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Museum of Science & Technology

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Address: 500 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone Number: 315 425 9068
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A museum that features hand-on exhibits in a broad range of scientific...
A museum that features hand-on exhibits in a broad range of scientific areas, including physics, the universe and space travel, computers and telecommunications, the environment and more. The museum also includes New York State's only Full-Dome IMAX Omnitheater.
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Nice little museum

It was a nice little museum. The price was reasonable especially if you add the IMAX movie. It didn't require a lot of time, just a couple hours, and it is not a huge incredibly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It was a nice little museum. The price was reasonable especially if you add the IMAX movie. It didn't require a lot of time, just a couple hours, and it is not a huge incredibly impressive museum, but all in all very enjoyable.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you'll come again. More 

Canton, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We took our three boys here this weekend since a friend suggested it. The boys had a great time with the interactive exhibits, play areas and climbing wall. They even got to watch some staff make ice cream with liquid nitrogen and have a sample after! They loved it! We spent 4 hours and easily could have spent another 4.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your visit. You came during our NanpDays celebration, when we have lots of extra hands-on activities throughout the museum. A good tip for you and other visitors: Check our website calendar for special activities before you come. That way, you can time your visit to coincide with the activities you want to do. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

As a Canadian traveler, I wasn't sure what to expect. This went above my expectations and I can't wait to go back!

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we eagerly await your return. More 

Potsdam, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Visiting the area with friends and their children. We enjoyed our MOST visit, particular the younger kids.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit. Come again this summer, when we will have a couple Maker-style exhibits up. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Boring, outdated and boring. This could not keep our 7-year-old and 11-year-old engaged. It took us longer to find a parking spot than it did to get through this museum. What a waste of time and money.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. Could you contact me at marketingdirector@most.org so I can find out what went wrong with your visit? I would like the opportunity to make it right. More 

Ithaca, NY
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My granddaughter, aged 7 really enjoyed the museum. We saw Imax movies and she spent most of the day just playing and exploring. I don't know if she learned very much, but she had a great time. The building is old and fairly dark (and we saw a mouse in the gift shop), but it was still a happy day.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad your granddaughter loved her visit. You'll be amazed at the things she learned without realizing it. That's why science museums are so vital: They make learning fun and encourage children to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. As for the mouse, well, we are in an old historic Armory building, and it's really hard to keep... More 

Barhaven , Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I loved it all. It was full of hands on stuff and had items of interest for both young and old. It is a large building and kept us moving, but well laid out. The exhibits were top notch and we had a good time. Lots to see and after 2 hours we could have stayed longer, but had an... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad you had a great time and wanted to stay longer. Not sure if you're aware of this, but you can leave the MOST and come back in the same day. We do this so people can go out into Armory Square and enjoy lunch in one of the area's great restaurants. Just hold onto your ticket receipt and... More 

Farmingville, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

There is much to do at this museum for all ages of children as well as adults. There is a large variety of subjects laid out in a very nice flow. Even though we went on a snowy cold day in February and there were a lot of people in attendance it never got crowded and there was never more... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're very glad that you came and enjoyed the museum! And thanks for providing some directions on how to get to the Trolley Lot. We're hoping the county will put up a sign directing people there. More 

Kirkville, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The MOST Museum as it is commonly called is a fantastic place to bring the family especially school aged children to spend a day downtown no matter the weather. When the snow is falling in Syracuse you can easily spend all day here with their interactive exhibits and displays. The Museum has undergone several changes to create new and exciting... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed our museum and all it has to offer. We agree: There nothing like seeing a movie in our IMAX theater, the only domed IMAX in Upstate New York and one of only 60 in the world. We'd just like to add that there is free parking in the Trolley Lot, which is located behind the... More 

Syracuse, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We love this museum. Great exhibits, has an IMAX and something interactive for everyone. A definite place to visit in Syracuse for the young and old.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thank you! We also think the MOST has something to offer people of all ages. Currently, adults will really appreciate our current exhibit, Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss. Pair it with a showing of "Volcanoes of the Deep Sea," which is shown at 1 p.m. every day we are open, and you will experience a deep-sea adventure. Look for... More 

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