Front lobby on a busy morning

Hours & Prices

Regular Hours

  • Mon, Tue: Closed*
  • Wed – Sun: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

IMAX Movies

  • Fri – Sun: Noon – 3 p.m.

*The MOST is open Mondays and Tuesdays during local school breaks and vacations

Second Thursday of every month

  • Thurs: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.*

*The MOST is Open Late Til 8 on the second Thursday of each month

Holiday Hours

The MOST will be OPEN on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day.

The MOST will be CLOSED on Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and Easter Sunday.


Ticket Type Members Nonmembers
Adults Children (2-11) & Seniors (65+) Adults Children & Seniors
Combo: Exhibits & IMAX NA NA $17 $15
Exhibit Halls Free Free $12 $10
Add Weekend Planetarium Presentation* Free Free $3 $3
IMAX Movie $5 $5 $6 $6
NYS EBT Card Program NA NA $2 $1
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

*Members need a ticket to attend a Planetarium show

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Group Rates

We offer special rates for groups of 15 or more from schools, preschools, and organizations, and groups of 10 or more from senior centers who book at least two weeks in advance.

 Ticket Type Price
Exhibit Halls $6/person
IMAX Movie $6/person
Combo: Exhibits & IMAX $12/person
Silverman Planetarium $100/show*

*Planetarium holds 50 people; multiple shows may be necessary for larger groups.

FREE MOST exhibit admission for:

  • Current New York State Teachers*
  • Active Duty Military*
  • Military Veterans*
  • Personal care attendants accompanying a MOST visitor

*with proper identification

Bank of America Museums on Us

Present your Bank of America credit or debit card at the MOST front desk during the first full weekend of every month and receive one free museum exhibit admission. Learn more about Bank of America Museums on Us.

Reciprocal membership

Members of science museums affiliated with the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) can tour MOST exhibits for free. The ASTC website lists museums that participate in the program, as well as any restrictions.

Download a Museum map to help you plan your visit.

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