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Science & Learning in Central New York

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> See All Things Oz at the Wizard of Oz Museum in Chittenango

219 Genesee St, Chittenango, NY

The museum is home to thousands of pieces of memorabilia and collectibles related to the popular MGM movie, "The Wizard of Oz"

> Discovery Center of the Southern Tier

60 Morgan Road, Binghamton, NY 13903

This 22,500-square-foot Discovery Center is a hands-on children's museum created for, with and by children with 30 play-and-learn exhibits

> Everson Museum of Art

401 Harrison St., Syracuse, NY 13202

The Everson Museum is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics and pioneering art video collection.
As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, you will have the opportunity to experience life circa 1845 on a working farm.
Just an hour's drive east of Syracuse, Fort Stanwix proudly identifies itself as the place where the "American flag was first flown in battle."

> Great Swamp Conservancy

8375 N Main St, Canastota, NY 13032

The Great Swamp's Conservancy fosters environmental education, biological diversity and conservation of natural resources in the Oneida Lake and Lake Ontario Watersheds.

> Journey to the Underground Wonders at Howe Caverns

255 Discovery Dr., Howes Cave, NY 12092

Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast U.S. and stays a pleasant 55 degrees Fahrenheit year-round.

> Irish Cultural Center of the Mohawk Valley

623 Columbia St., Utica, NY, 13502

Dedicated to preserving and promoting all that is grand about the culture of Ireland, The Irish Cultural Center of the Mohawk Valley brings together the talents and contributions of several local Irish cultural organizations.

> Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, NY 12092

Housed in a Great Iroquois Longhouse, the museum serves as a venue for promoting Iroquois art and artists and hosts events celebrating the Iroquois culture and history.

> National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

25 Main St, Cooperstown, NY 13326

At Cooperstown's National Baseball Hall of Fame, discover the history of America's pastime, see thousands of artifacts and enjoy hands-on learning.

> Learn about raising fingerlings in the Oneida Fish Hatchery

3 Hatchery Road, Constantia, NY 13044

The Oneida Fish Culture Station specializes in raising walleye, but it does occasionally raise some rare fish like lake sturgeon, paddlefish and whitefish.

> Prospect for Diamonds at Herkimer Diamond Mines

4601 State Route 28, Herkimer, NY 13350

Go prospecting for your very own world-famous Herkimer Diamond which was faceted by nature half a billion years ago.

> Roberson Museum and Science Center

30 Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905

The museum's exhibits focus on art, local history, science and natural history with the centerpiece of the museum being the 1904 Roberson Mansion.
This facility is one of the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) largest hatcheries boasting an annual production of nearly 160,000 pounds of brook, rainbow and brown trout.
Located on the shores of Onondaga Lake, this unique museum spotlights the industry that gave rise to the city of Syracuse and at one time, supplied the entire nation with salt.

> South Otselic Hatchery

1549 NY-26, South Otselic, NY 13155

With an annual production of 15,000 pounds of fish, this hatchery rears the entire statewide supply of tiger muskellunge and produces pond-reared walleye fingerlings.

> The Dr. Best House & Medical Exhibit

1568 Clauverwie Road, Middleburgh, NY 12122

Serving a small-town American community from 1884 to 1991, the Dr. Best collection echoes reminders of a quickly changing era and Civil War.

> Interact with the World-famous Erie Canal Museum

318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse, NY 13202

The hands-on interactive Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse is the world’s leading interpreters of the Erie Canal.

> Bring the Kids along and Challenge the MOST

500 S Franklin St., Syracuse, NY

The Museum of Science and Technology is an exciting, hands-on science museum, planetarium and home to the only domed IMAX in Upstate NY.

> Utica Children's Museum

311 Main St., Utica, NY 13501

For more than 50 years, The Children's Museum of History, Natural History & Science, now known as the Utica Children's Museum, has been housed in a historic building located in the heart of Utica's downtown Bagg's Square district.

> VanHornesville Hatchery

1285 Chyle Road, Van Hornesville, NY 13475

VanHornesville Hatchery raises only rainbow trout, with production totaling about 30,000 pounds.

> WonderWorks at Destiny USA

9090 Destiny USA Dr., Syracuse, NY 13204

An amusement park for the mind, WonderWorks features more than 100 hands-on science exhibits as well as laser tag, a ropes course and a 4D motion ride.

> Yager Museum of Arts and Culture at Hartwick College

1 Hartwick Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820

The Yager Museum of Art & Culture at Hartwick College features five galleries with both permanent and temporary exhibits.