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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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Nice place to bring the kids

Small museum but has alot of hands on things for the kids to do. The IMAX is amazing and offers a few different movies to choose from. Nice place to spend the afternoon with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2015
Anneke H
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Syracuse, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Took our kids here while we were in Syracuse visiting family. This is a very hands on museum and was entertaining for my 3 year old as well as my 16 year old.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Fun for kids, ok for adults. Good IMAX theater. Young kids love the climbing area. I am fascinated by the rube goldberg machine. I take the grandkids about 1x a year,, and we all enjoy it.

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Thank sethelm
New Hartford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Great resource for Central New York. Well worth it to drive here from an hour or more away. Kids love it here and so do I. The biggest challenge sometimes is finding parking close. The IMAX theater is a great place to watch a movie for both entertainment and education.

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Small museum but has alot of hands on things for the kids to do. The IMAX is amazing and offers a few different movies to choose from. Nice place to spend the afternoon with the kids. The parking and access to the museum in the winter isn't the greatest and the building/exhibits could be better maintained. Other then that no... More 

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

We were amazed with the Museum of Science & Technology (M.O.S.T.). Had no idea such a place existed in Syracuse. A magnificent experience, especially in the Omnitheatre. It's a magnificent IMAX Theatre showing a variety of different features. We chose "THE VOLCANOES OF THE DEEP" a fascinating look at the sea life in the very depths of the Ocean, &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

My grandkids love it. Geared towards elementary school age children. Exhibits change periodically and the IMAX theater is great.

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Thank rospe55
MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. We also think our IMAX theater is pretty great. Did you know it's the only domed IMAX theater in Upstate New York? The only other one is on Long Island. If your grandchildren live close by, we have a special grandparents membership you might be interested in. Let me know and I can... More 

nfo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

some really cool things to do like the helicopter simulator, unfortunately few things were not working which would have been nice to do... not a very large complex as other science museums but worth a visit in my opinion.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

It was a nice little museum. The price was reasonable especially if you add the IMAX movie. It didn't require a lot of time, just a couple hours, and it is not a huge incredibly impressive museum, but all in all very enjoyable.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you'll come again. More 

Canton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

We took our three boys here this weekend since a friend suggested it. The boys had a great time with the interactive exhibits, play areas and climbing wall. They even got to watch some staff make ice cream with liquid nitrogen and have a sample after! They loved it! We spent 4 hours and easily could have spent another 4.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit. You came during our NanpDays celebration, when we have lots of extra hands-on activities throughout the museum. A good tip for you and other visitors: Check our website calendar for special activities before you come. That way, you can time your visit to coincide with the activities you want to do. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

As a Canadian traveler, I wasn't sure what to expect. This went above my expectations and I can't wait to go back!

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

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we eagerly await your return. More 

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