College students in Binghamton who grew up in the NYC area can find a number of museums that remind them of home. Roberson Museum and Science Center on Front Street bears resemblance to the New York Hall of Science, with its hands-on programs for all ages. At the Binghamton University Art Museum, admission is free to experience thousands of years of sculpture, paintings and decorative arts. The Museum of the Earth and the Phelps Mansion Museum are Binghamton’s answers to New York’s American Museum of Natural History and Steinway Mansion, respectively. With a little exploration, Binghamton students will see that there’s more to the town than restaurants and bars.
- The Roberson Museum is chock-full of events and activities, from adult art classes to Girl Scout programs.
- The Binghamton University Art Museum is nestled away on the university campus.
- The Binghamton University Art Museum has regularly-rotating exhibits and a vast array of art and history exhibits.
“The Roberson Museum and Science Center, located on 30 Front St., is a great location to partake in community events, exhibitions and programs about art, history or science.”