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Brooklyn Children's Museum

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Brooklyn Children's Museum Admission
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“toddler area”(11 reviews)
“sand box”(10 reviews)
“older kids”(8 reviews)
A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a remarkable, kid-friendly collection of 20,000 cultural artifacts and natural history specimens, plus live plants and animals, and award-winning exhibitions.
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145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are doing New York with a toddler in tow, then put this on your to do list! They will love it, and you will be rewarded with a few hours peace. The museum is very much hands on, and aimed at young children....More

Thank Frances51
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have kids I would highly recommend a visit to the museum. Whether you are visiting New York or a resident you cannot go wrong here.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Took our 4 year old here and had a decent time. It has good art projects and a few interesting things for 5 year olds but the museum is really best for kids 2-4. Fairly close to public transportation and near a lively area of...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Luckily it was free (we used our Museum Passport), because I would have been disappointed if we had paid. The building is very nice, and it seems like they have a lot of programming for the neighborhood children, but the exhibits were run down/broken and...More

Thank Jenny_Z37
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We took our 31/2 year old grandson. We had been there before, but not for awhile. He enjoyed the blue sand table very much. Also shopping in the grocery store. He participated in an art class which he liked, but really was quite poorly done....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Was my 5 year old grandson's first choice fo indoor activity. Spent 4 hours snd wss still enthusiastic. Lots of hsnd on activity. Relates well to local and diverse ethnic interests. Challenges the imagination of young children. Toddlers to maybe 10 years old best. Play...More

Thank roadwarrior96
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fun for any age, colorlab was fantastic. Native voices, Imagine Ganesh exhibit was pretty with different versions, Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow traditional dance was massive and connected past to present simply for kids to understand. Definitely recommend.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This children's museum is huge, with a ton of variety for so many interests... huge water table, sandbox, theater for kids to act in, chinese new year area, grocery store, pizza shop, reptiles, garden, endangered/extinct species, music and many other things we didn't get to...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

and their parents and caregivers!! A terrific "Do Touch" place with something for every age. Good for toddlers and young children with sandboxes, water feature, "pizza" store to build toy pizzas, a market with ''veggies'' baskets to put everything in and a cash register to...More

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Spark: The Brooklyn Children's Museum in Brooklyn Bridge Park was an inviting amusement for small pre-school aged children. It was fun, clean, organized, and run by a caring / kind staff. Despite its small size, it is packed with entertainment that compliments a day at...More

Thank Scienceonseven
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18 September 2017|
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Response from shopaholic1979 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I don't think there is much to do for a 13 months old kid :(