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Rocket Park Mini Golf

rocket park mini golf

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

New York Hall of Science
Flushing Meadow-Corona Park Queens
Queens, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

$30/adults, $24/kids, students & seniors

Explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more in a nine-hole miniature golf course, built around actual rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race (originally featured at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair). Learn how the same laws of motion and gravity that guide the path of a spaceship control the motion of golf balls here on Earth.

Includes admission to the fascinating, hands-on New York Hall of Science.

Open after museum hours (5-10 pm) on Saturday nights to coincide with the Queens Night Market. Play for $5.60 with this coupon.

 

Movie Night at the Garden: The Princess and the Frog

Get your fortune told, voodoo style, then see a screening of Disney’s 2009 animated musical The Princess and the Frog

Each ticket comes with after-hours admission to the Garden, and a $5 food voucher to redeem onsite at the pop-up QBG Harvest Cafe, featuring seasonal light foods and refreshments.

Bring your own blanket and/or lawn…

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Jurassic & Triassic Playground

Dino lovers can climb and play on an dino-inspired equipment at two playgrounds on opposite sides of Meadow Lake created to commemorate the Sinclair Oil “Dinoland” exhibit at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. In addition to swings and jungle gymes, find dinosaur footprints and art throughout the playground. Learn about flora and fauna from the Triassic…

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Unisphere & Fountain of the Fairs

Splash beneath the iconic Unisphere from the 1939 World’s Fair in recently renovated sprinklers showers and mist rising from the reflecting pool.

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