Best Kids Museums
New York

What are the top kids museums in New York? Fun activities to do for children, programs for kids and recommended birthday party places in New York.

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is facing Central Park, it's one of the largest and well-known museums in the world. Enjoy with your kids looking at many dinosaur’s skeletons, fossils, human’s origins and ocean life. Watch I MAX movies and Space Shows. Open every day, closed at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Address: 200 Central Park West New York

Rose center for Earth and Space

Rose Center for earth and space in New York

A little further, the Rose Center for Earth and Space belongs to the American Museum of Natural History. The Hayden Planetarium houses amazing shows, the Space Theater and the Big Bang presentation.

Different Halls: Hall of Planet Earth, Cullman Hall of the Universe, Heilbrunn Cosmic Pathway and the Scales of the Universe. Open daily, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Address: 200 Central Park West New York.

New York Transit Museum

New York Transit Museum

Discover the history of New York City Subway, trolleys and buses at the New York Transit Museum. The kids love it, an imitation of a traffic intersection. Best place for birthday parties. Closed Mondays and holidays.

Location: Boerum Place Brooklyn

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

New York Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is the place to see a submarine, the Concorde and ships. Exciting event, the Space Shuttle Enterprise will be home at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Best place for birthday party. Mondays are closed in fall and winter.

Location: West 46th Street 12th Avenue

Sony Wonder Technology Lab

The Sony Wonder Technology Lab is fun place for kids and grown-up, Robot Zone, Interactive Floor, Game Builder, Movie Maker... Great place for birthdays parties. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

Address: 550 Madison Ave New York 

Children's Museum of Manhattan

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is a wonderful place for young kids.  You can spend a day here! Kids programs, performances, a cool place for a birthday party! 

Address:  212 W. 83d St., New York City Manhattan

Other kids museums New York Hall of Science, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Museum of the Moving Image, Children's Museum of the Arts.

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