Art of the Brick – Opens September 28

The World's Largest Display of LEGO® Art!

Public Programs

Weekly Programs for Families, Young Children, Teens, Adults, Students & Teachers


Explore 450 Interactive, Hands-On Permanent and Rotating Exhibits

General Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm

Science in your backyard.

Discover over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops designed to engage ages 1 to 100. With over 100,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space, plus 60,000 square feet of outdoors, you’ve got room to explore!

Imaging Women in the Space Age
July 13 to January 5, 2020

View vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys.

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Backyard Wilderness 3D
February 2 to September 30

Discover the unexpected wonders of nature that are right in our own backyards.

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The Pack
The Pack, the new open-world game by NYSCI and Design I/O, is Apple's App Of The Day!
Read about it here.

PVC Pipe Building
September 22
10 am – 6 pm

Build interconnected structures using PVC pipes in Design Lab.

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Construction Challenge
September 22
10 am – 6 pm

Design and construct free standing structures in Design Lab.

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Pick It Up: Space Edition
September 22
10 am – 6 pm

Design and build a device that will pick up moon rocks in Design Lab.

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Make It: Back To School Journals
September 22
1:30 – 5 pm

Learn how to make and customize your own journals, this workshop will teach bookbinding with the help of common household tools-- hammers, nails, needles and thread.

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At NYSCI, we aim to create a future fueled by invention

A Community Partner.

NYSCI serves the most diverse audience of any science museum in America. We’re also making a difference globally, with our learning laboratories and apps.


Community Engagement
NYSCI Neighbors

NYSCI is collaborating with the local community to build a rich ecosystem of STEM opportunities for educators, young people, & families in Queens.

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Call for NYSCI Designers-in-Residence 2019 – 2020

NYSCI is seeking deep engagements with local thinkers, creators, makers, educators, artists, technicians, architects, and engineers working in and around the design community for the second year of its Designers-in-Residence (DiR) Program.

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