Hall of Science Queens

Hall of Science Queens

Schedule:                   Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                                  Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission:                 Ticket required

Free Admission:          Friday from 2pm to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 11am.

                                  There is a free time from September to June

Library Schedule:         Thursday - Friday: 12:30pm – 5:00p.m.

                                  Saturday: 12:30pm – 6:00 p.m.

                                  Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

he Hall of Science is one of the few structures that survived the World Fair in New York in 1964 at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is the only interactive science center with more than 400 devices that explore the field of biology, chemistry and physics, where children and teenagers can see two NASA rockets on display in the gardens outside the museum, one of them is a titan and the other an Atlas were the attraction of the 1964 World's Fair. Exposure Math was designed by IBM.

The museum also has a special area for the youngest, preschool children.

Our Advice:

You should arrive early, especially during school vacation weeks. To get there take the 7 train to the stop 111 and walk three blocks south to Roosevelt Avenue. Bus - Stop the Q23 and Q58 Corona Avenue and 108th Street. The P48 stops at 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue

Shop in the store it offers a variety of gifts for science lovers for all ages. You can buy online or call 718-699-0005 ext. 443

Queens Mall

Queens Mall

Opening Hours:          Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM

                                  Sundays from 11:00AM to 8:00 PM

It is the biggest shopping center in Queens and one of the largest in New York; it has a great range of shops like: Swatch, Adidas, Aeropostale, Club Monaco, Baby, Victorias Secret, Aldo, among others. Department stores such as Macys and JC Penney also can be found on the Queens Mall.

On the first floor you will find a small square of meals, which offers a variety of cuisines to suit all tastes with affordable prices, in this part of the Shopping Center the internet access is faster, the mall offers free WIFI. You might also enjoy a hot pretzel and relax in the massage chairs, in the holiday season, you can bring the kids for a close encounter with Santa, and get a nice picture with him, and if you are arriving early you would participate in the raffle gifts. Queens Mall has a large parking lot. 

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden

Schedule:                  From April to October: Tuesdays to Sundays

                                 From 8am. to 6pm.

                                 From November to March

                                 From 8am. to 4:30 pm

Admission:                Ticket is required 

Free admission:         From April to October

                                 Wednesdays 3 - 6 pm and Sundays from 4 to 6 pm

                                 November to March free entrance

The Queens Botanical Garden near the park Flushing Meadows Corona, both were created for the Universal Exhibition of 1939, has a huge collection of gardens and plants for the study and exhibition, themed gardens, which also offers a shop in the garden with botanicals.

Continuously public activities and celebrations are going on during the day. Parking is located on Avenida Crommelin.

Our advice:

If you like Tai-chi practice, you can do it from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Oak Allée.

For safety and enjoyment of visitors is not allowed:

Bicycles, skates, skateboards, scooters or other devices

Playing with balls, sledding or kite flying.

Because of the sun, shirts are required at all times.

Pick flowers or plants, climbing or damaging trees

Hang clothes or other items in the trees and shrubs

Walking or playing in the garden beds

It is not allowed Picnics, blankets, coolers, barbecues or open fires.

Feeding wildlife

Pets are only allowed if they are guide dogs

Commercial photography, unless previously agreed with staff

Smoking is not permitted anywhere including the Queens Botanical Garden

Please help us keep the clean and beautiful garden.

Queens Museum of Art

Queens Museum of Art

Museum Schedule:      Wednesdays to Sundays from 12pm to 6pm
                                     Closed on holidays

Queens Museum of Art is located in Flushing Meadows Park – Corona, in a building constructed for the International Exhibition of 1939. The museum’s main attraction is a model of New York city, built for the World Fair held in 1964, it has 895,000 pieces, becoming the world's largest architectural model; every 15 minutes, a simulation of the night is on, in this New York miniature; looking at it, we have a broader picture of the city that we would observe from Rockefeller Center or the Empire State Building.

Another gem available to see in the museum is an extensive collection of Tiffany’s crystals, these pieces were part of a private collector set, highlighting the great lamp. And for history fans, the museum has a permanent collection of about 10000 items, where nearly 6000 correspond to two World Fairs held in New York in 1939 and 1964.

