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
Mid-Winter & Summer Camp Registration is Open

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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Designers-In-Residence 2018
Designers-in-Residence

The Designers-in-Residence (DiR) program has been created to infuse innovation and current design principles, thinking and insight into NYSCI’s Science Career Ladder.

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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.

Little Makers: Happy New Year Lanterns
February 18
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Dog as you tinker with LEDs and tissue paper to make a glowing lantern.

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Make It: Felt Painting
February 18
1:30 – 5:30 pm

Be inspired by the microscopic world to create unique and colorful works of wool art.

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Civil Engineering Day
February 19
11 am – 4 pm

Learn about civil engineering through interactive games, construction challenges, and hands-on activities presented by the metropolitan section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Engineering Week
February 19 to February 23
12 – 4 pm

Celebrating Engineering Week, with talks by different engineers and professionals in the robotics field, along with activities and challenges to put those ideas into practice in NYSCI's Design Lab.

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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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