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Museum of Innovation and Science

15 Nott Terrace Hts, Schenectady, NY 12308-3143
+1 518-382-7890
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Small but fun

This is a small museum but everything us hands on and it is great for small kids/kids under 10. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kathat086
via mobile
Space Program "Wonderful"

During a recent visit to Schenectady we visited the Museum. We had a guided tour by the Marketing... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Mike E
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Buffalo, New York
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15 Nott Terrace Hts, Schenectady, NY 12308-3143
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"butterfly exhibit"
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"small planetarium"
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"kids love"
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"water table"
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"all ages"
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"interesting items"
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"great place for kids"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum but everything us hands on and it is great for small kids/kids under 10. The planetarium show was the best part! It was really awesome.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

During a recent visit to Schenectady we visited the Museum. We had a guided tour by the Marketing Director who was very informed and proud of her product. We walked through a number of exhibits from wind, rain, observatory, but the one that really grabbed...More

Thank Mike E
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had traveled about 30 minutes out of our way to go to this museum, hoping for a unique science museum experience, but it was not what I expected. I think it is a good thing to have in the space and it had some...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I took my 4 year old granddaughter to the museum especially to see the planetarium show. I knew it would be crowded as it was vacation week. The place was packed..people parking on and ruining the lawn as the paved lot was full. Very blah...More

2  Thank kelly48571
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Relatively small compared to other science museums I have been to (Buffalo, Syracuse) but still fun for kids. I liked the museum section that had old GE appliances. Worth a visit if you have children.

Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We took our twin granddaughters (5) here over the Christmas holidays....and I don't know who had more fun, the girls or their daddy or their grandparents! It was a fascinating morning with so many interesting things to see and do for everyone. The time just...More

Thank Marilyn P
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We took our grandchildren to the museum on an icy day and it had something to catch the interest of all. The trains were wonderful and the hands on exhibits were the best. Although it's a small museum, attempts to modernize are greatly appreciated by...More

Thank sheilal921
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have been here more than once for a reason. Go see. Very informative, Certain displays are hands on.

Thank SkyTop4
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Have been to this museum twice on two separate visits in the last 30 days, and have really enjoyed both times. Both times I was there it was very quite with almost no visitors...lucky me! Lots of interesting information.

Thank Randall B
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This place is small, allot 1 to 2 hours at most. Lots of things for young kids but not much to do for older kids IMO. If you have a membership to science centers in other states, you can get in for free via the...More

Thank lostinatlanta
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schwabcarol
14 August 2017|
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Response from Randall B | Reviewed this property |
The Amtrak station is @ Liberty & Erie just walk up Liberty about three blocks and turn right on Nott Terrace and cross the street go half block and turn right, go up hill on Nott Terrace Heights one block and your @ the... More
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Eileen K
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Response from GBlue | Reviewed this property |
For adults, it's about $15 with planetarium admittance. For children, it's about $10 with planetarium admittance.
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