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Children's Museum of the Arts

103 Charlton St, New York City, NY 10014-3645
+1 212-274-0986
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Wonderful, hands-on museum to inspire little artists

My kids loved this place! We spent almost 3 hours there and I had to drag them away, they were so... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Lorraine S
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New York City, New York
Very good place for children to do their own art & crafts work

Museum has lot of activities for children of all ages. For children around 2 years and under have... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
happy460
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Vadodara, India
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Lots of interactive workshops for kids, from puppet-making to storytelling by the "Brothers Grin."
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“older kids” (6 reviews)
“rainy day” (5 reviews)
“modeling clay” (2 reviews)
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103 Charlton St, New York City, NY 10014-3645
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

My kids loved this place! We spent almost 3 hours there and I had to drag them away, they were so busy painting, creating plants with modeling clay and more. You can sign up for different interactive classes and workshops, which are timed. I'd recommend...More

Thank Lorraine S
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Museum has lot of activities for children of all ages. For children around 2 years and under have several different areas for doing painting, colouring etc. There are ample spots for several children at a time and lots of supplies. For children over the age...More

Thank happy460
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

After trying to figure out our plans for the day, I did remember the CMA. My nephew had his birthday party there in 2011 in one of the private rooms. So we decided to go there today. Upon arrival we saw many kids with their...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I do not know a better place for kids in the city. Such a variety of art and interactive activities for kids, helpful staff, my kids wanted to go there every single day. Even young kids as there is a wee arts room for 2...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

But, I would not recommend overall. We arrived later in the day, two hours after opening, and ALL the slots to play in the clay bar were full already. Materials in the older kids art room where sparse for the recommended project, a pair of...More

3  Thank Ashley C
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I had this place on my list of to-dos for a couple of years, but we didn't make it last year when we were staying on the Upper East Side. This time we were staying in SoHo, and it was pouring rain (like, rivers in...More

Thank Amaya H
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went there with our 4,5 year old girl during a rainy day. There was a lot to do and they had some very nice activities like making your own animation on the computer. You can follow a clay workshop and do a lot of...More

1  Thank Dimitri J
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

this place is amazing. Lots of stuff to do and discover for the children. Bright open space, lovely staff, lots of different things and best of all: in a quiet part of town

Thank balimamma
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I moved to Queens a month ago with my 6, going on 7 year old daughter. We are coming from Texas so we aren't use to having to do indoor activities in the winter because of the weather. We found this place this past weekend...More

4  Thank Nadia I
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went here as tourists to give a few hours of fun to our kids, away from the usual tourist places ;-) This is clearly a place where locals and tourist go with their kids. It's not huge, it's not a museum as you an...More

Thank ynop
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