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IN PERSON Queens Drive-In: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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  • Aug. 23, 2020, 7:30pm doors open & preshow; 8:30pm film begins
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th Street, Corona
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35 per car (up to 5 guests per vehicle)

The Queens Drive-In, a partnership between Museum of the Moving Image, the New York Hall of Science and Rooftop Films presents E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, directed by Steven Spielberg. With Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Dee Wallace. In Spielberg's enduring masterpiece, one of the most wondrous and deeply touching of all science-fiction movies, young Elliott, a lonely child of divorce, befriends an outer-space creature who has been abandoned by his fellow aliens and years for his distant home planet. A symphony of feeling, featuring an audacious, overwhelming score by John Williams and cinematography by Allen Daviau that makes American suburbia look like a nocturnal dreamworld. E.T. is the rare blockbuster that is also a work of art. Rated PG. A portion of each ticket sale will be donated to Elmcor, a local nonprofit organization that provides support for the communities in Queens hardest hit by the pandemic.

About New York Hall of Science

4701 111th Street

Corona, NY


  • Standard hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: No
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: No

  • New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.

    NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology and play affect how we learn.

    NYSCI was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.

  • Parking: Paid
  • Nearest public transportation stop: 7 (local 111th Street Station)
  • Party room: Yes

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