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Press Releases

The World-Famous 3,000-Square-Foot John H. Scully Re-Creation of the 1950s Lackawanna Railroad Pulls Into its New Station at Liberty Science Center
July 21, 2022

"The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City! A Mo Willems Exhibit" Makes Debut at Liberty Science Center This Saturday
May 17, 2022

Liberty Science Center's 10th Annual Genius Gala to Honor Double Amputee Who is "Leader of the Bionic Age," A Pioneering Transplant Surgeon with a Heart Transplant, and the Woman Considered World's Foremost Mapper of Black Holes
April 28, 2022

Best-Selling Video Game of All Time Comes to Life in Jersey City with Traveling Premiere of Minecraft: The Exhibition Starting Feb. 18
January 31, 2022

Jersey City Planning Board Approves Construction of Edge Works, the Business Optimizer at the Heart of the SciTech Scity Innovation Campus
December 15, 2021

Liberty Science Center Debuts New "Wobbly World" Exhibition December 4
November 17, 2021

Sheba Medical Center to Create 'Hospital of the Future' Simulation Space Focusing on Digital Health and Home Healthcare as First Innovation Partner at SciTech Scity in Jersey City
October 22, 2021

Liberty Science Center to Break Ground On SciTech Scity Oct. 22, 2021
October 6, 2021

Liberty Science Center Sets Vaccine Mandate for Guests 12 Years and Older
September 1, 2021

Liberty Science Center Debuts New "Dino Dig Adventure" Exhibition July 21
July 19, 2021

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Signs On As Corporate Sponsor of SciTech Scity Innovation Campus With $1 Million Contribution to Liberty Science Center
July 8, 2021

Liberty Science Center Selects Alpine Residential to Build Scholars Village at SciTech Scity Innovation Campus
May 25, 2021

Make No Bones About It, Liberty Science Center Will Go to the Dinosaurs On May 22
May 17, 2021

Liberty Science Center Opens "Making Mammoths" Exhibit On A Harvard Geneticist's Extraordinary De-Extinction Effort to Bring Back Shaggy, Cold-Loving Elephants
November 21, 2020

Resolution Approved Moving Forward Liberty Science Center High School; Mayor Fulop and Liberty Science Center Announce new Partnership with Hudson County to Create High School that will Reimagine Public Education
November 10, 2020

Liberty Science Center Welcomes Back "Beyond Rubik's Cube" Exhibition, Showcasing World's Most Popular Toy
October 19, 2020

Liberty Science Center Receives $5 Million Bequest From Betty Wold Johnson to Renovate Its 163-Foot-Tall Pyramidal Tower
September 22, 2020

Liberty Science Center's Annual Genius Gala Goes Virtual for 2020
September 15, 2020

Liberty Science Center to Reopen With a "Blast" on Labor Day Weekend! New Experiences Include "Boom Time," Expanded Animal Programming, and Back-By-Popular-Demand Exhibits!
September 3, 2020

Liberty Science Center Announces Public Reopening Following COVID-19 Closure
July 21, 2020

Bank of America Signs On As Founding Corporate Sponsor of SciTech Scity Innovation Campus
May 18, 2020

Liberty Science Center's "LSC in the House" Provides Fun, Interactive Virtual Content During COVID-19 Closure
April 30, 2020

Liberty Science Center to Host Wild Kratts: Creature Power! Exhibit Starting February 1
January 30, 2020

Liberty Science Center Receives $10 Million Gift–Its Largest Ever–From U.S. Congressman Frank J. Guarini and $5 Million Match for World-Class SciTech Scity Innovation Campus in New Jersey
December 3, 2019

Liberty Science Center's Inaugural "Genius of New Jersey" to Honor Innovators Who Make the State a World Leader in Cutting-Edge Applied Science
November 25, 2019

The New Friday Night Family Plan! Liberty Science Center Presents: Extreme LSC
November 18, 2019

Fall Fest at Liberty Science Center: Pumpkins and Mazes and Apple Cider...What a Treat!
October 4, 2019

Liberty Science Center to Host Angry Birds Universe: The Art and Science Behind a Global Phenomenon Starting October 5
October 3, 2019

Liberty Science Center to Open Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit on September 21
September 19, 2019

Liberty Science Center to Host the World Premiere of Sean Kenney's Art Made with LEGO® Bricks
June 18, 2019

Liberty Science Center Genius Gala to Honor Chris Messina, Hashtag Inventor; Martine Rothblatt, Biotech and Satellite Radio Pioneer; and Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, the World's Leading Experts on Dyslexia
May 3, 2019

New Liberty Science Center Exhibit Based on Disney Junior’s Hit Series “The Lion Guard” Opens February 16
Jan. 23, 2019

Mighty Microscopic Marvels on Full Display as Microbes Rule! Exhibit Opens at Liberty Science Center Dec. 15 Exhibit Opens at Liberty Science Center Dec. 15
Dec. 13, 2018

Follow the Clues to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at Liberty Science Center!
Nov. 1, 2018

Magically Transport to the Place Where Toys Get Well and Kids Have Fun in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit Opening at Liberty Science Center Oct. 6
Sept. 25, 2018

