Science Discovery Center


COVID-19 Update:

The Science Discovery Center remains closed to public visitation in the Summer of 2021. We hope to be able to begin public visitation again soon and will update this website with news as we get it. It's been a long time since we've had people in the Center and we can't wait to welcome the public again! In the meanwhile, we've been developing new exhibits and engaging in a lot of...

Virtual Programming

Science communication is more important than ever! The SDC remains committed to sharing the joy (and power) of science with the public at this time. In order to fulfill our mission, we are hosting live online events like our popular Science Trivia Nights and Virtual Planetarium shows (presented in collaboration with the SUNY Oneonta Planetarium. You can find all our virtual programs on our SDC Online page as well as our facebook page.


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About Us

SUNY Oneonta's A.J. Read Science Discovery Center is a free, hands-on museum for people of all ages and abilities. Our mission is to connect visitors to the joy and power of the scientific process through authentic, interactive exhibits, and to serve as the indispensable Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) resource for the SUNY Oneonta community and the wider region.

When there isn't a global pandemic, these are our usual hours:

Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm


Doug Reilly, Director
(607) 436-2011

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