NYSCI is Open!

We can't wait to see you on July 8th.

The Happiness Experiment

Learn how to make your happiness in this fun-filled new exhibit.

At-Home STEM Activities

Explore all of the free, fun, digital resources NYSCI has to bring learning into the home.

Virtual Exhibit: Amazing Brains

NYSCI's first virtual art exhibit, Amazing Brains, melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains in many different ways.

General Hours:
Thursday, Friday & Sunday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Closed Monday - Wednesday

NYSCI IS open!

We are thrilled to announce that we are officially open to the public!

Some important details to know for your visit:

  • Timed tickets will be required for entry. It’s easier than ever to reserve online ahead of time – just follow the link below to choose your ticket package and book your visit!
  • For the safety of all our guests, many of whom are under 12 years old and not yet eligible for vaccination, masks will be required for all patrons at all times except when in the cafeteria or Rocket Park Mini Golf. Thank you for your understanding.
  • We’re making your visit as safe and hands-free as possible – look out for QR codes throughout NYSCI to order food, book tickets, and more!

Get your tickets ASAP – we can’t wait to see you!
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STEM Leaders and NYSCI

STEM Leaders and NYSCI

Listen to leaders discuss the importance of NYSCI’s mission to make STEM learning accessible for our local community and beyond in this video featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Lisa Su and more.

Experience NYSCI At Home

Science, online.

NYSCI is a science and technology center that has over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops for all ages. Check out our original digital resources for science learning at home.

Design Squad Maker

Design Squad Maker is a program in partnership with WGBH Boston that introduces children and their caregivers to the engineering design process in museums, maker spaces, and at home.

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DIY Video: Make Hand Sanitizer

To prevent the spread of germs, nothing can properly replace washing your hands with soap and water – but sometimes, you might not have access to a sink. Make sanitizer at home using simple ingredients.

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The Pack
The Pack – A STEM-Based Video Game

The Pack is an open-world game set in a future world where healthy ecosystems have faltered, water and food are scarce, and it’s up to you and your Pack to help fix the environment. Learn computational thinking as you help restore the world to an ecologically balanced state in this puzzle and survival game!

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Kitchen Science en Español
Ciencia Cotidiana: Diseñando un Panqueque

Con una pizca de ciencia, un toque de creatividad y mucha diversión, diseñar obras de arte con panqueques comestibles!

Descargar la Guía
Virtual Video Chat Backgrounds
NYSCI Backgrounds for Video Chat

While you can’t visit NYSCI in the real world, bring NYSCI to your virtual world with two sets of video conference backgrounds by the New York Hall of Science. Enjoy scenery from our Connected Worlds environments, or some architecture photography of our Great Hall and museum building.

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Modern science learning for the moment


Based on the West Nile Virus outbreak in New York, Transmissions: Gone Viral is an interactive graphic novel about viruses and superhero scientists. Click to read!

At NYSCI, we aim to create a future fueled by invention

A Community Partner.

NYSCI serves the most diverse audience of any science museum in America. We strive to make a difference in science learning, hyper-locally and globally, with our digital tools, online resources and apps.


Community Engagement
NYSCI Neighbors

NYSCI is collaborating with the local community to build a rich ecosystem of STEM opportunities for educators, young people, & families in Queens.

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What is the Designers-in-Residence Program?

NYSCI is seeking deep engagements with local thinkers, creators, makers, educators, artists, technicians, architects, and engineers working in and around the design community for the second year of its Designers-in-Residence (DiR) Program.

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