School Visit

Customizable school visits to meet your classroom needs. 

Customize your school trip.


Call group reservations at (718) 699-0301 Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.


Exhibits
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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Exhibits
Design Lab

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

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Exhibits

With 450 interactive exhibits and more than 30 unique education programs, you can decide how specialized your trip will be.

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3D Theater

Add our 3D movies which include award-winning, animated feature films, in addition to our educational offerings.

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Tiny Giants 3D
July 1, 2016 to June 30
10 am – 1:20 pm

With jaw-dropping drama this pioneering film reveals the great courage and skill essential for one of our planet’s smallest creatures to succeed in a titanic battle for survival.

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Journey to Space 3D
July 1, 2016 to June 30
12 – 2 pm

Journey to Space is a celebration of space exploration, a tribute to international cooperation in space research, and a vision toward our near-term future beyond Earth’s orbit.

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A visit to NYSCI can make your classroom come alive.

Whether you’ve been visiting the New York Hall of Science with your classes for years or are new to NYSCI, our group guide gives you all of the information, support, inspiration and resources you need to take full advantage of everything New York’s world renowned hands-on science and technology center has to offer you and your students.

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Programs

Enrich your field trip with more than 30 unique education programs.

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Groups
Maker Space Group Programs

Maker Space is a learning environment where school groups and teachers can tinker, design and create together. Everyday materials are reused in exciting ways that encourage experimentation and collaboration to develop 21st-century skills.

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Groups
Design Lab Activities

Enhance your field trip with a Design Lab Activity Session.

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Resources
Educator Guides

Educator guides are developed to support academic standards and focus on important topics, skills, and activities for students of different age and classroom ranges.

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Resources
Student Worksheets

NYSCI’s Student Worksheets are developed to support academic standards and focus on important topics, skills, and activities. Download them all for free.

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Resources

Educator guides and student worksheets are developed to support academic standards and focus on important topics, skills, and activities for students of different age and classroom ranges.

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Design-Make-Play your curriculum

Explore various animal homes and learn about habitats, the plants and animals within them, and how they are all connected.

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Bug Day
June 24
12 – 4 pm

Hold bugs, motorize and animate bugs, or take a carnivorous plant workshop at this one-day, annual event.

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Make It: Wooden Bobble Bugs
June 24
12 – 4 pm

Learn how to use basic woodworking tools like saws and clamps to create your own wooden Bobble Bug!

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Little Makers: Bugged Out
June 25
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Use recycled materials to design and create your own crawly friend!

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