Connected Worlds

Enter this immersive, fantastical animated world

Design Lab

Tap into Design Thinking to solve problems creatively

Nikon Small World

Photomicrography Competition 2017

Journey to Space 3D

Science Documentary

General Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
Free Hours:
Friday: 2 pm – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 11 am

3D Theater

Dolby 3D Digital Cinema brings realistic color and a sharp, clear image from every seat in our theater. With a 5.1 surround sound speaker system and a screen size of 22 by 12.6 feet, our selection of award-winning science films will guarantee to immerse you.
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Conquest of the Skies 3D
October 20, 2017 to June 30

Embark on an extraordinary journey to unravel the evolution of flying animals, from the first flying creatures to the organisms we know today.

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Dream Big 3D
February 1 to June 30

From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

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Exhibits

NYSCI presents more than 450 interactive permanent and temporary experiences that explain science and demystify the world.
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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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Vanishing
January 13 to June 30

Through photographs, this exhibition highlights majestic African wildlife that is endangered and disappearing due to overpopulation, poaching, global warming and changing cultural customs.

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Civil Engineering Day
February 19
11 am – 4 pm

Learn about civil engineering through interactive games, construction challenges, and hands-on activities presented by the metropolitan section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Engineering Week
February 19 to February 23
12 – 4 pm

Celebrating Engineering Week, with talks by different engineers and professionals in the robotics field, along with activities and challenges to put those ideas into practice in NYSCI's Design Lab.

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Indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity.

Daily Science Demonstrations

NYSCI Explainers demonstrate the exciting properties of chemistry, physics, biology, and more right before your eyes during these interactive 15-minute demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to make live science demonstrations an enjoyable learning experience for all ages. Free with NYSCI admission.

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School Visits & Groups

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

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

Birthday Parties

From favors and food to Mini Golf, magic and New York’s largest Science Playground, a super science birthday at NYSCI is an action-packed party they’ll remember all year! Parties are available on weekends from 11 am – 1 pm, noon – 2 pm, 2 – 4 pm and 3 – 5 pm. LEARN MORE

Rent NYSCI

We have events down to a science.

One of New York’s signature spaces for parties, weddings, meetings, film shoots and expos, the New York Hall of Science transforms any event into an extraordinary occasion. Any of our galleries can be configured to suit your gathering, with indoor and outdoor space available. We are now taking bookings for our iconic Great Hall, which has just completed a $25 million restoration. Located just off the Grand Central Parkway and Long Island Expressway with free parking for all events.

The New York Hall of Science promises an experience no other venue can offer.

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More at NYSCI

exhibits
November 11, 2017 to February 23 • Free with admission
This annual competition Includes winning images that were selected from more than 2,000 entries from 88 countries.
3D theater
October 20, 2017 to June 30
Embark on an extraordinary journey to unravel the evolution of flying animals, from the first flying creatures to the organisms we know today.
make
January 21 • 1:30 – 5 pm
Join us in a galaxy far, far away as we explore light and simple circuits while creating brilliantly glowing lightsabers.

Experience more. Become a NYSCI Member

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.