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Museum of Science & Technology (MOST)

500 S Franklin St, Armory Square, Syracuse, NY 13202-1245
+1 315-425-9068
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Great museum! Dinosaur bones, big indoor playground, tons of hands on science exhibits, IMAX... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Kym_Keil
via mobile
It is designed for kids, of little interest to adults

My visit to the museum did not last very long as I realized that the exhibits were designed for... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Marc L
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Montreal, Canada
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The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology is a preeminent science and technology institution, inspiring all generations through hands-on education and entertainment. The Museum is home to 35,000 square feet of exhibit space, the only domed IMAX in New York State and the Silverman Planetarium. The MOST offers an array of educational activities and is a great place to host a birthday party, company event or team meeting.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 S Franklin St, Armory Square, Syracuse, NY 13202-1245
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Great museum! Dinosaur bones, big indoor playground, tons of hands on science exhibits, IMAX, planetarium, demonstrations, rocks & minerals, rock wall, craft station, snack bar, gift shop & more! Absolutely no late admission to IMAX shows, so plan ahead. We missed the show by 2...More

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MOSTSyracuse, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

We hope to see you again soon! Thank you for your time sharing your awesome MOST experience.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My visit to the museum did not last very long as I realized that the exhibits were designed for kids, as interactive displays. As an engineer, I also found that it only explained the very basic principles. So it seems to be quite popular for...More

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Andrew H, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for visiting the MOST! The museum greatly values the work engineers do each day within our community, and we encourage you to bring along "the next generation" of engineers on your next visit to discover, learn and play.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

What I Liked About the Museum The toothpick sculptures were interesting, I suppose. What I Didn't Like About the Museum The Planetarium was very mundane, and not spectacular at all. The mouse car virtual ride was pretty low-tech as well. Nothing else even caught my...More

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Andrew H, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for joining us at the MOST!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went on a Sunday and there were kids everywhere. Its not MOST's fault but if you aren't going with any children I would stay away from the weekend. It was pretty cool especially the lower level exhibit and the toothpick museum upstairs. Many of...More

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Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking time to offer a review. This past weekend was the last before CNY students went back to school, and we had a packed house! We hope you enjoyed your time with us. The MOST looks forward to hosting you again soon.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We visited with our grand children, ages 8-14. This museum is huge! You can easily spend four hours visiting the exhibits and going to the IMAX and planetarium shows. Personally, I'd skip the planetarium - it was pretty basic. The IMAX was well worth the...More

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Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear you and your family had a wonderful time with us. Please keep in mind that you are more than welcome to order food directly to the museum for eating in the cafe! We hope...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Great science museum located in a very easily accessible area with plenty of nearby parking. Many great exhibits that cover a large variety of topics and interests. Toothpick world was a hit with all the kids. Remarkable architectural masterpieces and true works of art. The...More

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Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Thanks for joining us at the MOST! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We went to visit here with another family and had a great time. The displays were great and we also did the Planetarium. It was a great day. Definitely a place we will go again.

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Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

So happy to hear you had a great time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Aww this was really a nice museum we really had fun visiting. The children enjoyed checking things out the aquarium the glob the ball maze it was just an awesome place to be. I would definitely recommend this museum.

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Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Thanks so much for visiting! We enjoyed hosting you and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to go with kids age 5 and up. There is a large variety of exhibits. There is an Imax theater. We didn't see a movie but you can see the projector which is cool. There are model trains, a huge...More

Thank Amy C
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Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a MUST SEE for anyone with kids (ages 2-10)- several exhibits including a play tower with tunnels, rope bridges, twisting tube slide. Exhibits are very informative- lots of interactive stuff to do- flight simulators were amazing! Virtual reality basketball was cool. They staff...More

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Management response:Responded 2 August 2017

Thanks for joining us! We are so glad you and your boys had a great experience and look forward to seeing you soon.

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Angela H
6 January 2018|
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Response from MOSTSyracuse | Property representative |
The MOST is currently offering three planetarium shows on weekends, and they will be offered every day during the upcoming Winter Recess school break when the Museum is open every day. The Seasonal Sky planetarium show... More
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