Group Admissions

Pricing and Directions

 

Group Reservations

Ph: (718) 699-0301, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, or inquire after hours.

 

Hours

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm

 

Admission Pricing

Admission Fees for reserved Groups
Admission: $6 per student
1 chaperone (age 18 and older) free for every 5 children
Extra Adults: $6
Minimum: 10 paying visitors
All fees must be paid in full, in advance of trip.

Special needs Groups
Admission: $6 per student
1 Chaperone (age 18 and older) free for every paid visitor
Extra Adults: $6
Minimum 5 paying visitors

Science Playground Groups

$4 per student, plus admission fee.
One chaperone free for every five children.
Extra adults $4.

3D Theater Groups
$4 per student, chaperones and extra adults.

Rocket Park Mini Golf Groups
$4 per student.

Payment Methods and Policy

Advance payment in full is required for all group reservations. Payment is due two weeks prior to the trip date.

Purchase Orders and any modifications must be received two weeks prior to the trip date.

We consider Purchase Orders to be a binding commitment. The school or organization will be billed for the full amount on the purchase order after the trip.

NYSCI Cancellation & Refund Terms and Conditions

No refunds will be issued. A credit will be given towards another trip (up to a year after the cancelled trip), which must be booked within a month of the cancellation or NYSCI will treat the credit as a donation. Purchase Orders will be billed for the full amount or the trip may be rescheduled in accordance with above.

If there are absentees on the day of the trip:

If your group has fewer children than originally booked, group admission fees can be applied to one of the following:

A future group visit to NYSCI
Science Playground
Rocket Park Mini Golf
3D Theater

Admission passes — Up to $150 value. These will be provided for absentees to visit within the following
six months (not valid for groups).

Science Playground, 3D Movie Theater and Rocket Park Mini Golf fees are non transferable, except when NYSCI closes Science Playground and Mini Golf due to inclement weather conditions.

Severe Weather Conditions

Groups canceling a trip due to severe weather conditions such as heavy snow, flooding or hurricane warnings, will be given credit toward another trip (up to a year after the cancelled trip). The new trip must be booked within a month of the cancellation or NYSCI will treat the credit as a donation.

Chaperone Policy

Groups must be chaperoned at all times. Unruly groups will be asked to leave. Group rates are for a minimum of 10 paying visitors. Groups with fewer than one chaperone per 10 children will be charged $6 per
missing chaperone.

Directions to NYSCI by Bus

Parking is free for groups on buses or in vans.

Long Island Expressway (LIE) East
Take LIE East to Exit 21 (108th Street). Turn left on 108th Street, right on 52nd Avenue, and then left on 111th Street. The NYSCI entrance at 49th Avenue is on the right.

LIE West
Take LIE West to Exit 22A. Follow the service road west. Right on Waldron Street and right on Saultell
Avenue, which becomes 111th Street. The NYSCI entrance is on the right.

From Brooklyn
Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to LIE East. Follow LIE East directions, above.

From Manhattan/Midtown Tunnel
Follow LIE East directions, above.

From Bronx/Westchester
Take Whitestone Bridge to Whitestone Expressway to Van Wyck Expressway Exit 12A (LIE East/College Point Boulevard). Right onto College Point Boulevard, right onto LIE West service road. Follow LIE West directions, above.

From RFK/Triborough Bridge
Take the Astoria Boulevard Exit. Take Astoria Boulevard to 108th Street. Right on 108th Street, left on 50th Avenue to 111th Street. Enter NYSCI at 49th Avenue.

From North New Jersey
Take the George Washington Bridge to RFK/Triborough Bridge. Follow RFK/Triborough Bridge directions, above.

Public Transportation

Take 7 train to 111th Street Station. Walk three blocks south.
Please Note: For the most up-to-date subway service advisories, please visit www.mta.info.