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“Not worth the money!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Science & Technology

Museum of Science & Technology
500 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202
315 425 9068
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Ranked #6 of 60 things to do in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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.
New York, New York
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“Not worth the money!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Where should I start? The ridicilous non-existant parking? The expensive prices? We had the museum done in an hour- and that included the Science Playhouse. We had to leave and come back because of being bored. Loved the Planetarium, hated the IMAX. IMAX movie was extremely outdated (Everest-last day they had it I guess). I took a picture of my daughter and husband during the movie, and got screamed at by an old guy who was working. (Working means sitting there watching the movie.) Not a polite "no pictures please." A loud screaming from the top as loud as he could. Completely rude. Oh and, let's not forget the two homless people inside the musem, first climbing the rockwall with her butt hanging out and then asking my husband for change! Don't waste your money here, there are much better places!

Visited August 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

disappointing, was expecting more. although price was decent. cheap place to take kids, toothpick world was nice.
planetarium was worth 2$.

Visited July 2013
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“The M.O.S.T. (Museum of Science & Technology)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Multiple floors of "hands on" exhibits for kids and adults. Great for kids as they are encouraged to touch, explore and interact with the exhibits. Climb the rock wall, be on tv and learn how to use a "green screen". They try to engage all your senses with the various exhibits. There's even a planetarium to gaze at the stars while a staff member explains the constellations. Don't leave without visiting the IMAX theatre, where you can watch a movie on a 180 degree screen! Best seating is halfway up or above. I recommend getting a membership as my kids were constantly asking to go there. Well worth the price for a good cause.

Visited September 2012
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“It is wonderful for children around 3!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My nephew loved the train display, the IMAX and the play area! There are so many interactive displays. The IMAX was my favorite part, its a must do!

Visited November 2012
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“Great for Kids and those of us who are Kids at heart!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Kids learn with hands on. When there be sure to check out the IMAX and the Planetarium - those are great too.

Visited July 2013
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