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Childrens Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST)

The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) is the only science center in the Tech Valley designed for kids and parents.

Chartered by the Board of Regents on behalf of the NYS Education Department in 1954, the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) is the Region’s only science center designed specifically for children. In pursuit of our mission, CMOST provides an engaging, child-directed learning environment which enables children to learn and grow through play. Designed for children ages 18 months through the tween years, the Museum enables children to investigate, observe, analyze, and build in a pressure-free environment by pairing innovative educational tools and techniques with engaging exhibits and facilitated programming to support active learning. CMOST offers a unique suite of STE(a)M learning experiences including school and community programs; tinkering workshops; summer and vacation day camps; camp-ins; and daily Museum Educator facilitated activities that help children make important connections between science, the world and everyday life. Beyond the Museum, CMOST’s Traveling Programs feature hands-on STE(a)M activities, turning classrooms, libraries and community centers into learning labs Please, explore our museum, explore our website, and share your vision with us! Many of our workshops and special programs are free to our members, so if you've not yet joined, http://www.cmost.org/page/join-18.html become a member today

Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Can't get your group to The Museum? Let CMOST bring The Museum to you! CMOST Traveling Programs are incredibly popular and provide a great educational opportunity featuring hands-on science activities.