The Science Play-Space Initiative (SPI) is an educationally based non-profit which supports the idea that play is integral to learning. It offers opportunities for families to playfully explore science and technology together. Visitors to the hands-on discovery space at Wright Center enjoy: - Physics Flexhibits where they can experiment with flight, electromagnetism, circuits and bottle rockets - The Enchanted Forest early childhood area - The Imagine It! pretend play area with costumes, a tent, campfire and forest with real trees - A tree-house climber - A darkened room to play with light - Blue Imagination Playground blocks -- Reverse engineering and robotics for older visitors, and more!

Parking Available 
Hours of Operation
x Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm

  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
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Apple Valley Marina

2925 Apple Valley Dr.
Howard, OH 43028
(740) 397 - 4508
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Brown Family Environmental Center

9781 Laymon Road
Gambier, OH 43022
(740) 427 - 5050
Outdoors, Recreation, Education details

YMCA of Mount Vernon

103 North Main Street
200 West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon 43050
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 392 - 9622
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
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The Science Play-Space Initiative (SPI) is an educationally based non-profit which supports the idea that play is integral to learning. It offers opportunities for families to playfully explore science and technology together. Visitors to the hands-on discovery space at Wright Center enjoy:

- Physics Flexhibits where they can experiment with flight, electromagnetism, circuits and bottle rockets

- The Enchanted Forest early childhood area

- The Imagine It! pretend play area with costumes, a tent, campfire and forest with real trees

- A tree-house climber

- A darkened room to play with light

- Blue Imagination Playground blocks

-- Reverse engineering and robotics for older visitors, and more!

Parking Available 
Hours of Operation
Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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Apple Valley Marina

2925 Apple Valley Dr.
Howard, OH 43028
(740) 397 - 4508
Recreation

Brown Family Environmental Center

9781 Laymon Road
Gambier, OH 43022
(740) 427 - 5050
Outdoors, Recreation, Education

YMCA of Mount Vernon

103 North Main Street
200 West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon 43050
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 392 - 9622
Recreation, Sports Facilities
  • 400 S. Main Street
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
  • Hours of Operation: Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm Mon 9:30 am - 6 pm, Tues 9:30 am - 6 pm, Wed - closed for field trips, Thurs 9:30 am -8 pm, Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • (740) 501 - 7616
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