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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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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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Two different groups of first graders from our school went on field trips and had vastly different experiences. The day the first group went did not have many other people there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Liverpool, New York
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Liverpool, New York
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Two different groups of first graders from our school went on field trips and had vastly different experiences. The day the first group went did not have many other people there, so it was much better than the crowds the second group endured.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great place for the whole family. When you want to feed your inner scientist and want to discover new and exciting wonders about the world. Great time for family's.

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Burlington, Vermont
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This museum is housed in a great historic armory, although we had trouble initially figuring out where the entrance was - we approached from the back side without knowing it, and there was no signage on that side. My kids (5 & 8) enjoyed the indoor playground structure and the flight simulator.

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There are many very entertaining exhibits for curious children over the age of 5. when they get bored they can climb to their hearts content until exhausted.

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Syracuse, New York
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love the imax. Great place to spend a rainy or snowy day. Nice play place for the kids. We spent a food amount of time there. Nothing like the Strong Museum but not bad.

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Rochester, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We went to Syracuse for the day, and our 2 year old and 6 year old had a ball here. It wasn't crowded, and it took them about 90 minutes to zoom through all the exhibits, which was just right. Can't say I'd visit more than once or twice a year, but as part of a day trip or weekend... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Our kids, 9 and 12, were definitely occupied for a good while. The highlight for them was the climbing structure--they played hide and seek for an extended period of time. The kinetic sculpture was also superb--lots of fun to look at. F-14 and Helicopter simulators were rather disappointing--almost seemed as if they weren't working right, Dad loved the Air traffic... More 

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Fayetteville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

So boring so dated that I feel like I just flushed money down the toilet. Save your money and take your kids to the Wonder Works at the Destiny Mall up the road

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We hadn't been to the MOST in a few years and decided to use our gift card to return. We arrived at 2:40 pm and stayed until it closed at 5. We saw an awesome, educational IMAX movie, "Volcanoes of the Deep." My boys are 8, 11 & 15 and enjoy science and nature. We all enjoyed the movie. It... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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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 

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