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Great Falls Discovery Center


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The Great Falls Discovery Center is a state park situated in a complex of beautiful old mill buildings in downtown Turners Falls, Massachusetts. The center houses life-size dioramas of the watershed’s habitats and animals from source to sea, an information desk, an art gallery, and event space. It offers ongoing public programs, cultural events, and a community gallery. The center is known for its exhibits illustrating the natural, cultural, and industrial history of the Connecticut River Watershed. It is fully accessible and child-friendly, making it a great destination for families. The center is surrounded by four acres of open lawns with picnic tables and colorful flower gardens3. It is open year-round and admission is free.

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Discovery State Park
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376