Our advice:

The first Thursday of each month, at evening hours, admission is free; other days you can pay a suggested price or whatever you want to donate.

If you have a social event, the museum rents saloons capable for 75 to 600 guests, you will count with qualified staff for planning and attending the event.

Museum of Moving Image

Museum of Moving Image

Schedule:        Wednesdays to Thursdays

                       From 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

                       Fridays

                       From 10:30 am to 8:00 pm

                       Free entrance from 16:00 to 20:00

                       Saturdays and Sundays

                       11:30 am - 7:00 pm

                       Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Admission:       Ticket required for the entrance

Schedule:        Wednesdays to Thursdays

                       From 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

                       Fridays

                       From 10:30 am to 8:00 pm

                       Free entrance from 16:00 to 20:00

                       Saturdays and Sundays

                       11:30 am - 7:00 pm

                       Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Admission:       Ticket required for the entrance

The museum is located in Astoria, Queens, is the only one in the country dedicated to Art, History, technique and technology of the moving image in all its forms, the collection has approximately 130,000 artifacts, more than 1,400 objects are currently collection at the exhibition center of the museum, behind the screen, and more exhibitions can be seen in the database of the online collection of the Museum, most of the objects are owned by the museum and others are loaned by Hollywood Studios from famous movies, as costumes, scripts, original models for set designs. On the 2nd floor of the museum there is a functioning theater as the tomb of Tut Egyptian King child with a labyrinth of passageways. The most fun floor is the 3rd one where you can make your own animation and video and you can save it sending it to your email; Interactivity of this museum is very entertaining for children. On the 3rd floor is the Exhibition Gallery.

Our advice:

The Museum has educational programs to inspire students of all ages and to stimulate the imagination for production projects; it offers attractive excursions, lectures, workshops and screenings for children, teens, families and seniors.

Photography is allowed for personal use in most areas, flash photography and tripods are not allowed in any place of the museum. Photography is prohibited in the theater during screenings.

Cell Phone Calls are not allowed in the galleries or theaters, you should have your phone on silent, text messaging as well, avoid uncomfortable situations.

The Museum offers internet access Wi-Fi throughout the public building, made possible by Time Warner Cable Inc. for access; please select the red "MomiPublic." Once connected, open the ONU browser, Accept Terms of Service; and then you can enjoy up to five hours of free high-speed connection.

Food and drinks are available for purchase in the cafeteria, its not allowed in the galleries, theaters or courtyard garden of the museum.

To Get Additional Information or to make a reservation, please call 718 777 6820, Tuesday through Saturday, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, or send an e-mail to education@movingimage.us.

Queens

Queens

The district of Queens is the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States. With a population of 3 million residents, it is the second most populated districts in New York City. The popular neighborhoods to visit in Queens include Astoria, Jackson Heights, Long Island City, Flushing, Jamaica, and the famous Rockaway Beach, which sits only 30 minutes from Manhattan. The two biggest airports in New York also lie in Queens, JFK, and La Guardia.

In Queens, you will find restaurants, ranging from Greek specialties to Italian and Japanese flavors. Beyond the food, the neighborhood holds many great attractions, such as the Museum for African Art, the Cinema Museum, and the Queens Botanical Gardens. The 10 kilometers of beaches also generate much tourist attraction, especially in the summer, along with the parks and forest areas. Queens is also famous because it is the home of Louis Armstrong, an American jazz legend.

The population in Queens presents the largest community of Colombians in the United States. Astoria, in the northwest pocket of Queens, is one of the largest communities outside of Greece, although its population is increasing with Irish and Italian communities. You will find Arab, Afghan, Ecuatorian, and Brazilian communities in or around 34th Avenue. Long Island City, an important commercial area, holds a large conglomerate of Hispanic and Asian communities. There are twelve routes on the New York subway system that run through Queens, ultimately serving 81 stations and 7 main lines. Approximately one hundred local bus routes, transport the New York population throughout Queens everyday.

The borough of Queens is the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States. With a population of 3 million inhabitants, it is the second most populous borough  in New York city.

