The Discovery Center

Hours and Directions

Open with limited hours and capacity

Thursday      9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Friday           9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Saturday      10am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Sunday        10am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Holidays      Closed on most national holidays. Check our calendar.


New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas

Inclement weather may affect these hours.  


From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road.

GPS Coordinates: 42.718694, -73.864771
Google Map Use this link to get directions from your specific location on Google Maps.





Admission is FREE! Open year-round. The Discovery Center is a universally accessible building. Assistive listening devices are available at the reception desk.

Welcome back!

We’d like to welcome visitors back to the Discovery Center. Things will look a little different. We have modified our exhibits to make them hands-free and to comply with NYS guidelines.

Visitation is limited. Please be prepared to wait to enter if we are at capacity. Masks are required for everyone over age 2.


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

195 New Karner Road

Albany, NY 12205


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