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Discovery Kit

Discovery Kits

Location: The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Belvedere Castle, and Chess & Checkers House

Location: The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, and Chess & Checkers House

Stop by our visitor centers and borrow a Discovery Kit for an in-Park adventure! Enhance your experience with a complimentary Discovery Journal. Available at visitor centers when you borrow a Discovery Kit.

Discovery Kit backpacks are filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, a hand lens, colored pencils, and sketch paper.

  • Best for ages 6 – 10.
  • Groups of five or more may borrow kits by registering at least two weeks in advance. Group size limited to 30 students; please note there is a $20 refundable deposit for groups.
  • Group Reservations:

If you have a question about Central Park Conservancy Discovery Programs, please email visitorservices@centralparknyc.org.

Discovery Club Activity Card

Complete a Discovery Kit and receive a punch on your Discovery Club Activity Card! Participate in our free family programs and collect rewards along the way.
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