In Queens, you can find all kinds of cultural expressions, but restaurants are ahead, with Greek, Italian and Japanese specialties. Beyond flavors, neighborhoods have some attractions, such as the Museum of African Art, Queens Botanical Garden. The two most important airports in New York: JFK and La Guardia were found in Queens.

In Queens, we also can find the largest Colombia’s community in the United States. Astoria, in the northwest, is one of the largest Greek community outside Greece and its population is increasing with population of Italian-American and Irish roots and old communities newest arrival of the Arabs, Afghans, Ecuadorians and Brazilians; Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, and Corona are a great conglomeration of Hispanic and Asian communities.

Culturally stands out for the PS1 Contemporary Art Center, affiliated with the MOMA, and 5 Pointz the world graffiti‘s mecca. If the sculptures and installations are Socrates Sculpture Park a must appointment and the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, both very close to each other. The Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park is also worth visiting.

Movie lovers also have their place in Queens, the Museum of the Moving Image and Silvercup Studios, where they have recorded successful series such as The Sopranos, Mad Men and Sex and the City, are also in this multifaceted neighborhood. It’s home to the New York Mets and the brand new City Field Stadium.

The famous baseball team along with Yankees have brought fame to the city. Some of the most popular cultural attractions of New York are in Corona, including Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, one of the largest parks in the city of New York and World Trade headquarters, 1939 and 1964: Movie theaters, museums, art galleries, restaurants, apartments, hotels, Queens are the most impressive and diverse neighborhood of America, and of course New York.

Our advice:

​Do not forget to visit the Mets Stadium, you can take the 7 train to get there and passing on the street you will find Flushing Park, where carried out tournaments, US Open every year during the first week of September in Queens also you can delight in different's gastronomy of cultures as India, Thai, Hispanic, Chinese, Brazilian.

Citi Field Stadium (Mets)

Citi Field Stadium (Mets)

Citi Field Stadium (Mets) Price its an average $50- $75 it changes according to each game The Citi Field is the home of the New York Mets. It has a seating capacity for 41,922 spectators and was built as a replacement of the Shea Stadium, home of the Giants baseball and the original home of the Mets. Citi Field offers a wide variety of restaurants and a food court located in the central section of the garden of the stadium. The 350-seat Club Acela, located on the garden level left in the Excelsior, is the crowning point of dining room of the new park and has a full view of the playing field. Hall of Fame and Museum, account with multiple screens, including autographed memorabilia, in addition to this, the team has installed interactive touch screens that guide visitors through various aspects of the franchise in 50 years of history, and there are television screens and the steps that help to weave all the elements in a coherent narrative. Citi Field is accessible through the mass transportation systems such as the New York Subway train through the 7 in the Mets - Willett Point station road and the Long Island Rail. The park is also close to several major roads since the start of the construction of Citi Field, have been opened the satellite parking lots in Flushing Meadow Park (access from College Point Boulevard). The team of the Mets account with its official store where you can buy the all collection objects that are adapted to any avid collector, discover autographed shirts, balls and bats to give a very special touch to your sanctuary fan, or navigate through the DVDs and books that tell a story about your favorite team in New York.

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park One of the parks that has more history in New York is Flushing Meadows-Corona Park well known for Latinos living in the area of Flushing and Queens. Includes a recreation complex, a zoo, an art museum, botanical garden, museum of science, a navigable lake and a baseball stadium, explore one of the six areas of games, there is space for many activities in the park, is used for hiking and recreation; and there are plays the United States open US OPEN. As a curiosity, the Westinghouse buried a time capsule close to another that is located at a depth of 15 meters in 1939. Both capsules are scheduled to be opened in the year 6939. The Unisphere remains in place and is the symbol of Queens County. The 1964 World's Fair that was in this park which was attended by 51 million people, inspired Walt Disney to make Walt Disney World and it is presumed that also inspired to Universal Studios Florida. This park appears in many films including, Men in Black when the UFO crossed it on falling to earth.

Hall of Science Queens
Queens Mall
Queens Botanical Garden
Queens Museum of Art
Museum of Moving Image
Queens
Citi Field Stadium (Mets)
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park