The New York Hall of Science occupies one of the few remaining structures of the 1964 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the borough of Queens in New York City. Today, it stands as New York City's only hands-on science and technology center. The more than 450 hands-on exhibits explore biology, chemistry and physics.
NYSCI is wheelchair accessible and strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities. The entrance has no exterior or interior steps. All exhibition galleries, the auditorium, restrooms, the Café and Science Shop are wheelchair accessible.
Appropriately documented guide dogs and animals for assisted therapy are welcome at NYSCI.
NYSCI provides fun, educational learning experiences for visitors of all ages. Our programs are designed by experienced educators trained to work with both children and adults.
NYSCI Explainers demonstrate the exciting properties of chemistry, physics, biology, and more right before your eyes during these interactive 15-minute demonstrations. Free with NYSCI admission. View schedule here.
Restrooms are equipped with diaper changing stations.
Visitor Services or Security staff are available to assist with First Aid. Staff can provide band-aids and ice packs for minor injuries. No internal medications can be dispensed by NYSCI staff.
Women are free to nurse throughout the museum. Access to a more private space is available upon request.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For general NYSCI information, call 718-699-0005.