Find Your Inner Martian When "Mars Madness" Takes Hold at Liberty Science Center
July 24, 2018

This Summer at Liberty Science Center: Aardvarks, Dinosaurs, Blocks and Boogers – Oh My!
June 28, 2018

Liberty Science Center Genius Gala 7.0 to Honor Sara Seager, ‘Indiana Jones of Astronomy’; Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Cryptocurrency Ethereum; Yale’s Science of Happiness Professor Laurie Santos; and Legendary Genomics Pioneer George Church
April 26, 2018

Weston Family Lab for Earth and Space Exploration Opens at Liberty Science Center to Celebrate Earth Day 2018
April 17, 2018

EY signs on as a founding sponsor of SciTech Scity at Liberty Science Center
January 24, 2018

Liberty Science Center Opens the Largest Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere Dec. 9
November 30, 2017

Star Trek Starfleet Academy Lands at Liberty Science Center
October 23, 2017

Liberty Science Center Announces the Kickoff of Its 25th Anniversary $25M Campaign
October 16, 2017

All Aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine Rolls Into Liberty Science Center This Fall
September 5, 2017

Liberty Science Center and the New York Code + Design Academy to Offer Adult Coding Classes Starting August 7
July 27, 2017

It's A New Season of Excavation at Liberty Science Center as Jack Horner's Dino Dig, Inspired by the Legendary Paleontologist, Opens July 1
June 21, 2017

Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 Honors Hidden Figures' Dr. Katherine Johnson; Singularity Champion Ray Kurzweil; Revolutionary Canine-Like Robot SpotMini, and Its Creator Marc Raibert of Boston Dynamics
May 5, 2017

Liberty Science Center Applauds Jersey City Council On Vote For SciTech Scity
March 23, 2017

Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 on Friday, May 5, Celebrates "Techno-Optimists," Brilliant Technologist Entrepreneurs Inventing Better Future
March 2, 2017

Confirmed! New MythBusters Exhibit at Liberty Science Center Puts Popular Myths to the Test
February 14, 2017

You'll Have to Look Twice as New Mind-Bending Illusion Exhibit at Liberty Science Center Opens February 4
January 30, 2017

Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Liberty Science Center Team Up to Help Families be Healthier and More Active
October 26, 2016

Liberty Science Center Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Honored with an American Flag Flown Over the U.S. Capitol and a NJ Assembly Resolution
September 23, 2016

Prominent NJ Business Leaders Dave Barry and Josh Weston Elected Co-Chairs of LSC
July 5, 2016

Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel & U.S. Chess Champion Fabiano Caruana Face Off in First-Ever "LSC World Blitz Chess Title Bout" at the Science Center's 5th Annual Genius Gala on May 20
May 17, 2016

Jurassic Park comes to Liberty State Park: Liberty Science Center Opens Interactive Dino Dig Exhibition, Inspired by Legendary Paleontologist Jack Horner, May 21
May 9, 2016

Genworth Brings the GENWELL℠ Tour to Liberty Science Center
March 25, 2016

Liberty Science Center to Create the Largest Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere Thanks to $5M Gift by Jennifer Chalsty
March 15, 2016

Special guest Whoopi Goldberg to present award at Liberty Science Center's 5th Annual Genius Gala on May 20 Honoring Renowned Architect Frank Gehry, Legendary Dinosaur Hunter Jack Horner, "Mother of Mindfulness" Dr. Ellen Langer, & Astrophysicist/Black Hole Researcher Kip Thorne
March 10, 2016

Liberty Science Center Names Fabiano Caruana, Highest Rated American Chess Player Ever & Third Highest Rated Chess Player in History, as LSC Visiting Grandmaster
July 9, 2015

Liberty Science Center Hosts May 1 Genius Gala Honoring Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Google's Vint Cerf, & Alien Hunter Jill Tarter
April 16, 2015

NJ STEM Week Culminates in Pi Day of the Century Celebration
March 14, 2015

New Infinity Climber Exhibit Grand Unveiling Featuring Record-Breaking Daredevil Nik Wallenda at Liberty Science Center, Saturday, November 22, 2014
November 18, 2014

Infinity Climber
November 18, 2014

Liberty Science Center "Genius Gala 3.0" Honors Dean Kamen, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., with Special Performance by David Blaine May 9
May 6, 2014

Beyond Rubik's Cube Exhibition Debuts at Liberty Science Center
April 30, 2014

Critically Endangered Cotton-top Tamarin Born at Liberty Science Center
November 1, 2013

"Genius Gala 2.0" Honors Sir Richard Branson, Garry Kasparov, & Dr. Cori Bargmann, with Special Appearance by David Blaine
April 30, 2013

Nobel Prize Recipients, Astronauts and Authors Mentor Local High School Students in New Program Kicking Off Tonight at LSC
November 9, 2012

David Blaine to Donate Two $1 Million Tesla Coils to Liberty Science Center After ELECTRIFIED Event
October 3, 2012

Genius Cubed Gala to Honor Ernő Rubik, Temple Grandin, and Oliver Sacks
April 25, 2012