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A.J. Read Science Discovery Center

  • Year-round: Wednesday-Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-3pm. CLOSED: Thanksgiving and Christmas & New Year's.

The A.J. Read Science Discovery Center has been connecting visitors of all ages to the joy and power of science since 1988. Now occupying a beautiful new space in the Physical Science Building at SUNY Oneonta, this hands-on museum has interactive exhibits, live demos and exciting special programming including talks, workshops, and planetarium shows.

Admission is free.

We are open to the public four days a week and we are always accepting reservations for school, scout and other group visits.

For information about the Science Discovery Center's upcoming events, please visit our website, Facebook page, or contact us at

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A.J. Read Science Discovery Center
General Information:
SUNY College at Oneonta, Physical Science Building, Oneonta, NY, 13820
(607) 436-2011

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