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.


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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Pre-K - 2nd Grade Education Workshops

Your youngest scientists will have plenty of space to explore and learn when they visit on one of NYSCI’s special dates reserved exclusively for early childhood and early elementary students.

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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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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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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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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
10:30 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 15 to June 30, 2018

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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Design-Make-Play your curriculum

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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