Front lobby on a busy morning

Hours & Prices

Opening for weekends only starting August 1, 2020. Check our Visit Page for more information.

Summer Hours

  • Mon – Fri : Closed
  • Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday Hours

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

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

  • Children under the age of 2 receive free exhibit admission
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

**Must be a New York State resident – NYS EBT Card Program

FREE MOST exhibit admission for:

    • Current New York State Teachers with proper identification
    • Veterans and Active Military, details below

Learn about group rates, here.

New 2020 Veteran and Active Military Discounts

  • Veterans and active military receive free admission every day
  • Veterans and active military receive free admission for one guest weekdays
  • Veterans and active military receive 15% off memberships
By showing your service ID at the front desk, grants you the ability to receive free admission, and discounted membership. Thank you for your service.

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.


Sensory friendly kits are available to sign out from the Science Shop at your convenience. Kits contain a variety of items to help make your MOST experience great!

Enjoy the MOST café with ample seating and vending machines. The MOST allows covered drinks, and the ability to order food to the Museum from downtown restaurants.

The Family Place is an area for tending to the needs of babies and young children. All parents and guardians are welcome to use the quiet space for necessary parental duties. Amenities include rocking chairs, bottle warmer, changing table, and a toddler table with books.

Sensory Friendly Time offers a designated quiet area in the Cosmic Connections exhibit where participants can relax, regroup and enjoy sensory friendly activities. The Museum turns down the noise, turns off flashing lights, shuts off the air compressors, and turns on the house lights so people with sensory processing challenges can enjoy the MOST.

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.