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New York Virtual Volcano Observatory

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  • Jun. 01, 2019 through Oct. 27, 2019, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
  • Governors Island
  • Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, New York Harbor
  • All Ages
  • FREE

New York Virtual Volcano Observatory brings the experience of exploring a volcano to Governors Island. Join volcanologists from CUNY and other NYC institutions to discover the complex life of magmas and volcanos – and the rich volcanic history of the New York region – through virtual reality experiences, a volcano sound gallery, guest speakers, and kid-friendly activities.

About Governors Island

Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6

New York Harbor , NY

212-440-2200

  • Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm

  • OUR MISSION:

    The Friends of Govenors Island is the independent nonprofit that supports the Island with volunteers, financial resources and advocacy.

    WHAT WE DO:

    • Work in partnership with the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service
    • Run the Island’s volunteer and membership programs
    • Raise money to supplement public funding for the Island
    • Act as the Island’s champion at City Hall and the nation’s capital


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