New York State

Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science, and Technology

Groups visiting this four-story museum get a hands-on environment in which to learn, experience, and create in a building full play zones and enriching exhibits! Play in a wooden train and hear a story, then go upstairs to the 2nd floor which is dedicated to history; see model dinosaurs, an interactive exhibit on the Erie Canal, and play in a replica Iroquois Longhouse! Pilot a “real” airplane, see artifacts in the NASA exhibit, and enjoy a live critter room filled with reptiles, fish, gerbils, bees, butterflies, and more!
Contact Info 
Address: 311 Main Street, Utica, NY 13511. Oneida County. Tel: 315-724-6129. Website: Hrs: Vary.  
Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-5th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Technology.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Children's Museum Lesson Plan

Gravity, robotics, health and fitness, culture, engineering, environment, and art are just a few of the educational topics that young students can learn about and experiment with at children’s museums. Children’s museums provide hands-on, colorful, interactive exhibits that help young students learn about a variety of topics.... Continue