Front lobby on a busy morning

Hours & Prices

The MOST is regularly open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Thursday night hours will return beginning April 6, when the MOST will stay open until 8 p.m. with hands-on activities. Admission will be half-price after 4 p.m. on late night Thursdays.

We are open on Mondays and Tuesdays for local school vacations. The museum will be open every day from April 14 through April 23 for spring break with additional hands-on activities. The MOST is open on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day. The MOST is closed on July Fourth, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

With proper identification, current New York State teachers, all active duty military, and military veterans can tour the MOST’s exhibits for free.

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

Ticket Type Members Nonmembers
Adults Children & Seniors Adults Children & Seniors
Exhibit Halls Free Free $12 $10
Add Planetarium Presentation Free Free $2 $2
IMAX Movie $7 $6 $10 $8
Combo: Exhibits & IMAX NA NA $20 $16

Nonmembers are charged the children’s price for ages 2 through 11. Seniors are visitors age 65 and older.

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