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Rose Center for Earth and Space, New York City

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#5 of 7 in Childrens Museums in New York City
Observatory Architectural Building
Get ready to learn about space and the stars at Rose Center for Earth and Space. With a newly redesigned aesthetic and revamped exhibits, the venue provides an appealing educational experience to children and adults alike. Go through the museum to learn about various stars, explore the science behind astronomy, and inspect numerous photographs. Afterwards, sit down to watch one of their informative shows, which change regularly (check the website to see what's on). Plan your visit to Rose Center for Earth and Space and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our New York City trip itinerary planner.
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  • I visited the Rose Center for Earth and Space today while waiting for my companion, who gives guided tours in French to visitors to the museum. The Center continues to improve as we learn more and mor...  more »
  • I visited the old planetarium as a youngster , teenager. Young adult, father and finally grandfather but the new one. The rose center is miles ahead. I have seen opera here and been to a party. This p...  more »
  • On the upper west side and in night at the Museum of natural history museum. In contrast with the natural history Museum of Stone Rose Center is a modern building. Rose Center, space theme is Planetarium is.
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  • The theater was amazing. Highly recommended
  • I'm not a museum person but anything to do with space has always intrigued me. The space shows I saw here today were spectacular. The Big Bang Theater was a circular theater with an inverted dome in the center that everyone stood around. The show was only a couple of minutes long, but it made me feel like I was flying through the cosmos. The Hayden Planetarium had a space show on Dark Matter. This blows away any other planetarium I have ever been to before. It was like watching an IMAX space movie on the curved roof. The seats even vibrated during the show. Well worth the price of admission just for this wing of the museum. Tip: Buy your tickets online before you go to save on waiting in line at the museum. I walked right up to the Will Call window on the lower level and went right into the museum.
  • Kids (6 years) really got into big bang timeline. They were also intrigued with the concept that their weight could be different on different celestial bodies. They also found meteor very interesting.
  • I never when't here ):
  • By far the best part of visiting the American Museum of Natural History. Be prepared for queuing though.

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