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

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

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!

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
May 17 to January 21, 2020

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 landing on the moon, experience the adventure in real life with never-before-seen footage of the historic lunar mission.

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Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Flight Exhibition immerses visitors in the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation.

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The Pack
Save the environment and learn some computational thinking along the way when you play The Pack, the new open-world game by NYSCI and Design I/O.

LEGO Challenges
May 26
10 am – 5:30 pm

Design and build out solutions to a range of Lego challenges from building the tallest tower, to designing a marble maze, to creating pixelated images and more.

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Construction With Rigamajigs
May 26
10 am – 5:30 pm

Collaborate, design and build large simple machine structures with Rigamajigs, a large scale building kit consisting of wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope.

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Construction with Rigamajigs
May 26
10 am – 5:30 pm

Collaborate, design and build large simple machine structures with Rigamajigs, a large scale building kit consisting of wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope.

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Little Makers: Nature Engineers
May 26
10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Birds have special ways of finding and using unique materials to make their homes – explore the science and engineering behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

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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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