Angry Birds Universe

New Summer Exhibit opening July 1

Connected Worlds

Interactive Exhibit

Rocket Park Mini Golf

Outdoor Exhibit

Design Lab

Activity Areas

Science Playground

Outdoor Exhibit

Featured Exhibits


In addition to the more than 450 interactive displays that explain science and demystify the world, NYSCI also presents seasonal featured art and science exhibits that capture the imagination of all ages.

Angry Birds Universe
July 1 to August 27

Use giant slingshots to launch Angry Birds in our summer exhibition, Angry Birds Universe.

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Faces From the Southern Ocean
June 3 to September 3

View photographs by J.J. L’Heureux featuring some of the world’s most amazing creatures.

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Geometric Figurative Works
April 14 to April 14, 2018

Karl Szilagi creates visual puzzles that use black and white geometric patterns to create figurative images.

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Permanent Exhibits

With 100,000 plus square feet of indoor exhibition space, NYSCI presents more than 450 interactive displays that explain science and demystify the world.

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Connected Worlds

Presented in the iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds immerses visitors in a fantastical animated world where your actions – gestures, movements, and decisions – impact how well the world is kept in balance.

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Design Lab

Design Lab encourages visitors to be creative while experimenting with structures, circuits, simple materials and more.

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Search for Life Beyond Earth

On Earth, wherever there is life, there is water. Are there other places in our solar system that might contain water and perhaps life?

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ACCESS

Explore ideas such as ecology, connected systems, sustainability and climate change through works created by artist-and-scientist teams.

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Scattered Light

Installed in inside the entrance to NYSCI, Scattered Light plays with space, light, color and perception, and changes as sunlight shifts around the building.

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Preschool Place

Preschool Place is the ideal space to explore, discover and build! Here our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities in a safe, protected area.

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The Evolution – Health Connection

Explore the role of evolution and natural selection in health, illness, and prevention.

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Wild Minds

What animals really think.
Through videos, games, and displays, discover the similarities between human and animal cognition.

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Seen through the eyes of Charlie, a young boy who is writing a report about his favorite bird—the kiwi, Charlie and Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure offers an engaging story, exhibits, and activities that introduce visitors to the basics of evolution.

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Seeing the Light

Explore the sense of sight, learning how humans see and perceive color and light, and how what we think we see often may not be what is actually there.

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Mathematica

The "Queen of the Sciences" for its intrinsic beauty, mathematics mothers a host of sciences & disciplines. Designed for IBM in 1961 by world-renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, Mathematica is the first interactive exhibition devoted to Math.

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Sports Challenge

Test your skills in a variety of sports including baseball, rock climbing, drag racing, and surfing—all the while communicating the vital roles that physics, physiology, and materials science play in the sports' world.

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Outdoor Exhibits

NYSCI’s 60,000 square feet of outdoor space lets you experience the Science Playground and an up-close view at vintage Atlas and Titan rockets with a nine-hole miniature golf course—proving that play really is rocket science!

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Science Playground

Through dozens of playground elements like slides, seesaws, sand pits, and fog machines, visitors of all ages and abilities can explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind, and water.

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Rocket Park

Get a rare chance to explore some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race.

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Rocket Park Mini Golf reveals that the same laws of motion and gravity that guide the path of a spaceship control the motion of golf balls here on Earth.

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The most unique exhibit space in New York City

Featured events

asd
June 17 • 10:30 am – 12 pm • Free with admission
Explore the fascinating world of insects and their habitats.
biology
June 24 • 12 – 4 pm
Hold bugs, motorize and animate bugs, or take a carnivorous plant workshop at this one-day, annual event.
activities & events
July 7 • 12 – 4 pm • Free with admission
Come to NYSCI this summer for outdoor, hands-on experiments and action.

Save on Science Playground & Mini Golf

Choose the membership option that works for you! All include free general admission, discounts on birthday parties and 3D theater shows, and invitations to member-only events.