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Brooklyn Children's Museum

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Address: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Phone Number: 718 735 4400
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Description: A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a...
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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Wonderful Place for Toddlers!

This museum is awesome! It's huge. Tons of activities for my son. My son is a toddler with a short attention span. This place kept him busy for almost 3 hours. He wanted to stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This museum is awesome! It's huge. Tons of activities for my son. My son is a toddler with a short attention span. This place kept him busy for almost 3 hours. He wanted to stay longer but it was clear that he was exhausted and needed a nap. They have many little rooms with different themes. Lots of hands on... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My toddler had a blast in Totally Tots. Clean facilities. Near subway station (5 blocks away). Friendly staff.

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hamptons, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We take our grandkids to this museum every opportunity we have. Recently took my oldest, 7 year old, on a day off school. We spent 4 hours there in spite of having been there many times before. And I had to drag him out! He/they always find something new and fun to do that excites, educates, and entertains them.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It's a small museum for very little children. I think older children get bored. During the week there are c a lot of school trips and then they make it a lot more interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Absolutely lovely museum for children! I've been here so many times on class trips in elementary school. I love the hand on exhibits the most!

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Jamaica, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I hadn't been to this museum for over 25 years, when my children were young. So, when I took my grandchildren there, I wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. It has been beautifully renovated, with lots of new stuff added. Even though it was very crowded, because it was a holiday and all schools were off, and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First of all, let me say, I think my 2 yo would've given this place a 5 star. She totally enjoyed herself for the hour or so we were there. I thought it was cool, educational and fun for the kids. Maybe a bit more exhibits needed. The play areas are great and the kids do seem to love them.... More 

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Kempston, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I took my two grandchildren here in February they are aged 2 and 4. They had a great time, there is so much to do. I have read some other reviewers who only gave this attraction 3 or less stars and now wonder if they ever went somewhere better, I certainly haven't. I did not find any evidence of poor... More 

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Falls Church
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Hands-on fun for kiddos! I really liked that the exhibits were not the standard ones you see in every kids museum. They had a good selection for children of all ages. I really liked the side section for 5 and under. The water table was a huge hit and the puppet area and slide were tied for second. My older... More 

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Muswellbrook, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We are from Australia and had higher expectations of this place and we were definitely disappointed by it. The children (3 and 7) both enjoyed most the activities however some of the activities had children not wanting to share and parents not caring to step in and explain that we all pay the same price and that sharing is what... More 

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Additional Information about Brooklyn Children's Museum

Address: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Phone Number: 718 735 4400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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