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Long Island Children's Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Place With Many Activities

Terrific place for families of all ages. Many activities, themes, and rooms with two floors to... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
TravelDeer
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New York City, New York
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Good Place On a Cold or Rainy Day

I brought my two kids here, till they were about 9 or 10. They always had fun, gets a bit crowded... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Garrett T
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Williston Park, New York
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Long Island Children's Museum offers 14 interactive exhibits plus live theater, art spaces and daily activities to provide hours of discovery for children of all ages.
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11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Terrific place for families of all ages. Many activities, themes, and rooms with two floors to occupy kids. Not so much a museum, but more an indoor, somewhat educational playground. Had a bubble room, sand room, blocks, mirrors, live insect displays (including a beehive), and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

I brought my two kids here, till they were about 9 or 10. They always had fun, gets a bit crowded on the weekends.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Garrett T
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I went with my 3 1/2 year old and my parents for a visit, during the week. While the exhibits are nicely done and presented, it is not really appropriate for 3 1/2 years old. My daughter did have fun trying out all the things,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Starting taking my grandson here when he was three. He is now 51/2 and we have been back many times..it is a fabulous place at any age..the bubble room is so much fun...the block room is great..my grandsons favorite thing is the maze..I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Although my children ages 10 and 2 really enjoyed the day I was a little disappointed that we had to leave to get lunch. However they do have a large cafeteria if you wanted to bring a bag lunch but I did not know that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for the review! Please note - our vending machines offer refrigerated lunch food and healthy snacks like yogurt, cheese and crackers, sandwiches and granola bars for people who don't have food on hand. We also offer hand stamps so families can return later...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this museum so much interactions from staff and help. Allows children to use inquiry

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kaydian P
Reviewed April 15, 2018

So glad to have the chance to see my grandchildren enjoy this wonderful place. Must admit that the blocks appeal to me almost as much as to them. And who would not enjoy the Bubble Room?

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Betsy C
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts! Blocks and bubbles are definitely favorites.

Reviewed April 15, 2018

We are members of the museum. We love it! My children can spend hours there, or just run in for a quick visit. I would definitely recommend it.

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Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Christine L
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We love the museum. My 3 year favorite part changes with each visit. Last week he esp loved the beach. Thank you

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Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gzetrenne
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

That’s wonderful - thank you for sharing your experience!

Reviewed April 6, 2018

The event itself was super cute - and Peter Rabbit was ADORABLE - unlike many of the bunnies that have been around. All of the spaced out activities were fantastic and cute. The one complaint that I do have is that it was WAY to...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
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Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

We hear you loud and clear. We’re talking about potential solutions that can help ensure a positive experience for all. Thank you for your feedback!

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BelindaC1273
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Richard M |
Yes, it was fun for me taking my grandsons. There is enough to look at and enjoy.
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shaindym
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Tiara L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! there's so much for little ones to do. They have a specific place for toddlers but the rest of the museum has age appropriate exhibits.
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Scrappy617
March 19, 2017|
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Response from muddyrts | Reviewed this property |
$9 for theater $13 for general admission
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jhwanderer
Queens, NY
Long Island Children's Museum (2 Replies)
Hi. Reposted from NYC forum - I didn't know there was an LI-wide forum. I'm trying to find a good way to get BACK from the LI Children's Museum to the city without a car. Today I went there with my kid, and getting there was easy: take LIRR to Mineola or Hempstead, whichever comes first, and take a cab. Getting back ... Two cab companies tell me there's a 45 minute wait. A transit app said there was an N16 stop near the museum but a bus sped right by me; looks like the stop isn't served...More
August 22, 2015|
Response fromthedawnof31|
Right next store to the LICM is the Cradle of Aviation Museum, next to that is Nassau Community College. There are a few buses that serve the college. I am not exactly sure where on campus the bus stop is, but I would imagine that would be the best option. From there, you could take a few different buses--to Hempstead, Mineola, or Freeport train stations or to Roosevelt Field Mall (which you can then transfer to many more buses.) To use a taxi, you would need to reserve one in advance....More