Hardware Innovation Workshop


Public Transportation to the Event is highly recommended, parking on-site is very limited! Click HERE to visit the New York Hall of Science transportation website.

If you are driving to the event, be sure to print out this HIW Parking Permit that will give you access to complimentary parking onsite for HIW attendees only. Be sure to complete this pass completely and place it on your dashboard.

Take 7 LOCAL train to 111th Street Station. Walk three blocks south. Or, take 7 EXPRESS to Mets-Willets Point. Walk down the boardwalk and follow the signs to the New York Hall of Science. For up-to-date subway service advisories, please visit www.mta.info.Walking Directions from 111th Street Station to NYSCI: View YouTube subway directions video

Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street. Q48 to 111 Street and Roosevelt Avenue.


SpringHill Suites by Marriott LGA
112-15 Northern Boulevard | Corona, NY 11368 | Ph: 718.651.5000 
SpringHill Suites by Marriott is a Maker Faire hotel and is conveniently located 1.2 miles/a short 15-minute walk from the New York Hall of Science.The group rate for Maker Faire is $179 for studio suites and $199 for 1 bedroom suites for all nights, starting September 17th – September 23rd, 2012.Early booking is strongly recommended, as availability is limited and the deadline for this rate is September 2nd. Check back soon for reservation link and discount code. For reservations by phone call 1.888.887.1682 or 718.651.5000 and mention the Maker Faire room block.The hotel offers complimentary hot breakfast, high-speed Internet access and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from LaGuardia Airport and the train station.

Hotel de Point

20-07 127th Street | Flushing, NY, 11356 | Ph: 718.358.8700 | Fax: 718.358.8708
Hotel de Point is a newly designed hotel and is located less than 4 miles from the New York Hall of Science. The Maker Faire group rates are $169 for a double room and $149 for a single king from September 18 through September 23. Reach out to the hotel as soon as possible and mention Maker Faire to secure your room. Email your room requirements to [email protected] or call 718.358.8700. Complimentary continental breakfast will be served daily. Complimentary high speed internet access is available. Airport Shuttle is complimentary and based on availability.