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Established for the 1964-1965 World's Fair and located in New York's Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the Hall of Science offers over 400 exhibits and activities dedicated to making the learning of science, technology, engineering, and math fun for children and adults. Only a few years after its opening, the museum saw crowds of over 10,000 in a single weekend and had hosted one million visitors within its first few years. Tens of millions more have enjoyed this educational museum over the past fifty years.

  • The New York Hall of Science is one of the largest science and technology museums in the United States.
  • The Long Island Press of April 3, 1968 shows Flushing Meadows park as it transitioned from the World's Fair to its current use as an urban park anchored by the Hall of Science and other museums.
  • The first exhibit in the museum's Great Hall was inspired by Frank Capra's film Rendezvous in Space