Start Discovering

Discovery Space is a hands-on science center with fun, interactive exhibits and programs for children ages 14 and under and their families.

When Is Discovery Space Open?


Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 10am-5pm
Friday, 10am-5:30pm
Sunday, 12-5pm

Mondays and Tuesdays

Closed on these holidays:

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July


Regular admission is $7 per person. Children under 3 are free. All children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

We are proud to be participating in Blue Star Museums again this year, and offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. Blue Star programs run from May 18 through September 2.

Visitors who enter the science center with a Discovery Space member will receive $1 off admission.

Group rate is $5 per person for groups over 10 when reservations are made at least 48 hours in advance.

Save with a membership! If you buy a membership at the science center on the day of your visit, any admission charges you previously paid that day will be deducted from the membership cost.

For additional information, or to make a group reservation, please contact us at or 814.234.0200.

Where is Discovery Space?

We are located at 1224 N Atherton St with convenient onsite parking.

Homeschool Days

The first Friday of each month from 12-3pm are Homeschool Days. Homeschool families are admitted at the group rate of $6 per person during this time.

Gift shop

Gift Shop

You can find unique, fun science gifts for children of all ages in our gift shop. Bug lollypops, sprout pencils, tornado tubes, Jabebo earrings, robot kits, and more can be found at Discovery Space!