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Children's Museum of Manhattan

212 W. 83d St., New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)
212 721 1234
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Ranked #410 of 859 attractions in New York City
Type: Children's Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: A kid-friendly museum with many interactive activities.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place is a god send! My kids really love coming here and it really helps that they are so caring and entertaining to all the kids there. Highly recommended for those rainy days where being outside is just not an option!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Don't get me wrong, we have a membership and we use it. But I wish it could be a little cleaner, which in think could be accomplished if shoe removal at check in was a requirement. They try their best to wipe things down so it's not too gross, but it's a well used kid place so keep that in... More

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Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We've been here several times and have had a good experience every time. The toddler area is amazing with so many things for them to explore. It can be crowded so go early in the day or weekdays.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was really great! My daughter enjoyed herself especially the floor totally dedicated to Dora and Diego!

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Was able to swing by here for a project and it was good. Staff is great and its a great spot to keep you busy with your kids.

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Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We took our four year old son to here to give him a fun activity in between being dragged around other NYC sights. It was extremely disappointing. $11 each (including the adults), and about 1/3 of the activities were broken or not functioning properly. Touchscreens didn't respond, computer activities software was inoperative, interactive exhibits were jammed, balls/objects stuck inside displays... More

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Atlanta-GA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Heaven for a 2 year old. 4 floors of different activities and non stop action. Your kid will NOT be bored.. sit back, chase and enjoy the fun

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New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
6 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I took my son there on father's day, just wanted to do something different. I really don' have anything good to say about this place, don't even get me started. The staff is nice, everyone who works there is quite nice, that's really all about it. Just one main thing - if you want your children to be surrounded by... More

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Waretown
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16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We made a day trip to New York and took our 2 1/2 year old son to this museum. It was very crowed and filled with parents who did not watch over their children, but rather just let them run wild. Most of the children there were in the range of 5-10, so they were running over and through my... More

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

There is nothing in this museum which was out of ordinary.. One can go to the play ground and have as much fun as in here. Would not go again.

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