Explore the latest interactive exhibits, experiences, and learning opportunities at miSci.

Explore the latest interactive exhibitions, experiences, and learning opportunities at miSci, which uses its 12,000 square feet of gallery space to present a unique blend of history and hands-on science, with an emphasis on innovation and technology.

Many of miSci’s exhibits feature artifacts from its extensive collection and archive. Collectively, they tell the stories of scientific innovation and advancement from around the globe. The Museum’s photographic collection is one of the largest in the U.S. and includes more than 1.6 million prints and negatives that document some of the most significant moments in the history of science and technology.

Engineering the Perfect Shot!

Engineering the Perfect Shot!

Engineering the Perfect Shot! features nine interactive, miniature golf holes, each designed to demonstrate a concept from the science of physics. Observe projectile motion, kinetic friction, collision, and more as you play a full round of miniature golf. Players track their progress and plan shots using a digital scorecard, accessible with any smart device, as well as access bonus materials associated with each hole.

The exhibition is included in the price of general admission. Click here for tickets.

Model Train Show 2020

Model Train Show 2020

Celebrate the holidays with miSci’s Model Train Show. This exhibit features a 19 x 27-foot model train display that includes scenes that depict how trains transformed transportation and impacted the growth of the country. It features five concurrently running tracks weaving through amusement parks, a vintage Plasticville town, and freight yards. Passengers, freight, and more travel the main loop as vintage equipment loads logs and more onto the short line.

This year’s presentation also includes a display of vintage transportation toys, including Lionel trains from the 1930s through the 1950s, antique models of old ALCO steam locomotives, model boats including a 19th century model of a Hudson River steamboat, and a 1920s model of the USS Constitution built from wood removed from the Constitution’s hull during a 1927 restoration.

miSci’s Model Train Show is included in the price of general admission. Click here for tickets.

Sponsored by the Capital District Transportation Authority and the Revolution Rail Company.