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601 First Street
Ithaca, NY

Phone: (607) 272-0600 - Tty: -

Statement of Purpose

We invite people of all ages to experience the excitement of science. 
Visit to plan your visit and get ready to look, touch, listen and discover!

Highlights & Collections

The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers visitors of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor science park and a seasonal miniature golf course.

Meet live sea stars, urchins and hermit crabs during touch tank hours (see web site or call for details), experiment with science discovery kits, visit planets and stars, see the constellations in our local night sky with the “Mars and Stars” exhibition, and connect with your inner artist at the Reinvention Station. Journey through the solar system on the Sagan Planet Walk with a free audio tour featuring Bill Nye, The Science Guy.

Current Exhibits and Upcoming Special Events



Admission & Directions:

The Sciencenter is located at 601 1st Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

  1. Take Third Street south from NYS Route 13 (look for the signs).
  2. Turn left immediately onto Franklin Street

At times the left turn onto Franklin Street is too congested. Instead, stay on 3rd Street for one additional block and turn left onto Adams Street. Turn left again at the stop sign onto First Street - proceed one block.

The Sciencenter is at the corner of 1st and Franklin Streets.

Key Personnel:

Charlie Trautmann, Executive Director

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