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New York Hall of Science

4701 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368-2950
+1 718-699-0005
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this museum features hands on science and technology in a way youngsters can understand and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
calvin r
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college point, ny, United States
Potential for a lot of fun, but too expensive and lots broken

Very frustrating experience at the Queens Hall of Science. There are lots of exhibits that could be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gzwmom2015
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New Jersey
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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 your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology, gaming and play affect how we learn. NYSCI was founded at the 1964-65 World's Fair and has evolved into New York's center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.
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4701 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368-2950
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this museum features hands on science and technology in a way youngsters can understand and enjoy. even adults can learn and have an interesting time. a must go see in queens n.y.

Thank calvin r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very frustrating experience at the Queens Hall of Science. There are lots of exhibits that could be great, but so many of them are broken. The Ocean 3D movie is good but an extra fee (as are the playground and mini golf) and the museum...More

Thank gzwmom2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very expensive. Poorly kept up. Pay extra for mini golf which is in very poor shape. Pay extra for playground which has not be cleaned, kept of or maintained. Many objects are broken and have been for years and no one cares. There are visible...More

1  Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed August 16, 2017

An engaging, scientific, and fun for all ages museum that encourages interaction all for the benefit of learning! Within the north west corner of Flushing Meadows Park, the incredible scientific fun house has been the place to visit for quite some time. It's an incredible...More

Thank Seth G
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We got there at 12:30pm, after having pizza at Corona Pizzeria. The new Angry Birds exhibit was fun. The kids also liked the interactive wall! The kids were happy and entertained for 3 and a half hours. Overall, I would definitely recommend for all ages....More

Thank Vallette5
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We had our granddaughter's birthday party at the Hall of Science. It was fantastic. She and her cousins had a great time. They went from one event to another, always engaged. It turned into a full day of interactive activities and demonstrations and run-around time...More

Thank Granny812
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This was worth the trip, not least because we were going to Citi Field. A few of the interactive things were broken/not working which was a shame. The ground floor is pretty much just activities for kids. We enjoyed the interactive climate change exhibition. If...More

Thank Suzie P
Reviewed July 28, 2017

I brought my 11 years old boy during our stay in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY, hoping for finding something like London's science museum in South Kensington. Unfortunately this one can attract kids below 8 (if not 6) at most of the exhibitions, although there were...More

1  Thank 688mihok
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

A lot of different exhibitions and activities. Can easily kill a day or an afternoon with kids. Ideal for older kids so that they can do all the hands-on things. Price is a bit high especially the discount for kids and elders is not that...More

Thank KF L
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This museum is a tier below the big science museums like Liberty Science Center in NJ or Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. This museum is smaller and much more hands on for smaller kids. We went with kids age 7-19, and the younger...More

1  Thank JBH613
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Arsenio R
September 15, 2017|
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Response from vlcnyc21 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, never went with a group. sorry.
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bdsv18
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.
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Susan T
August 22, 2015|
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Response from FlyM3Away | Reviewed this property |
You can, there is a large cafeteria where plenty of ppl were eating packed lunch
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