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Address: 500 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone Number: 315 425 9068
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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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Great place to bring kids

An interesting and educational place for kids of all ages. They offer everything from educational IMAX films, to human size bubbles, to fun ways to learn and even walk through the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
KathrynMary23
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Buffalo, New York
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Binghamton, New York
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Yes, I agree with the reviewer's comments that this place, unlike Ithaca's sciencecenter doesn't have enough hands-on basic experiments. The climbing gym area (though I am not a fan of these, but here I had not choice), the sand/fossil area and the flight simulator area by Lockheed were fun for my kids. Small area with Kinex was fun for my... More 

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

I'm glad that your children enjoyed their visit. Did you find your way to the Space Gallery and check out our Rotary TOPO Theater? It's an interactive virtual sand table that both children and adults are fascinated by. It's one of our newest permanent exhibits, and it's a lot of fun. Unfortunately, you visited between exhibits. Make Your World, our... More 

Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

An interesting and educational place for kids of all ages. They offer everything from educational IMAX films, to human size bubbles, to fun ways to learn and even walk through the human brain. I suggest setting aside several hours for a visit as there is a lot to see.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit! I agree there's a lot to see and do here. For people who worry that their children won't last because they get hungry, we have an area in the back of the traveling exhibit hall where you can sit down and eat snacks or a lunch that you bring with you. You can also... More 

Syracuse, New York
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Its a nice kids museum that close by. There are a number of things for the kids to do and the IMAX is great. Prices are reasonable.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Since you live in Syracuse, I hope you are MOST members and can come often to see all the changes we are making. If you're not a member, consider joining. For a small one-time fee, your family can come to the museum as often as you'd like -- we are open 260 days a... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lots of things for little hands to do. Good exhibits and most were working. The butterfly I'm show was great and the planetarium show was very good.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit! Maria Welych Director of Marketing & Public Relations mwelych@most.org More 

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this hands on museum. Kids of all ages will enjoy! The iMax theatre is a great experience- one of my favorite places!

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit. The IMAX is one of my favorite things, too. Most places don't have a domed IMAX theater like ours. In fact, the only other one in New York State is on Long Island! In case you didn't know about it, we offer an IMAX Passport for members that lets you come and see as... More 

Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Most exhibits were only for kids so it was quite boring for a group of adults. The aquariums were okay. The Imax theater was a dome so that was really cool.

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

I'm sorry that you didn't find the MOST interesting. We try to keep all our visitors in mind when we create exhibits. We have found that some adults love some of our newer exhibits, such as Rotary TOPO Theater. This exhibit, which features a virtual sand table, shows visitors how topographic lines work. The lines are projected onto sand, which... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

this is a great place to take the kids. Lots of things for them to see and touch. They will love it!

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New York State
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Spend a day with the kids! Go to the IMAX and have fun. At the end of the day, you will be surprised at how much you learned.

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Liverpool, New York
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Children young and old can enjoy all of the hands on educational exhibits. Learn about the heavens in their planetarium or catch a movie in the IMAX Theatre.

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Buffalo, New York
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Took our kids here while we were in Syracuse visiting family. This is a very hands on museum and was entertaining for my 3 year old as well as my 16 year old.

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Additional Information about Museum of Science & Technology

Address: 500 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone Number: 315 425 9068
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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