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New York Hall of Science

4701 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368-2950
+1 718-699-0005
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Very hands on

Nicely thought out series of activities for kids, from about 5 to 12. Well staffed by high school... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunnyside, New York
OK to entertain kids but not educate them

I brought an 11 year old visitor from France, who is a science buff, to the New York Hall of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Larry C
Brooklyn Heights, NY
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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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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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4701 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368-2950
+1 718-699-0005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely thought out series of activities for kids, from about 5 to 12. Well staffed by high school age "helpers" who know what they are doing and have a nice manner.

Thank JulesVerne1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought an 11 year old visitor from France, who is a science buff, to the New York Hall of Science. It was high on his list of things to do on his first visit to NYC. He thought the museum was more about games...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Lots of hands-on exhibits for people of all ages. Really interesting and fun displays, indoors and out.

1  Thank Daphne S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 30 August 2017

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

1  Thank gzwmom2015
Reviewed 26 August 2017

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

3  Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed 16 August 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 14 August 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 11 August 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 29 July 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
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Arsenio R
15 September 2017|
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Response from vlcnyc21 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, never went with a group. sorry.
12 August 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.
Susan T
22 August 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