Award Winning Interactive Eco-Experience, plus more

3D Theater

See science leap off the screen in our 3D theater!


NYSCI has weekly programs for Families, Young Children, Teens, Adults, Students & Teachers

Little Makers

Creativity and Fun for all Young Makers (and Young at Heart)

Maker Space

An environment where children, teens, adults and families can tinker, design and create together

Design Lab

Tap into Design Thinking to Solve Problems Creatively

Young Scientists

Providing young people with mentoring, apprenticeships & networking opportunities

NYSCI is closed Wed, March 21, due to inclement weather

General Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
Free Hours:
Friday: 2 pm – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 11 am

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!

Bon Appétit!
February 16 to May 13

This fun and interactive exhibition helps visitors explore their own personal eating habits, as well as the eating habits of other cultures.

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Brick Fest Live
April 7 to April 8

Kids and adults can get inspired, educated and entertained with LEGO bricks at this ultimate LEGO fan experience.

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NYSCI's mission is to nurture generations of passionate learners, critical thinkers, and active citizens through an approach we call Design Make Play.

Due to inclement weather, NYSCI will be closed all day, Wednesday, March 21.

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STEM Night: Women in STEM
March 23
5:30 – 8 pm

Learn about the wide range of careers that women have conquered in STEM fields.

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Make It: WoodBots
March 24
1:30 – 5 pm

Learn how to use simple hand tools like saws and drills to make your own WoodBot.

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Astronaut Helmet Experience
March 25
10 am – 2 pm

National Geographic is on a mission to make science fun and accessible everywhere.

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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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What is it like to be an Explainer?

David Meer talks about the professional skills he’s gained and the experiences he’s had as a Senior Explainer at NYSCI. Learn more about w...

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