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Visit the Liberty Science Center

Whether you need a rainy-day activity or are looking for a way to entertain friends from out of town while staying in Jersey City apartments, the Liberty Science Center offers both fun and learning under one roof. The Science Center has exhibits, shows, and events every day of the week all year long.

Head to the Science Center near Jersey City apartments this weekend to spend an afternoon lost in space.

Visiting the Science Center

The Liberty Science Center is home to the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, a 300,000-square-foot educational center that sees about 750,000 guests annually from nearby Jersey City apartments and elsewhere.

This planetarium is the biggest in the Western Hemisphere, and a highlight at the Liberty Science Center. Join one of the fun, education, and beautiful shows to learn about the night sky above you in the comfort of the dome.

The Science Center has plenty of other popular exhibits. Crawl through the 80-foot Touch Tunnel, intended to illustrate human reliance on light. Or hop in the Infinity Climber, a play space suspended 35 feet in the air. If animals are your thing, head to Eat and Be Eaten, an exhibit full of more than 100 impressive animal species, including naked mole rates, leaf-cutter ants, endangered tamarin monkeys.

Events & Shows

Every Friday, the Science Center is open late (6 to 10 p.m.) for Friday Nights @ LSC. Fridays are reserved for nighttime-only adventures, including presentations, star gazing, exclusive shows in the planetarium.

Wonders of the Night Sky is the Science Center’s live signature show that takes you on an exhilarating 45-minute tour of our stars and planets. The experience allows you see space through the eyes of NASA probes, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other telescopes from around the world.

Other shows include light shows, 3D films, and plenty of nature documentaries geared to educate and entertain people of all ages.

Food & Drink

Dine at the on-site restaurant, Café Skylines, located on the second floor of the Liberty Science Center, a short distance from top Jersey City apartments like 90 Columbus. This café serves up healthy lunches and snacks, with plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options. Brick-oven pizza, specialty sandwiches, and salads are a few of the available menu items.

Hours & Location

The Liberty Science Center is generally open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is located within Liberty State Park, less than two miles from 90 Columbus. General admission is $23.75 (19.75 for children), and parking costs $7 for the day.

Our Jersey City apartments give you easy access to the attractions and activities in this bustling city. Will you join us at the luxury Jersey City apartments at 90 Columbus? We’d love to have you. Call or email us today to learn more.