The Discovery Center

Hours and Directions

Open with limited hours

Thursday      9am-4pm
Friday           9am-4pm
Saturday      10am-4pm
Sunday        10am-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. Most exhibits will be fully opened by mid July.  We will continue to clean our high touch exhibits once a day and will have hand sanitizer stations available throughout the exhibit space.

Masks are required for all individuals over 2. 


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

195 New Karner Road

Albany, NY 12205


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