Rentals at The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier

Facility Rentals

The Discovery Center is the perfect place for your family to celebrate as our community reopens. Whether it is a missed birthday party, a baby shower, a family reunion, or even a graduation, The Discovery Center is the perfect place to get your friends and family back together.

Museum Rental includes:

  • The entire Museum, just for your family and friends, for 3 hours.
  • Up to 50 individuals can attend (includes children and adults).
  • Two staff members will be available to assist with set-up and clean-up.

Pricing:

  • Members: $300
  • Non-members: $350

Full Story Garden Rental includes:

  • The entire Story Garden, just for your family and friends, for 3 hours.
  • Up to 50 individuals can attend (includes children and adults).
  • One staff member will be available to assist with set-up and clean-up.

Pricing:

  • Members: $200
  • Non-members: $250

A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve the Museum or the entire Story Garden. The remaining balance is due one week before the date of the party. If the rental is cancelled with 48 hours notice, a refund will be given in the form of another rental to be used within one year.

Story Garden Picnic Area Rental includes:

  • A great place to grab dinner with friends in the evening.
  • Up to 12 people, from 5PM – 7PM.
  • Signage will indicate your rental but Discovery Center Staff will not be present.

Pricing:

  • Members: $75
  • Non-members: $100

No deposit is required for the Story Garden picnic area.

Questions & Reservations

Please Note: Dates and times are subject to availability. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve the Museum or the entire Story Garden. The remaining balance is due one week before the date of the party. If the rental is cancelled with 48 hours notice, a refund will be given in the form of another rental to be used within one year.