Connected Worlds

Enter this immersive, fantastical animated world

Design Lab

Tap into Design Thinking to solve problems creatively

ACCESS Festival

Artist & Scientist Collaborations

Dead or Alive

Science of Spooky

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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Dream Big 3D
September 1 to July 31, 2019

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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In Saturn's Rings 2D
July 1 to January 31, 2019

A grand tour of the universe is brought to life in a groundbreaking epic immersive journey across space and time.

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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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Infinite Potentials
September 8 to January 13, 2019

More than three dozen pieces capture the future possibilities of stem cell research and therapeutic opportunities.

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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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Museum Makers
October 18
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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Fort Building!
October 20
10 am – 6 pm

Collectively build a giant fort village in our Design Lab area.

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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

activities & events
October 13 • 2 – 3 pm
This year's films take viewers from prehistoric Earth to the reaches of outer space!
activities & events
October 21 • 11 am – 4 pm
Celebrate chemistry with live demos, exhibits and hands-on activities from college students and volunteers from local industries.
activities & events
October 28 • 1 – 5 pm • Free with admission
Meet special effects artists and technologists, while participating in hands-on activities and exploring the science of creepy.

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.