Syracuse has plenty of great museums that will enhance your visit here. Educational exhibits, exploration discoveries, and bizarre findings are all a part of the plethora of institutions available for visitors here.

The Milton J. Rebenstien Museum of Science & Technology is a local and visitor favorite. The exhibits are family friendly, educational, and entertaining. The museum also includes and IMAX theater and a planetarium. Children also love the International Mask and Puppet Museum that puts on performances, has educational programs, and brings you into a character fantasy land.

The Everson Art Museum is the place to be if you want to admire American art as they only display art from the U.S. The museum has continuously grown over the years and today houses more than 8,000 pieces of fine American artwork.

Learn about how the United States was transformed by the canal system at the Erie Canal Museum, which features a full size line boat replica and other hands-on exhibits. You can also learn about the salt-mining industry that got Syracuse on its feet by visiting the Salt Museum.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo pleases all ages with its array of exotic animals. Educational programs are also available.