Discovery World on Market

Parkersburg, WV

Discovery World's mission will be to create an environment for children and the community that exercises curiosity, promotes exploration, and develops imagination through hands-on learning experiences.

Our Vision is for Discovery World on Market to be the regional STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) destination that provides children and their families one-of-a-kind hands-on learning experiences that are accessible to all.

Exhibits & Experiences Include:
The River Adventure
The Ball Factory
The Design Studio
Makerspace Lab
Design Zone Room
The Cafe'

Pricing/Ticket Sales:
Adults: $7
Children: $8
Senior/Grandparents: $6
School Groups: $5/per person

Family and Grandparent Memberships are also available.

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