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Museum of Innovation and Science

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Interesting museum

I study neuroscience and thought that the brain section of the museum was very interesting and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brianna P
New York
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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 May 19, 2018
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15 Nott Terrace Hts, Schenectady, NY 12308-3143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I study neuroscience and thought that the brain section of the museum was very interesting and very informative. Also really enjoyed the GE exhibit. Was upset that we did not get to go into the planetarium, but otherwise, was a good visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brianna P
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Fascinating permanent and temporary exhibits .Excellent educational programs for schools in the surrounding counties Everyone loves the planetarium.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous museum - very friendly staff. Free lunch for the kids in the summer too! Museum was so good with excellent hands on activities - we kept a 4,6,8 and 9 year old occupied for two hours, then went to the planetarium to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Visited for the first time with my 9 yo. grandson. What a wonderful visit from the moment we entered the main entrance. All hands-on experiences. Where he didn't understand what he was learning, I did and came away with greater knowledge as well. From the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank rrrrbecca
Reviewed February 22, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank kelly48571
Reviewed January 31, 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jeremyb821
Reviewed January 24, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
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August 14, 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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June 24, 2015|
Response from GBlue | Reviewed this property |
For adults, it's about $15 with planetarium admittance. For children, it's about $10 with planetarium admittance.