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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
718 735 4400
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Ranked #22 of 112 attractions in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Children's Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

The Brooklyn Children's Museum has so much to offer to families with kids from infant to 10 yrs+. We have been members since my daughter was 6 months and she's about to turn 4 and she still asks to go to "her" Museum. BCM creates an environment where you feel like your child is gaining something at every turn, and... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

THE place to go with young kids. Excellent stuff, I was there quite a few times and it was never packed so if you are in the area with young kids, pop in. (you won't regret it)

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New York City, New York
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16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My six-year-old daughter was barred from the "water area" due to her age - notwithstanding the fact that my three-year-old son wanted to go in. So we had to leave. Hullo?!? It would have been nice for them to tell me when I purchased my admission ticket! No other Childrens museums have this policy. The rest of the museum was... More

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Lincolnshire
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This was the second time we have visited the museum with the grandchildren. What a fantastic experience for them and for us the grandparents! Great value for money, friendly staff. Well worth a visit!

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New York, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a wonderful collection of interactive exhibits for children 2 to 10. The three-year-old in our family loves it. So do we.

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Bronxville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Museums in Manhattan normally set the standard for quality, but in the case of children's museums, the Brooklyn Children's Museum easily bests the one in Manhattan. Located a few blocks off Eastern Parkway and not far from the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Children's Museum offers a wide range of interesting, interactive exhibits and hands-on activities for youngsters. The... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Something for children (and adults) of all ages. From play to learning; quiet time to exploration, a great place to bring children and let them explore and enjoy the world around them.

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I am wondering if the Brooklyn Childrens Museum I sometimes take my grandchildren to is the same boring place described in some of the reviews. Here are some of the activities my grandchildren (preschoolers) love-- *the grocery store--lots of pretend food, baskets to carry it in, counters and cash registers *the water play area--plenty of splashy and squirty fun--plastic aprons... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

At the time of our visit to the Brooklyn's Childrens Museum, there was some heavy construction work happening in certain parts of the building. This meant that a minority of areas could temporarily not be accessed and there was a degree of noise from the machinery. However, the museum have taken this in to account and we were allowed access... More

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new york
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I visited the museum a couple of weeks ago with my two children and my friend and her two children. We were very disappointed. First off, the museum is in a not so nice area of Brooklyn. I felt very uneasy driving in this neighborhood. When we arrived, our kids were hungry so we went upstairs to get something to... More

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