“miSci gave Erik the ability to think critically, create, and be taken seriously at a very young age.”
-Stephanie Todd-Payton

Inspring Future Students Like Erik Payton
Why we do what we do:

We believe that knowledge should be accessible to everyone

We believe that immersive STEAM experiences enhance the education students receive in school

We believe that the students of today are the leaders of tomorrow and through inspiring students, our future can be better than our past

Will you help miSci reach the students of the Capital Region and Tech Valley?

What We Do to Help Build a Brighter Tomorrow
  • Provide educational programs for families reaching into Western New York, Northern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Jersey
  • Offer sensory-friendly programs for neurodiverse individuals.
  • Present field trips for students at a reduced cost through the Jane Golub STEM Fund
  • Offer reduced admission for SNAP/EBT cardholders through the national Museums for All program

Students Came to miSci

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You are the reason we can do what we do!

Supporters like you made it possible for 15,472 visitors to have transformative experiences at miSci. Our goal is that everyone who comes to miSci walks out a citizen scientist.