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New York Hall of Science

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Address: 4701 111th Street, Flushing, NY 11368
Phone Number: +1 718-699-0005
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Description: New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops...
New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology, gaming and play affect how we learn. NYSCI was founded at the 1964-65 World's Fair and has evolved into New York's center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.
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So much to do

The museum seems a little dated but there is so much to do. My 3&5 yr olds loved it. Great mini golf (for extra fee). Fun interactive exhibits and lots of craft project areas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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new york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lots of hand-on experience for the kids. Great way to explore science with the family. Staff is pleasant and helpful. Highly recommended.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Fun visit for kids and adults alike, not to mention educational! So many different areas to explore - inside and outside, we did not even cover everything in 5 hours. Got a family membership before we left because we are definitely coming back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The museum seems a little dated but there is so much to do. My 3&5 yr olds loved it. Great mini golf (for extra fee). Fun interactive exhibits and lots of craft project areas. The bio bus is there for a limited time but very cool to see.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Kids must enjoy the NY SCI for all the fun and sciencific wonders. Yet, I was there for the show. Given this is the only place where the show in on that I can get to from Manhattan without taking a train, I don't have many choices. Yet, this place turns out to be fun, even for an aged adult... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The New York Hall of Science is in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. Consequently you really need to set aside the whole day for your visit to get the full use of your admission. Also, the walk between the subway and the Hall is a little ‘undesirable’ in my opinion, with no street signs to direct you. My advice... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I really don't like children. Sorry to all the doting parents out there, but no, not my choice! However, my husband really wanted to take me here and I agreed, knowing full well that it would be full of summer camp brats. I went fully armed with my stern lady face. And yes, it was full of summer camp children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Although somewhat inconvenient to public transportation, the train ride was worth it. Activities galore for kids of a variety of ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had a very enjoyable day with the family. Visited with 5 children ranging in age from 8-13 and they all had an enjoyable day. Interesting exhibits and interactive displays. Something for everyone to enjoy. Was disappointed that some areas such as the treehouse, were closed to the kids, for no apparent reason. It clearly wasn't a mechanical issue. We were... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A nice attraction on the grounds of Flushing Meadow Park. Interactive exhibits, gets the kids thinking about science, while they're having fun at the same time. Very good way to spend the day with your family, and after that you can always stroll the park grounds and take them for a ride on the carousel there.

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i took my grandsons lil cousins n godson we played golf raced we learned about different religions how they came about the world from a scientist perspective

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