Science Playground

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
It's 60,000 square feet of outdoor fun! Through dozens of playground elements like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind and w... more
It's 60,000 square feet of outdoor fun! Through dozens of playground elements like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind and water. The New York Hall of Science unveiled its outdoor Science Playground in 1997 to help the public experience aspects of science and technology through the sensations of their entire bodies. In 2007, the Hall doubled the size of the popular outdoor Science Playground with 30,000 square feet of exhibits designed for children ages 6 and younger. Through playground elements, like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight, simple machines and sun, wind and water. As the largest Science Playground in the United States, the Hall's playground fosters a better relationship with science through personal discovery and participation. Designed by Hall staff and a team led by BKSK Architects, the 60,000 square-foot Science Playground includes over two-dozen playground elements, outdoor dining area, landscaped park and a colorful, inviting, resilient play surfa... more
It's 60,000 square feet of outdoor fun! Through dozens of playground elements like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind and water.

The New York Hall of Science unveiled its outdoor Science Playground in 1997 to help the public experience aspects of science and technology through the sensations of their entire bodies. In 2007, the Hall doubled the size of the popular outdoor Science Playground with 30,000 square feet of exhibits designed for children ages 6 and younger.

Through playground elements, like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight, simple machines and sun, wind and water. As the largest Science Playground in the United States, the Hall's playground fosters a better relationship with science through personal discovery and participation.

Designed by Hall staff and a team led by BKSK Architects, the 60,000 square-foot Science Playground includes over two-dozen playground elements, outdoor dining area, landscaped park and a colorful, inviting, resilient play surface made of six-inch thick ground rubber.

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Science Playground

Wed, February 01
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Thu, February 02
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Fri, February 03
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Sat, February 04
10:00AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Sun, February 05
10:00AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Tue, February 07
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Wed, February 08
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Thu, February 09
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Fri, February 10
9:30AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Sat, February 11
10:00AM
$
$15 – Adults
$12 – Children: (2-17, college w/ID)
$12 – Seniors (age 62 & over)
Members: Free

September-June, free admission is offered Friday between 2-5pm and Sundays between 10 and 11am. Free hours are suspended in July and August.

Science Playground
$4 per person
$3 for groups
Occurs 144 more times through Jul 29

New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368
(718) 699-0005

Schedule

Feb 1, Wed 9:30AM - 2:00PM
Feb 2, Thu 9:30AM - 2:00PM
Feb 3, Fri 9:30AM - 5:00PM
Feb 4, Sat 10:00AM - 6:00PM
See complete schedule

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