Connected Worlds

Enter this immersive, fantastical animated world

Scattered Light

Dick Esterle's 528 25-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape hanging inside the entrance to NYSCI

Science Inspires Art: Ocean

Creative visions of our deep connections to the ocean

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D

Science Documentary

Make It

Costume Creations

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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Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D
July 12 to June 30, 2018

A breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all – that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.

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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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Science Inspires Art: Ocean
September 16 to February 25, 2018

A new public perception of OCEAN by sharing creative visions of our deep connections to her, the health issues she faces, and feelings she inspires in us.

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Little Makers: Gingerbread House Engineering
November 26
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Design and create a delicious mini gingerbread house.

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GingerBread Lane 2017 Workshops
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 o...

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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

art
September 16 to February 25, 2018 • Free with admission
A new public perception of OCEAN by sharing creative visions of our deep connections to her, the health issues she faces, and feelings she inspires in us.
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.
exhibits
November 11 to January 15, 2018
Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy.

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.