10 Best Science Museums in New York, NY


If your kids love science and you live in New York, or if you’re heading there for your next family vacation, you’re in luck! New York has an amazing variety of science museums to choose from.

The American Museum of Natural History lets your budding paleontologists get their dinosaur “fix”. Stunning science centers like the New York Hall of Science and the Liberty Science Center offer a wide variety of hands-on interactive exhibits. The unique National Museum of Mathematics showcases the beauty of mathematical principles in a family-friendly, kid-accessible way.

Military history and aerospace history buffs will enjoy visiting the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. And train buffs will learn about the history and science of transportation at the New York Transit Museum. And of course no visit to New York will be complete without a visit to the world-famous Hayden Planetarium. Even if you didn’t care for astronomy before your visit, you will fall in love with it by the time you leave.

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