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NEW YORK VIRTUAL VOLCANO OBSERVATORY

August 14, 2019 through October 27, 2019

Weekends, 11:00am-5:00pm.

Governors Island

New York Harbor

All Ages

FREE

Event description:

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.

Hands-on Geology
Touch volcanic rock (lava from New Jersey!) and examine rock crystals under a microscope.

Sonic Experience
Listen to the sound of the volcano, through recordings of actual eruptions and the music it inspired.

Virtual Reality
Explore volcanoes from across the world and close to home through virtual reality interactions.

Address: Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan
New York Harbor , NY 11231
Phone: 212-440-2200
Website: govisland.com

About Governors Island

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

OUR MISSION:

THE FRIENDS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND IS THE INDEPENDENT NONPROFIT THAT SUPPORTS GOVERNORS 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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