Supplies from our Wish Lists!

Contribute to Our Wish Lists!

Please consider supporting our programs by contributing to our wish lists! Make purchases using Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the order to The Discovery Center. If you prefer to purchase supplies locally,

Read More »

Happy Families Come to Play, Learn, and Explore at The Discovery Center!

Offering a safe, engaging and happy atmosphere, The Discovery Center fosters play, sparks creative thinking, and builds self-esteem. Children explore, grow, and have fun in our Summer Camps, Preschool, Universal Pre-Kindergarden (UPK), Afterschool, and Extended Play Programs!

New Merchandise Now Available!

Support The Discovery Center with the purchase of our custom shirts, masks, totes, and more!

The Discovery Center Read-A-Thon

We had so much fun planning our first ever Read-A-Thon in July of 2020. 

Watch for 2021 Read-A-Thon Information Coming Soon. In the meantime, please enjoy the stories from 2020! 

Make Memories at The Southern Tier's Only Hands-on Children's Museum!

With over 40 interactive exhibits, our remarkable space was created for, with, and by children. We understand that play is an essential part of learning and exploration of the world leads children to self-discovery.

Children are free to touch, to laugh, to manipulate and to encounter in a happy and safe environment.

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