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Roberson Museum and Science Center

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Address: 30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905
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+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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Interesting Small Museum

My wife, an accomplished artist herself, wanted to see an exhibition by a fellow artist she knows. It was only running a couple more days, so time was of the essence. His art... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tommy B
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Finger Lakes, New York
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Finger Lakes, New York
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317 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, an accomplished artist herself, wanted to see an exhibition by a fellow artist she knows. It was only running a couple more days, so time was of the essence. His art exhibition was very good and we enjoyed it very much. But the rest of the museum was very interesting as well. Because it is the holiday season,... More 

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Vestal, New York, United States
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some will say Roberson Museum and Science Center is a small venue. Maybe so. But it certainly has a big display for the Holidays as well as presentations of local history all year long, including performing arts and planetarium. Christmas holiday week we stopped by with the grandchildren to take see about 100 Christmas trees donated and decorated by businesses,... More 

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Thank Henry S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed something to do to get out of the house. Fun to see all the decorated trees. Also all the artifacts from around the world were really interesting. I would have liked some more information about the items. Overall a fun place to wander around when you can't be outside.

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Thank Anna Linn C
Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

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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Thank HKRcat
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

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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Thank Barbara S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 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 November 16, 2016 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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Thank Jerøme R
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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