GingerBread Lane

The Guinness World Records Holder for Largest Gingerbread Village Now Open Through Jan 21


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

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!

GingerBread Lane House Giveaway
January 21
1 – 5 pm

Museum visitors can take home a piece of GingerBread Lane.

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GingerBread Lane 2018
November 10, 2018 to January 21

Homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing, and candy.

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Nurture a generation of learners, thinkers, and doers, by supporting science learning in our community and beyond. Donate Now!

January 19
10 am – 5:30 pm

Design and engineer battling bots using circuits.

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Unexpected Fashion Design
January 19
10 am – 5:30 pm

Design and make clothing prototypes from familiar and unconventional materials.

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Creative Construction
January 19
10 am – 5:30 pm

Participate in creative building challenges using a combination of familiar and unfamiliar building materials and kits.

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Prototype Lab
January 19
10 am – 5:30 pm

Prototype new design and engineering ideas for activities in 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.


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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