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Address: 4701 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368-2950
Phone Number: +1 718-699-0005
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops...

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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Wear Your Walking Shoes!

There is a lot to look at in this building.This is a good place to bring children. We were with a thirteen year old girl. Her favorite area was the Great Hall with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Hernando, Florida

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Jamaica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spending time with kids is my greatest strength, couldn asked for more on such an adventure. Lovely staff and gift shop.Will be going back soon for more fun with the kids.

Hernando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is a lot to look at in this building.This is a good place to bring children. We were with a thirteen year old girl. Her favorite area was the Great Hall with the interactive wall. She didn't want to leave that exhibit. The day we visited was not busy, but I could picture a crowded day as being a... More 

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family could spend every weekend here. My daughter (3 yrs old) loves it, but she loved it when she was 2 and when she was 1. The playground is fantastic, but I wish they didn't charge extra for it ($5/per person, even adults). The toddler room is AWESOME! Great for really hot summer days or the cold days of... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The is the first time I had visited the Hall of Science in a couple decades. I remembered it when there was only the one building, originally built for the 1964/1965 World's Fair. The building and the exhibits have greatly expanded. Both adults and children will like the exhibits, but the kids will enjoy it the most. Many are hands... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That was something for our 3 year old. The day was rainy and we couldn`t have a better idea than Hall of science. There are attractions for little ones, workshop for bigger ones and lot of science attractions that are interesting also for parents. Playground, science explanation, science toys, making bubbles, optical illusions.. Great place for the whole family.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there is just so much to see! optical illustions, exhibits of Biology, Statistics, Chemistry, Space Exploration. . . and even a place to play mini golf!

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to see the Great Hall 2 years ago, but they were in the process of renovating it for the 50th anniversary of the '64 Worlds Fair. We had a great experience, the guide showed us how to use the interactive walls and explained all of that. They make science fun and meaningful Take the kids and the grandkids,... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our kids loved this the New York Hall of Science. The docents (called “Explainers” at NYSCI) were all very helpful and attentive. There was a huge crowd there when we visited, but we found several quiet corners we had mostly to ourselves, including a wonderfully interactive exhibit on transportation called “Going Places.” The kids had great fun trying to navigate... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum proves science can be a lot of fun and entertaining for children of all ages, as well as adults.The real bonus is the knowledge you gain of the world around you. I took my grandchildren, 2 1/2 and 4 years of age. They were both enthralled with the many exhibits they were able to interact with. There are... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

New York Hall of Science is a place worthy to spend a day. It suits different age group, small children like age 6 to 12 have touch on exercises and fun games, they can learn many science knowledge by themselves. Teens and grownup have chance to get in touch the scientific world by experiments, vedio, pictures and watching movies. The... More 

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