Visiting CNSE CMOST
General Public Hours
Toddler Explore & More Time
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Thursday - Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open seven days a week for members and groups by appointment
General Admission Price:
$5.00 per person ages 2 and up
$1.00 per person for each show. Free for Family Explorer members and above.
All children must be accompanied by a supervising adult while visiting CNSE CMOST, and all adults must be accompanied by a child.
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The CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CNSE CMOST), part of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), is the only science center in Tech Valley designed specifically for kids and parents to Explore, Discover, and Imagine the world of science together!
CNSE CMOST's Daily Event Schedules can be found on CNSE CMOST's Facebook page!
Wednesday, December 11
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 to 6 years of age.
Thursday, December 12
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Snow
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children. Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.
Friday, December 13
5:30 – 9:00 PM
Parents Night Out: The Art of Science
In this science meets art event, children will explore different scientific concepts through art. Attendees will use what they learned to create holiday gifts to take home. Ages 5+, Pre-registration and payment are required. $20 for CNSE CMOST members, $25.00 for non-members. Includes programming and a pizza dinner for children.
Sunday, December 15
1:00 – 1:30 PM
Animal Spotlight : Greek Tortoise
Visit CNSE CMOST and see Operation W.I.L.D. Each month we will highlight one of the amazing animals from our living collection. This month, meet our Greek Tortoise and participate in activities to learn more about the unique creatures that live at CNSE CMOST. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Activities recommended for children 5 years of age and up.
Saturday, December 14
GE Kids in for Free Days
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On Saturdays through December 28th all kids 12 and under receive free general admission to CNSE CMOST.
Please click here for more information
For kids 5 – 11 years old
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Have some fun and join us for the school
holiday to explore, discover and imagine the world of science during a day of camp. Click here for more information
The CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) celebrated its 60th Anniversary with a dinner and awards ceremony at CNSE Kiernan Plaza on Tuesday, November 12. Honorees included The Junior League of Troy, General Electric, and the Arsenal Business & Technology Partnership. GE also announced a $50,000 investment to create an after-school science club at CNSE CMOST for students.