Visiting Tips

Plan Your Trip. View the upcoming calendar of events.
Avoid the Crowds. Arrive early during weekdays (before 11 am) or late (after 2 pm, Monday through Thursday).
Skip Long Lines. Purchase tickets in advance. Use your member login to access member pricing online.

 

General Admission

Adults (ages 18 & older): $16
Children (ages 2 – 17): $13
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Students (with college ID): $13
Senior Citizens (age 62 & older): $13

Enjoy free general admission on Fridays, 2 – 5 pm and Sundays, 10 – 11 am.
Free hours are suspended during World Maker Faire.

Members enjoy FREE general admission to NYSCI and discounts on special events.

GROUP ADMISSIONS

 

All inclusive Ticket

(Museum admission, Science Playground, Rocket Park Mini Golf and 3D Theater) 
$30 adult
$25 child, student, senior
All-inclusive tickets are available on-site, on the day of your visit. All-inclusive tickets are not available online.

 

Movie Combo

(Museum admission, 3D Theater)
$20 adult
$15 child, student, senior

 

Additional Admission

SCIENCE PLAYGROUND
$5 per person, $4 per person for groups, plus general NYSCI admission fee.
Free for NYSCI Premium and Family Explorer members.

ROCKET PARK MINI GOLF
$6 per person, $5 for children and seniors, plus general NYSCI admission fee.
Members: $5 adults, $4 children. Free for Family Explorer members.

3D THEATER
$6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Members: $4 per person. Free for Family Explorer members.

 


Directions

47-01 111TH STREET, CORONA, NEW YORK 11368

From Northern Long Island and Northeastern Queens:
Long Island Expressway (LIE) westbound, or Grand Central Parkway westbound to LIE westbound. Exit the LIE at 108th Street. Right on 108th Street. Right on 52nd Avenue to 111th Street. Left on 111th Street. Right at 49th Avenue into the New York Hall of Science entrance drive.

From Southern Long Island and Southern Queens:
Southern State Parkway westbound to Belt Parkway westbound. Belt Parkway to Exit 19 (Van Wyck Expressway/I-678 North). Take the Van Wyck north and merge onto the Grand Central Parkway West at Exit 10 – on the left – toward La Guardia Airport/Robert F. Kennedy-Triborough Bridge. Continue on the Grand Central to Long Island Expressway westbound. Follow directions, From Northern Long Island and Eastern Queens.

From Manhattan/Midtown Tunnel:
Long Island Expressway eastbound, staying in the right-hand lanes. Exit at 108th Street. Left on 108th Street. Right on 52nd Avenue to 111th Street. Left on 111th Street. Right at 49th Avenue into the New York Hall of Science entrance drive.

From Bronx/Westchester:
Cross the Whitestone Bridge, bearing right at the end onto the Whitestone Expressway. Exit onto Grand Central Parkway eastbound. Take exit 10, bearing right to follow the Midtown Tunnel signage. Right on Corona Avenue. Right on 111th Street. Right at 49th Avenue into the New York Hall of Science entrance drive.

From Brooklyn:
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway eastbound. Stay in the right-hand lanes and exit at 108th Street. Left on 108th Street. Right on 52nd Avenue to 111th Street. Left on 111th Street. Right on 49th Avenue into the New York Hall of Science entrance drive.

From Robert F. Kennedy-Triborough Bridge:
Grand Central Parkway eastbound to Exit 10, bearing right to follow the Midtown Tunnel signage. Right on Corona Avenue. Right on 111th Street. Right at 49th Avenue into the New York Hall of Science entrance drive.

 

Parking

Parking is available in NYSCI’s private lot, except during the U.S. Open and World Maker Faire. There is a $10 parking fee for cars; $20 for buses on weekends, holidays and weekdays in the summer.
Parking is free to Premium and Explorer members, reserved groups, and to schools and groups arriving by bus.

 

Cafe

NYSCI’s Cafe is temporarily closed while we make improvements and prepare a new menu.  Watch this space for updates. Thank you for your patience and apologies for the inconvenience.

 

Public Transport

Subway:
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.

Bus
Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street. Q48 to 111 Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

 

ASTC Passport Program

NYSCI honors members of institutions participating in the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program. 2 adults/4 children with photo ID and proof of home address within 90 miles of host museum. ASTC Passports are not accepted during World Maker Faire.

 

Strollers/Coats

Strollers are permitted. For your convenience, coats may be checked at our coat check area for a fee of $2 per item.
During World Maker Faire, items may be checked for $5 per item.

 

Wheelchairs

A limited number of wheelchairs are available.