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The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (The Junior Museum)

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To Be Clear: this is a smaller museum and is for very young children. (My kids are 11 and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Albany, New York
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Small. Not a big time commitment. Very good

Went on a Sunday afternoon. Have a membership at my local science museum so with the reciprocal... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Baldwinsville, United States
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CMOST provides an engaging, child-directed learning environment which enables children to learn and grow through play. Designed for children ages 18 months through the tween years, the Museum enables children to investigate, observe, analyze, and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
250 Jordan Rd, (in the Rensselaer Tech Park), Troy, NY 12180-8394
+1 518-235-2120
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

To Be Clear: this is a smaller museum and is for very young children. (My kids are 11 and under). We have gone here before and liked it. I was curious if my kids had outgrown it so we got a family pass from our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cooms2014
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This place is tiny, we only visited because we got in for free with our Franklin Institute reciprocal membership. The place is only good for ages 8 and younger, and 8 is really pushing it. There really isn't much to do or see. We are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wolfman2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Went hoping for a nice learning experience. Instead, I was faced with animals in tiny cages, dirty aquariums and the saddest owl and rabbit I've ever seen. The rest of the museum was fine, but I couldn't get beyond the animal housing. Just depressing.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank rjandre
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We took our 4 year old to the museum and she was thrilled. The exhibitions were excellent, the demonstrations well done. There are lots of things to see and do. The small animals and fish and and information were good and the play areas held...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 740Elly48
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum with our 2 year old son. It was very small and there where two very large Birthday parties on go on, with a lot of older kids running around and not really being watched. My son really seemed to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Natasha P
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Went on a Sunday afternoon. Have a membership at my local science museum so with the reciprocal agreement I got in for free with the family. But I think this place runs about $5 per person. Very cool water and animal exhibits about the Hudson...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jeremyb821
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Took our grandsons aged 8 & 4 to this happening museum and were not disappointed. There were many activities to engage & interest both of them. Science related, commerce related & just plain fun. We too enjoyed ourselves learning new concepts and revisiting old basic...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank prabharao
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Tucked away county children museum.. Simple presentations of building supplies, variety of live & staged animals, aquarium, as well as shells & microscope opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Neal and Betsy B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a good time here with our two year old. Lots of animals which she enjoyed but not a lot of exhibits. We were finished in less than an hour. The place seems a little run down, but a great concept to encourage young...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank elizabethdzw
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My kids enjoyed their visit. It was a great for an afternoon. Staff were really nice and answered all their questions.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jenn B
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