Front lobby on a busy morning

Hours & Prices

Regular Hours:

  • Mon, Tue: Closed*
  • Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 10am – 5pm
  • Thu: 10am – 8pm (half-price admission starting at 4pm)

IMAX Movies

  • Wed – Sun: noon – 5pm

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


Summer Hours (June 26 – August 27):

  • Seven Days A Week: 10am – 5pm*

IMAX Movies

  • Tue – Sun: noon – 5pm

*The MOST is open until 8pm on Thursday with half-price admission starting at 4pm


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

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



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
  • Children: Ages 2-11
  • Seniors: 65 and up

With proper identification, the following receive free MOST exhibit admission:

  • Current New York State Teachers
  • Active Duty Military
  • Military Veterans

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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