Museum of Science and Technology

Syracuse, New York 

This historic renovation has transformed the landmark 1876 Jefferson Street Armory (listed on the national register) into a nationally acclaimed interactive museum in the heart of one of Syracuse's most active entertainment, commercial and residential districts.

Located in historic Armory Square, the MOST is a 120,000 SF center for education, research, exploration, and "fun". The museum includes 52,000 SF of exhibit space, 222-seat omnimax theater, 50-seat planetarium, production workshops, gift shop and offices on 3 levels. The omnimax theater is a technological achievement; it includes:

  • IMAX projection technology
  • 66' diameter, 46' high, 12,350 lb domed screen
  • 180 degree fisheye lens
  • 12,000 WATT 6-channel digital sound
  • World's largest fire format