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New York Hall of Science

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New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids are off from school for the week and this is my only day off. Today's outing needed to be one for the books. Unfortunately, it fell short... I was going by memories of thirty years ago, when I lived in the area. When...More

Date of experience: April 2019
14  Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed April 3, 2019

lovely interactive musuem which my granddaughters aged 9 and 11 thoroughly enjoyed. plenty of parking but it costs $12. we got there early- before 11 am on sunday the admission is free but the parking still costs. lots of hands on exhibits of interest for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

We went to the museum for Brick Fest Live on March 30th and got the chance to experience all that the museum had to offer. We saw a 3D movie about nature which was great. My Son enjoyed the museum attractions in addition to participating...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Want to step back in time to a 1980s bad science lesson? Then go here! Most exhibits are broken/non-functional/missing bits. The layout is haphazard and confusing, missing vital science like the science of sound. We made the mistake of going during school holidays so there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I grew up in Queens but my parents never took me here. I bought a family membership which was great because we can visit over 200 museums throughout the country for free. We parked on the street a few blocks away so didn’t have to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Maybe its because I'm spoilt back home (ScienceWorks) but I was really disappointed to have made the trek out here, pay $20+ and find that most of the interactive displays were broken or missing pieces. There were a number of schools visiting for the day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

We just spent a sleepover at NYSci, and the museum had shown itself in the new light. It is great not to share it with crowds, but rather spend as much time as you want on each exhibit. All exhibits are hands-on. There is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank ksu-ny
Reviewed November 8, 2018

More geared towards grade school level children. An interested tween can find enough to keep busy for several hours and parents will not get bored. Displays lacked detailed descriptions. Several hands on displays did not work. Parking is avail for $10. Food is available though...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have been to this location with family and camp groups over the past 5 years. There are 3 levels and many varied activities for children of nearly all ages. The staff is cooperative and very helpful. There are demonstrations and other 'classes' held at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BillEng
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Our children grow up coming to New York Hall of Science. The younger ones will linger at the preschool zone while the older can’t get enough of racing wheelchair on the upper floor! We always enjoy the movies as well. The outdoor playground is always...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 20, 2019|
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Response from NSD70 | Reviewed this property |
As long or as short as you like, I was there for about 3 hours with one child. That is all we needed, if your children are more engaged then it might take a little longer but that is up to you.
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Response from vlcnyc21 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, never went with a group. sorry.
August 12, 2016|
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Response from luiso410 | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking lot adjacent to for a $10 fee. However, if you get there early (right before it opens) you can get into parking lot for free.