Front lobby on a busy morning

Hours & Prices

The MOST is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays through Sundays, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is half-price after 4 p.m. on Thursdays. IMAX movies are offered noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

We are open on Mondays and Tuesdays for local school vacations. 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.

Beginning on Monday, June 26, the MOST will be open 10 a.m. to five p.m. seven days a week for the summer, with additional hours until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. IMAX movies will be shown noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Summer hours end on Sunday, Aug. 27. We will be closed on Fourth of July and Labor 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.

Download a museum map to help you plan your visit.

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