Admission Fees

 

Tour Operators and Group Visits (15+ People)
  • Adult (age 18+) – $13
  • Children (ages 2 – 17) – $10.50
  • Children (under age 2) – Free
  • Senior (age 62+) – $10.50
  • College Student – $10.50

 

Pre-K-12 Schools and Camps
  • Groups from NYC’s 5-boroughs: $6 per person
  • Non-NYC Groups: $8 per person
  • 1 chaperone (age 18 and older) free for every 10 children
  • Minimum: 10 paying visitors
  • All fees must be paid in full, in two weeks advance of a trip

 

Special Needs Groups
  • Groups from NYC’s 5-boroughs: $6 per person
  • Non-NYC Groups: $8 per person
  • 1 Chaperone (age 18 and older) free for every paid visitor
  • Minimum 5 paying visitors

 

Science Playground Groups (Including Special Needs Groups)
  • $4 per student, plus admission fee
  • One chaperone free for every 10 children

 

3D Theater Groups (Including Special Needs Groups)
  • $4 per person, plus admission fee
  • One chaperone free for every 10 children

 

Rocket Park Mini Golf Groups (Including Special Needs Groups)
  • $4 per player

 

Connected Worlds Groups (Including Special Needs Groups)
  • $4 per student

 

Pre-K – 2nd Grade Days

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

October 29, 2019
November 8 & 20, 2019
December 3, 12 & 18, 2019
January 13 & 29, 2020
February 12 & 25, 2020
March 3, 19, 25, 26 & 27, 2020
April 6, 21, 22 & 23, 2020
May 7, 15, 20, 21 & 27, 2020
June 5 & 10, 2020

 

Non-NYC Public Schools Days:
October 11, 2019
November 7, 14 & 22, 2019
December 17, 2019
January 15 & 24, 2020
February 3, 2020
March 5, 13 & 20, 2020
May 12 & 28, 2020
June 9, 2020

 

Group Parking

Parking is $15 per vehicle.

 

Payment Methods and Policy

Advance payment in full is required for all group reservations. Payment is due two weeks prior to the trip date. Purchase Orders and any modifications must be received two weeks prior to the trip date. We consider Purchase Orders to be a binding commitment. The school or organization will be billed for the full amount on the purchase order after the trip.

 

NYSCI Cancellation & Refund Terms and Conditions

No refunds will be issued. A credit will be given towards another trip (up to a year after the canceled trip), which must be booked within a month of the cancellation or NYSCI will treat the credit as a donation. Purchase Orders will be billed for the full amount or the trip may be rescheduled in accordance with above.

If there are absentees on the day of the trip:

If your group has fewer children than originally booked, group admission fees can be applied to one of the following:

  • A future group visit to NYSCI
  • Science Playground
  • Rocket Park Mini Golf
  • 3D Theater
  • Connected Worlds

Admission passes — Up to $150 value. These will be provided for absentees to visit within the following six months (not valid for groups).

Science Playground, 3D Movie Theater, Connected Worlds and Rocket Park Mini Golf fees are non-transferable, except when NYSCI closes Science Playground and Mini Golf due to inclement weather conditions.

 

Severe Weather Conditions

Groups canceling a trip due to severe weather conditions such as heavy snow, flooding or hurricane warnings will be given credit toward another trip (up to a year after the canceled trip). The new trip must be booked within a month of the cancellation or NYSCI will treat the credit as a donation.

Chaperone Policy

Groups must be chaperoned at all times. Unruly groups will be asked to leave. Group rates are for a minimum of 10 paying visitors. Groups with fewer than one chaperone per 10 children will be charged $6 per missing chaperone.

 

Public Transportation

Take 7 train to 111th Street Station. Walk three blocks south. Please Note: For the most up-to-date subway service advisories, please visit www.mta.info.

 

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