Exhibits in the Discovery Depot Children's museum provide hands-on learning activities for children ages 1 to 12. Many of our exhibits focus heavily on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), challenging children to develop higher-level skills in critical thinking.
Discovery Depot Children's Museum is handicap accessible.
Design, Invent, Engineer, and Construct in our Build Shop. Experience building at our workbenches with real tools, learn tool safety and construction basic skills. Build a birdhouse, boat, race car, or anything you can imagine. Hours vary and admission is extra for entry to the Mr. G Build Shop.
Ages 5 and up, parent supervision is required.
Our 15,000-square-foot facility provides children ages 1 to 12 with a wide range of activities and exhibits that promote critical thinking and hands-on learning. Our exhibit areas include Ferris Acres, Gears and More, a farm area, village, train table, light exhibits, art studio, air adventures, WAVES, indoor climber and more!
Shop our Grocery Store and learn about healthy eating. Pop in the Ferris Junction Pizzeria to order up your favorite slice! Next stop is the Train Depot, check-in, grab your ticket and jump on the real BNSF caboose adjacent to our building!
Ferris Junction Bank and Post Office are right there, as well. Need some extra money? That can e found at our kid-sized ATM. For those animal lovers, our 2-Story Vet Clinic is a perfect place to love, nurture, and care for our furry friends!
Just outside the village, are our First Responders! Central Fire Station with turn-out gear and room along with the dispatch center is a favorite of the museum. Climb the ladder to the house at the top! Hook up the hoses and tackle the fire! Down the road is our ambulance, complete with a stretcher and medical supplies!