Exhibits

Award Winning Interactive Eco-Experience, plus more

3D Theater

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

Programs

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

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!

Design Make Play Innovation Camps are designed to explore concepts in STEM, build problem-solving and communication skills and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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Explore animation technology and see your favorite animated characters come to life at this summer exhibition.

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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.

Carbon Sponge Tours
July 17
12 – 2 pm

Join Designer-in-Residence Brooke Singer, and her collaborators in Carbon Sponge this summer to enjoy the garden and discuss the project. Please drop-in any time during the two-hour open session to learn about this exciting and important project.

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Cyberchase Adventures in STEM
July 18
2 – 4:30 pm

A free family event where you can watch episodes of the award-winning PBS Kids show Cyberchase in Spanish and English.

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Prototype Wednesday
July 18
2 – 4:30 pm

Prototype new activities in Maker Space.

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Tool Thursday
July 19
2 – 4:30 pm

Explore various tools and exciting ways to use them every Thursday in Maker Space.

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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.

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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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