Specialty Museum Access Programs

 

Urban Advantage Science Initiative Program

NYSCI participates in the Urban Advantage Science Initiative program. UA Vouchers give UA Students and their families (Student + up to 3 guests) FREE admission to 8 participating NYC cultural institutions. In order to reserve your tickets online, you will need to provide your Voucher ID Number during the checkout process.

Click here for more information about the Urban Advantage Science Initiative program.

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Association of Science & Technology Centers (ASTC) Museum Passport Program

NYSCI participates in the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) museum passport program. If you have a membership to a participating museum which qualifies for free reciprocal admission to NYSCI according to the program guidelines, you may purchase your tickets online, and show your qualifying membership card & photo ID upon arrival to NYSCI.

Click here to view a list of ASTC participating museums and passport program guidelines.

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Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Museum Passport Program

NYSCI participates in the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) museum passport program. If you have a membership to a participating museum which qualifies for discounted reciprocal admission to NYSCI according to the program guidelines, you may purchase your tickets online, and show your qualifying membership card & photo ID upon arrival to NYSCI.

Click here to view a list of ACM participating museums and passport program guidelines.

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Blue Star Museums Program

NYSCI participates in the Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families.

The 2021 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day—Saturday, May 15, 2021, and ends on Labor Day—Monday, September 6, 2021. For more information on Blue Star Museums, please see the FAQ page of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Cool Culture Pass

Cool Culture is a citywide cultural access program which provides 50,000 families in 450 Early Childhood Centers and Title 1 Department of Education schools with a Cool Culture Family Pass that offers families a year of unlimited, free admission for up to five people to our 90 New York City cultural institution partners.NYSCI provides free access for up to 5 people per Cool Culture pass.

Click here for more information about the cool culture access program.

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Corporate Partners

NYSCI is proud to partner with a host of various corporations dedicated to STEM learning and access. If you are an employee of one of our Corporate Partners, you may book your tickets online, and show your qualifying employee status (including employee ID) upon arrival to NYSCI.

Click here to view a list of our active Corporate Partners, and the associated benefits you qualify for.

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Other Programs

If you qualify for one of the following programs, please visit the front desk upon arrival to redeem your offer:

– American Alliance of Museums*
– Cultural Passport*
– Museum Employee*
– Museums Council Pass*
– Teacher*
– Free Passes
– KidStuff Coupon
– KidPass Voucher
– NY Pass

*ID required

To reserve a visit during Friday free hours (2-5pm), CLICK HERE.