Monday - Saturday, 9AM - 5PM
Sunday, 12 - 5PM

miSci will be closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Planetarium Show Times


General Admission*

General Admission
PLUS Planetarium (one show)^
Reciprocal Membership: FREE $5.00
Children (3-12):
Seniors Citizens (65+):
Adults (13+):

* Includes admission to all exhibits and floor programs
^additional shows can be purchased at $5/show

GE Kids in FREE Days

  • Sundays, Nov. 5 through Dec. 31, 2017 (except Dec. 24)
  • GE Employees (with ID) will also receive Buy 1, Get 1 Free admission on GE Kids in Free Days

miSci is a Blue Star Museum
Active Duty Military, National Guard and Reserve receive free general museum admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

miSci accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

miSci Photography Policies:
  - Promotional Photography Policy
  - Third Party Photo/Video Policy

How to Get to miSci

Directions From Thruway:

NYS Thruway to Exit 25. Follow I-890 west to Exit 5 - Broadway and bear to the right. Go to the first traffic light on Broadway and take a right on to Millard Street. Continue on Millard Street through 3 intersections, which takes you across Albany Street and State Street. After you cross State Street, Millard Street will become Nott Terrace. Take the second right on Nott Terrace to Nott Terrace Heights. Go to the top of the hill. miSci is on your right.

Directions From Northway:

Take the Northway to Exit 6 and take Route 7 west towards Schenectady. Follow Route 7 about 6 miles to Union Street. Take Union Street to Nott Terrace and turn left. Turn left on Nott Terrace Heights. Go to the top of the hill. miSci is on your right.

Directions From Route 146:

Directions from Clifton Park, Mechanicville (Route 146) - Stay on 146 over the Rexford Bridge to Balltown Road.  Stay on Balltown Road to the intersection of Union Street (Route 7).  Take a right onto Union Street.  Take Union Street to Union College area and turn left on Nott Terrace.  Go through first intersection (Eastern Avenue) and take your first left after that (Nott Terrace Heights).  Go to the top of the hill.  miSci is on your right.

Directions From Amsterdam:

Take Route 5 through the Village of Scotia. Cross the Scotia Bridge and stay on State Street in Schenectady. Continue on State Street bearing right where the road forks. Turn left at the first intersection and continue straight across to Nott Terrace. Turn right on Nott Terrace Heights. Go to the top of the hill. miSci is on your right.


You can make a difference in the lives of others.

Volunteers are needed in Archives, Education, the Museum Gift Shop, Guest Services, and for Special Events, Ad Hoc, and Behind the Scenes.

Learn more about:
Volunteer Opportunities
Benefits & Requirements
Getting Started

Volunteer Benefits:
On the job training
Rewarding work
New experiences
Personal satisfaction
Special volunteer benefits & discounts

Questions? Email: or call 518.382.7890 

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