Available Fall 2020! Inquire for special pricing and details: 607-272-0600 x128

Sonic Sensation

Discover the awesome power of sound! Create sound waves in a tube. Match mystery sounds. Test your hearing. Sort high and low pitches on a turntable. Can you locate a cricket and cat in a kitchen just by listening? Mix a soundtrack. Launch a sound wave toward an eardrum. How many decibels can you produce with your own voice? Team up and let out a roar in the Scream Chamber!

  • Designed for a family audience
  • Size: 1,500 sq. ft.
  • Flexible layout, easy moving and installation
  • Minimal storage required
  • Rental Fee: $19,500 for 3-1/2+ months
  • Shipping: 1 truck

  • Sound waves are all around us.
  • Sound waves hit our eardrums and send signals to our brains.
  • Sound is measured in decibels and pitches.
  • You can measure your own voice in the Scream Chamber, and compare your decibels to a friend’s.
  • When you test your own hearing, you may discover that your left and right ears hear differently.
  • If you listen carefully, you can find something by using just your ears.
  • Learn how to protect your hearing for lifelong health.

[Spring 2020: Booked]
[Summer 2020: Booked]
Fall 2021: Available
Spring 2021: Available
[Summer 2021: Booked]
Fall 2021: Available
Spring 2022 & Beyond: Inquire for Availability

For additional information, contact Sharon Smallwood at (607) 272-0600 ×128.


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  • Sunday, 12 pm - 4 pm
  • *Open holiday Mondays, 10 am - 4 pm

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