The Discovery Center

Visit The Discovery Center

Mallard, female and chicks

The safety and well-being of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is always our highest priority. While the center is open to the public, masks are  required in all indoor spaces and when social distancing is not feasible.

Regular Hours of Operation

Summer Hours: May 1 – October 31. We are open Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours: November 1 – April 30. We are open Thursday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Bus Stops

  • Route 32 Bus: 33rd St. and Oxford St. (4 minute walk; 0.2 miles)

  • Route 3 Bus: 33rd St. and Cecil B. Moore Ave. (5 minute walk; 0.3 miles)

  • Route 48 Bus: 29th St. and Oxford St. (12 minute walk; 0.6 miles)

  • Route 7 Bus: 29th St. and Girard Ave. (20 minute walk; 1 mile)

Indego Bike Stations

  • 33rd St. and Reservoir Dr., Philadelphia, PA (5 minute walk; 0.3 miles)

  • 31st St. and Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA (17 minute walk; 0.8 miles)

The Discovery Center
The Discovery Center

Discovery Center

Check out National Audubon Society's The Discovery Center. Located in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood of Fairmount Park, The Discovery Center is a facility for research and science-based conservation projects and educational programs throughout the Philadelphia region.

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Audubon Maryland-DC and Audubon Pennsylvania have joined forces to become Audubon Mid-Atlantic.