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August 14, 2019 through October 27, 2019
New York Harbor
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 GeologyTouch volcanic rock (lava from New Jersey!) and examine rock crystals under a microscope.
Sonic ExperienceListen to the sound of the volcano, through recordings of actual eruptions and the music it inspired.
Virtual RealityExplore 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
Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm
THE FRIENDS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND IS THE INDEPENDENT NONPROFIT THAT SUPPORTS GOVERNORS ISLAND WITH VOLUNTEERS, FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY.
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