Connected Worlds

Enter this immersive, fantastical animated world

Design Lab

Tap into Design Thinking to solve problems creatively

GingerBread Lane

Exhibit and Workshops

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 to June 30, 2018

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
July 1 to June 30, 2018

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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GingerBread Lane
November 11 to January 15, 2018

Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy.

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Calling all inventors and problem-solvers! Come into NYSCI on December 13 and get inspired with FREE ADMISSION and special activities courtesy of Frito-Lay Variety Packs.

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Member Winter Open House
December 14
5:30 – 8 pm

Kick off the holiday season at NYSCI’s Member Winter Open House with one-night-only experiences and fun for the whole family.

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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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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 to February 23, 2018 • 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 to June 30, 2018
Embark on an extraordinary journey to unravel the evolution of flying animals, from the first flying creatures to the organisms we know today.
holidays
November 26 • 1 – 3 pm

Make your own GingerBread Lane form of transportation. This year’s GingerBread Lane workshops will take you to the road, track, and water with all of the fixings to design a truly sweet car, boat or …

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.