601 First Street
Phone: (607) 272-0600 - Tty: -
Statement of Purpose
We invite people of all ages
experience the excitement of science.
to plan your visit and get ready to look, touch, listen and
Highlights & Collections
excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs
educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers visitors of all
ages more than
250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor
science park and a
seasonal miniature golf course.
Meet live sea stars, urchins and hermit crabs during touch tank
hours (see web
site or call for details), experiment with science discovery kits,
planets and stars, see the constellations in our local night sky
with the “Mars
and Stars” exhibition, and connect with your inner artist at the
Station. Journey through the solar system on the Sagan Planet Walk
with a free
audio tour featuring Bill Nye, The Science Guy.
Free Halloween Community Event(October)
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday noon - 5 p.m.
Open Mondays in July &
August, and holiday Mondays.
Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Admission & Directions:
Children (3-17 yrs) $6
Children under 3 yrs: Free
is located at
601 1st Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.
Third Street south from NYS Route 13 (look for the signs).
immediately onto Franklin Street
At times the left turn onto Franklin Street
congested. Instead, stay on 3rd Street for one additional block
and turn left
onto Adams Street. Turn left again at the stop sign onto First
Street - proceed
is at the corner of 1st and Franklin Streets.
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