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Address: 30 Front St, Binghamton, NY 13905-4704
Phone Number: +1 607-772-0660
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Roberson Museum and Science Center is Greater Binghamton's largest...

Roberson Museum and Science Center is Greater Binghamton's largest year-round tourist attraction. We feature the Historic Roberson Mansion, the region's largest public model train display, a Digital Planetarium and rotating exhibitions. Roberson is also home to the Binghamton Visitor Center.

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Get in the Christmas Spirit...to start your holiday season!

A great way to start your holiday with this outstanding display of Christmas trees. Decorated trees include Christmas and Holiday customs from around the world, including several... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Oneonta, New York
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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to start your holiday with this outstanding display of Christmas trees. Decorated trees include Christmas and Holiday customs from around the world, including several diverse religions. There is also a collection of theme Christmas trees decorated by local organizations and businesses, which are great fun! The amazing train display and the Holiday program in the planetarium are... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tis the season... No "bah humbug" allowed. Get a good dose of the magic of the Christmas and Holiday season throughout the museum. It all starts at the entrance, where the first winter scene invites you in. Mosey on down, left of the gift shop, and you'll find a room full Christmas trees; decorated by local business as expressions of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a couple hours during the holidays. The mansion is impressive. 26 rooms built in 1906 (I believe) along the river in Binghamton. This time of year, they decorate the rooms with various Christmas displays. Some of the decor takes away from the original woodwork and stained glass. Cost was $6 for seniors, $8 for adults. The museum... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my fiancée and my 2year old here today. I thought their would be some hands on activities for her to play with. To our disappointment their was nothing. Basically we paid 16$ not crazy, and we got to see a lot of decorated Christmas trees.

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Binghamton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We bought a family membership to save on the camp. Not only have we used it in other places, but since the exhibits rotate through we can go back and enjoy this again. I'm not a huge art person but there are other exhibits too that were interesting (more history-ish) and right now there's art by someone who paints light... More 

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Brooksville, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a guided tour by our daughter (who interned here this summer). The model train layout fills an entire space and is very detailed, complete with a drive-in theater replica that has a concession stand and playground! The Roberson mansion is spectacular with its gorgeous architecture and (for its time, c.1913) modern features of being fully... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

For its size a very nice facility to visit. Many exhibits showing local history and other museum topics ,i.e. planetary,art,geology. It has a large HO scale train layout.The museum also has seasonal displays and is the site for Robercon(coming up in September) which showcases the science fiction /fantasy realm. Connected to the museum center is a mansion that allows one... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

worth the trip and is a good time for the kids and adults not a bad price and the exhibits are extremely worth while

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Jpf416, Public Relations Manager at Roberson Museum and Science Center, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed yourself, Iron R, hope to see you again soon :) More 

Binghamton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Nice museum about Binghamton region, loved it! Beautiful other expositions. The mansion that leans next to the museum is huge, bigger than the Bundy mansion. But otherwise they don't have the furniture of that era. It's a pitty they don't do anything with the courtyard they have. They could offer something to eat and drink and organize events!

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Binghamton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

I'm taking a pottery class. The instructor, Danielle, is a great teacher and very patient. Thank the gods!

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