Discovery Station

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Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc.
Established 05 July 1996
Location 101 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740
Director John Barr, Art Crumbacher, Sondra Crumbacher, Carl Disque, Robert Garver, Arnold Hammann, Leslie Hobbs, Mary Kalin, Karen Lucas, William McGovern, Kurtis Meyers, James Miller, Stuart Mullendore, Grayson Oldfather, Sukey Rankin, Tom Riford, and Kevin Tucker
President B. Marie Byers
Website http://www.discoverystation.org/

Discovery Station, located at the corner of Summit Avenue and West Washington Street in downtown Hagerstown, Maryland, United States, is a hands-on learning environment. The museum features science, technology, space exploration, history, geology, health, agricultural and transportation exhibits in galleries and display areas, including the Hagerstown Aviation Museum and the Betty Clopper Early Childhood Gallery. Discovery Station also occasionally features galleries from the Smithsonian Institution.

The museum is located in a historic bank building across from the Washington County Courthouse. The original bank housed the Federal Depository during the Civil War. Visitors can enter the main vault and examine its mammoth leaded glass door and mechanisms. With its white marble exterior and soaring palladium windows, the building is one of the most architecturally significant in downtown Hagerstown.

Discovery Station is especially popular with children and is frequently visited by students on field trips from schools throughout the surrounding Four-State region.

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Coordinates: 39°38′35″N 77°43′22″W / 39.64306°N 77.72278°W / 39.64306; -77.72278