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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)
“water area”(7 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went Memorial weekend & it wasn't to crowded. Great exhibit's! We took 3 boys ages 1, 5 & 11. The museum was perfect for them. I don't think children over 11 would have a lot of fun here. There's an area geared for toddlers...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank monique f
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This museum caters to the younger child (5 and under). The grandchildren especially enjoy the water play, digging in the sand, various building blocks, dress up area, and the various arts and carfts activities they have on week-ends. They also enjoy when the sea animals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grandbubby
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

This is a great museum to take children too! There are even some discounts for firemen, policemen, ConEd employees, teachers to help out with admission! When my family and I took my nephew, we got in for free because we had a ConEd employee, a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed November 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frances51
Reviewed November 9, 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed October 13, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed October 1, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny_Z37
Reviewed August 31, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank marien882
Reviewed August 29, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank roadwarrior96
Reviewed August 25, 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 17, 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 :(