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

No parking due to Maker Faire.

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!

World Maker Faire
September 23 to September 24

A family fun festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.

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Museum Makers: Designing with Data
September 28 to November 9
3:30 – 5:30 pm

Explore the museum's exhibits through the eyes of scientists. Ask questions, collect data, uncover patterns, and design and create your very own exhibit.

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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.

Museum Makers: Designing with Data
September 28 to November 9
3:30 – 5:30 pm

Explore the museum's exhibits through the eyes of scientists. Ask questions, collect data, uncover patterns, and design and create your very own exhibit.

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Little Makers: Catapult Adventures
October 1
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Explore force, motion and energy while engineering a small catapult made of everyday materials.

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Little Makers: Crystal Engineers
October 8
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Design and make your own crystal using household ingredients. 

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Science for Nanos, the long-running series of family matinee programs at the Imagine Science Film Festival, returns to NYSCI with a new selection of unique, informative and inspiring films for younger audiences.

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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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Con Edison’s STEM Days Out at NYSCI

More than 600 students will participate in this free program that aims to stimulate interest among children in STEM.

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