Featured Exhibition

Toys: The Inside Story

Winter Exhibition

Now On Display

Peek inside some popular toys! Explore linkages, cams, pulleys and circuits. Steady your hands and win at OperationĀ®! Activate different electrical circuits. Discover what makes Jack jump. Crank gears and make toys spin! Find out which mechanisms make toys move, and how!

Special Floor Programs:

Balancing Clowns: Help your clown perform an amazing trick!
Snowflake Symmetry: Create your own snowflake
Compound Eye Challenge: Can you solve a puzzle using the eyes of a mosquito?
Mirror Magic: Explore symmetry using mirrors
Straw Rockets: Build a rocket and use your lung power to blast off!


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Sciencenter 601 1st Street Ithaca, NY 14850
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Museum & Store Hours

  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm*
  • Sunday, 12 pm - 5 pm
  • *Open holiday Mondays and Mondays in July and August, 10 am - 5 pm

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