Film & Photo Shoots
From television and movie production to indoor and outdoor photo shoots, NYSCI has the perfect backdrop for your filming or photography needs.
The Great Hall
Our iconic Great Hall is included in our available spaces after undergoing a $25 million restoration, looking as good as it did at the 1964 World’s Fair when it was designed by renowned architect Wallace Harrison.
- Square Feet7,000
- Reception Capacity500 guests
- Banquet350 guests
- Theater500 guests
The Anthony Viscusi Gallery
Surrounded by white walls, this oval-shaped room is your personal canvas. A 4,000-square-foot gallery space, the Viscusi provides flexibility and customization for your shoot.
- Dimensions88 x 55
- Square Feet4,000
- Reception Capacity350 guests
- Banquet275 guests
- Theater300 guests
- Classroom200 guests
- U-Shape100 guests
Featuring over 250 hands-on exhibits, the Central Pavilion provides an intriguing backdrop for photography and filming.
The Terrace is perfect for your outdoor gathering in warmer months. With over 10,000 square feet of space, the Terrace can be configured to suit your exact needs.
This fully equipped facility can seat up to 310 and provides a perfect stage space for your shooting needs.
- Square Feet4,000
- Reception CapacityN/A
- Theater302 guests
Our spacious dining area can accommodate up to 230 guests and can be customized to suit your filming needs.
Rocket Park and Rocket Park Mini Golf
The 9-hole miniature course winds beneath NYSCI’s signature 1964 World’s Fair rockets. This outdoor space creates an outrageous backdrop for any outdoor shoot.
In addition to endless fun, our playground provides a beautiful photo or filming backdrop.
Rotunda And Gallery
A circular bi-level rotunda with floor-to-ceiling windows provides ample natural light and an interesting backdrop.
- Dimensions62 X 62
- Square Feet3,800
- Reception Capacity200 guests
- Banquet200 guests