The John S. Dyson New York Energy Zone introduce visitors to the dynamic world of electricity, past, present, and future, and New York State’s part in it. Interactive exhibits, activities, movies and videos meet them at every turn. At NY Energy Zone, they will learn about New York State’s exciting electric history, its great electric companies and the important work at NYPA’s Frederick R. Clark Energy Control Center in nearby Marcy.
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At NY Energy Zone, guests will:
- Activate and personalize your Power Pass with an avatar. Visitors can access their RFID Power Pass at nine of the many interactive stations to complete games and earn badges to become the Power President.
- Step into the zone with the 3-D immersive movie experience “Imagination!” in the Magi Theater
- Travel back in time with Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison
- Build a bulb, a power plant, microgrid, solar and wind installation
- Become a control room operator
- Explore the ‘Future of the Grid’ room and watch the sparks fly
- “Fly” a drone over power lines
- Enjoy photo op moments