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Museum of Science & Technology

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Address: 500 S Franklin St, Armory Square, Syracuse, NY 13202-1245
Phone Number: 13154259068
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology is a hands-on...

The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology is a hands-on science museum for people of all ages covering everything from Nano science to dark matter. We have hundreds of exhibits filling 35,000 square feet of space, as well as the only public planetarium in Central New York and the only domed IMAX(R) theater in New York state. Our mission is to be a pre-eminent science and technology center, inspiring all generations through hands-on education and entertainment. Have the MOST fun while you discover, learn & play!

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The Most Fun?

The place has various science based things to do and learning experiences. It's good for a family or to take kids. I enjoyed it a bit to learning a little bit of science. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kirk E
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Syracuse, New York
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Ithaca, New York
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174 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When guests come to town, I like to drive to the Syracuse Museum of Science and Technology. Housed inside of the museum is a domed IMAX theater. A few different show are offered each day. The experience is so much more than a standard IMAX theater can provide. This domed IMAX theater is the only one in New York state... More 

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Thank kwebster2
MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We hope to see you again soon. Maria Welych Director of Marketing & Public Relations More 

Syracuse, New York
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has various science based things to do and learning experiences. It's good for a family or to take kids. I enjoyed it a bit to learning a little bit of science. The displace change now and again. It was fun.

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Thank Kirk E
MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are looking forward to seeing your family again. Maria Welych Director of Marketing & Public Relations More 

Syracuse, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is an average science museum. We ve been to better. We've been to worse. The glacial ice area is cool especially the waterfall. The planetarium is neat and educational. They change each season to what you would actually see in the sky at that time. Their temporary biomechanical exhibit is really nice especially the videos. We got in free... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you'll come back to check out our domed IMAX theater. – Maria Welych Director of Marketing & Public Relations marketingdirector@most.org More 

Minoa, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The MOST has many activities that stimulate children of all ages. Kids enjoy the ever Changing exhibits and activities. The IMAX theater is an on site bonus as well. Kids enjoy digging for bones or just climbing and jumping in the play area. Once your done you can stroll armory square for a snack too.I prefer the coffee shops across... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We hope you'll come back soon. -- Maria Welych, Director of Marketing & Public Relations marketingdirector@most.org More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Let me state upfront: nothing works. The pedals on the flight simulator are broken off, the ping pong ball designed to float on a stream of air is dented so it won't fly, the Morse code machine is improperly wired and makes horrible death rattles when used, and just about every other "interactive" exhibit has an Out of Order sign... More 

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that you had a bad experience during your visit. We are quite busy right now installing our new visiting exhibit, which opens Sept. 25, and I'm afraid we may have not had time to devote to fixing our current exhibits. Please contact me at marketingdirector@most.org because I'd like to make it up to you by inviting you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late in the day but were able to pack a lot into an hour. The climbing structure was great for our preschooler to burn off energy while the older kids enjoyed the interactive exhibits. Don't miss the toothpick sculptures on special exhibit!

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We hope you'll come back to visit again soon. – Maria Welych, Director of Marketing & Public Relations More 

Syracuse, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to take children of all ages. Very entertaining planetarium program. Not overly long and encourages kids to participate. Lots of hands on displays. Staff very friendly and helpful. We were there with three grandchildren ages 5, 3, and 20 months. Stayed about 2 hours and all three would have been happy to stay even longer

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Thank Deb S
MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We hope you'll come back to visit soon, perhaps after our exciting visiting exhibit "Nature's Machines: Biomechanics" opens on Sept. 25. – Maria Welych, director of marketing & public relations More 

New York City, New York
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4,004 reviews
1,993 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A very nice museum, Well laid out, with lots of interactive exhibits and things to explore. I think almost every age will enjoy it. Right downtown, with parking nearby.

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This was the second time I have been there, but I had both my teen and younger kids ages 6-7@15. The staff was helpful unfriendly they don't show the movies on Mondays but after I got home I looked at that and it was on the website so that was my mistake not theirs so Mondays are the deadest days... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were visiting a relative in the Syracuse area who suggested spending some time here. We spent all of a morning and much of an afternoon here. (We went out for lunch - we saved our tickets and it was no problem getting back in without having to pay admission again.) There were two children (gradeschool age) in our group.... More 

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Thank Nathan C
MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We hope you'll come back the next time you're in town. – Maria Welych, director of marketing & public relations More 

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