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Through the NYSCI Newsroom, you can learn about the events, programs and stories of NYSCI, New York City’s hands-on science museum. Photos, videos and current press releases are available for download to use in news coverage about NYSCI.

To schedule a media visit, news filming, or interview with a NYSCI expert, please contact: Mary Record,, ph: 718-595-9123.

For commercial TV/movie filming and photo shoots, please contact: Jenn Brunjes,, ph: 347-419-4808 (cell).





At-Home Activities for Kids

The New York Hall of Science has a wide variety of free, digital resources that parents can use at home with their kids to help supplement the science and math they are learning in school.

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Statement from The New York Hall of Science on COVID-19

We have made the difficult decision to temporarily close the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) to the public beginning March 14 through April 19. We will continue to provide updates on the situation as it develops.

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NYSCI Awarded $3.6 Million to Expand The Pack

NYSCI has received a federal grant from the Education Innovation and Research Program of the U.S. Department of Education to expand the use of The Pack as a program to increase middle school student engagement in computational thinking across New York City public schools.

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Featured News


March 13, 2020 – When a novel viral outbreak occurs, it can be a big topic of discussion. We often ask the same questions, such as “What’s different about this disease?” and “How can I protect …

Grouphug, a solar company that makes creatively designed solar panels for use by consumers and companies, will be appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank on Friday, March 20.
On October 31, Mayor Bill de Blasio and several local government officials congregated at New York Hall of Science to announce a new STEAM-focused UPK center to be built on our campus, in partnership with the museum.