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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where are you located?
    Our address is 95 South Hanover Street, Pottstown PA 19464.
  • Where do I park?
    There is parking surrounding the building. Free Discovery Center parking is on the South Street side.
  • What are your hours?
    We are open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. We are CLOSED on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.
  • What ages will the Discovery Center be geared toward?
    Our opening plans for the Discovery Center will be for ages 2-10. We also plan on expanding in the future to older children, with a maker space, building area.
  • How long should I plan to be at the Discovery Center?
    In order to experience everything the Discovery Center has to offer, we would plan to spend at least 2-3 hours, but you're welcome to stay until we close.
  • How much do tickets cost?
    Tickets are $10 / person for anyone ages 1-99.
  • How do I buy tickets and memberships?
    You can buy tickets here and memberships here!
  • What forms of payment do you accept?
    We take Cash, Debit Card, and Credit Card.
  • Can I take photos while I'm at the Discovery Center?
    Yes! We encourage you to take as many photos as you'd like. Please be sure to tag us on Facebook or Instagram. Our handle is /pottstowndiscoverykids
  • Will my picture be taken?
    From time to time, our staff members may take photos and post them to social media or our website.
  • What do I do if my child is feeling sick?
    For the safety of our staff and guests, we recommend you stay home if anyone in your family is feeling sick.
  • How do you support my child's sensory needs?
    As an Autism Certified Center, we can support sensory needs in a number of ways, including noise cancelling headphones, sunglasses, a quiet room for children who need a break from the noise, and more. A more comprehensive list will be coming soon, including a sensory guide for each exhibit.
  • Can I have a birthday party at the Discovery Center?
    Yes, we are hoping to open up the Discovery Center to book for parties in the coming months.
  • Do you have a gift shop?
    Yes, we have a small gift shop with t-shirts and snacks that can be found in the lobby by the check-in desk.
  • Can I bring my stroller?
    We have an area in the Discovery Center for stroller parking. We strongly discourage taking strollers through the exhibit areas.
  • How can I help?
    1.) Tell everyone you know, and get excited! 2.) Donate! Opening a discovery center is not a cheap project. We want to offer the best we can to your children and every dollar donated goes directly to PCDC exhibit and operating expenses! 3.) Volunteer! Joining a committee to participate in fundraising, planning events, use your skills to help further this project! Volunteers will be in great need once a building is secured and in need of paint/renovation. Contact us to learn more about how YOU can help or fill out this form to be added to our volunteer list!
  • Can I eat in the Discovery Center?
    There are tables and chairs provided in the programs room that are available for a snack if needed. Food is not permitted anywhere else in the building.
  • Is it possible for me to leave the Discovery Center and come back?
    If for any reason you need to leave the building during your visit, let the check-in staff member know and they will supply you with a ticket for re-entry the same day.
  • What kind of shoes should I wear?
    Any type of shoes are okay to wear but shoes must remain on at all times while playing in the Discovery Center.
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