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Frederick and Western Maryland Sights

Discovery Station and Hagerstown Aviation Museum

  • 101 W. Washington St. Map It
  • Hagerstown

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A full-size model of a triceratops skull welcomes you to the Discovery Station and Hagerstown Aviation Museum, the first hands-on science museum in Western Maryland. Set in a former bank building, the museum allows kids to work the controls in the cockpit of a Cessna plane, squeeze through a model of an artery, and dig in sand for dinosaur fossils. Other popular attractions include a National Institutes of Health–sponsored exhibit on the eye and a model of the solar-powered NEAR spacecraft which traveled more than 200 million miles from the sun to explore asteroids.

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101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740, United States

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  • $7 $
  • Tues.–Sat. 10-4, Sun. 2–5


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