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Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
+1 516-224-5800
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GREAT Fun for the KIDS!!! Good Educational Learning, too!!!

HELPFUL HINTS Upfront: --------------------------------------------------------- 1. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tysons Corner, Virginia
So much fun

Great place for kids and parents to interact while learning something new and building creativity... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tiara L
Long Island, New York
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bubble area” (11 reviews)
“all ages” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
+1 516-224-5800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

HELPFUL HINTS Upfront: --------------------------------------------------------- 1. Everyone should wear COMFORTABLE CLOTHING to withstand the sand 'beach' play area and the BUBBLES play area, too. There are other activities to build and do things on various floors, too. 2. Active Duty Military and their Families are FREE...More

Thank Phantastic4u
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! We couldn't agree more. Please note we currently offer free admission for active duty and retired military and their spouses showing military IDs year-round. Through the Blue Star Museum Program, we offer free admission for active duty military and their families Memorial Day...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for kids and parents to interact while learning something new and building creativity. You have to come to the LICM if you have young children because it's honestly a one of a kind place. I took my younger brother and we had a...More

Thank Tiara L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Our family had a great time on our visit. We have a almost 4 year old and a 18 month old. The area for small children was great because it was enclosed and very family friendly. The only thing I was surprised about was that...More

Thank ErinKristin
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We're delighted to hear you had a great visit. Admission is free for children under 12 months, and we have extra tips for exploring different styles of play and learning with children ages 1 through 3 at licm dot org slash toddlers. Take a look...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took my two boys, ages 5 and 2 to the museum this Sunday. We arrived about a forty-five minutes after the museum opened and expected it to be crowded because it was a Sunday during the summer. Luckily it was only...More

Thank Alore85
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for this review! Please check out our website for more resources your family may enjoy as part of our program called LICM4all. It's our Museum-wide initiative to reach, engage and better serve visitors with neurodiversities and those with physical challenges.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had an enjoyable day at the museum. The exhibits were nicely designed and appropriate for you children. It's a good way to spend a few hours with the kids. They could use a few more staff helping out with the interactive exhibits, but all...More

Thank LCarbone23
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is great for young children has just enough exhibits to keep them interested and worth the museum pass. It also gives you discounts to other museums. Some people think they need to visit museums for hours but it's actually the opposite. Especially in...More

Thank mgugli1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Lots to do here for kids between 2-12, although it seems geared for the younger ones. Nothing really fancy, just lots of different things to try- bubble area, tool area, number area, big play area for younger kids with market, slide, motorcycle, train, etc. Bring...More

Thank drjeff77
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is a real family place. We brought kids 4,6,9. All beaches all ages found the place fun. Most the people are very friendly although we didn't see a lot of stuff walking around. It was pretty crowded on the day that we came here....More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit. Our granddaughter have a great time playing in the various rooms. She started with the toddler room- slide, train, construction equipment, garden, post office. She also enjoyed the bubble area, sand play area, craft room, sound room- full...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Must be at least 2 years old up to 11 to enjoy the museum. Kids had a ball. A bit pricey ....but my grandchildren are worth it.

Thank turtlesgal
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20 March 2017|
Response from muddyrts | Reviewed this property |
$9 for theater $13 for general admission
29 October 2015|
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Response from Cheryl R | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how interested your kids are in really sitting and playing/learning will determine how long you stay. I would say 2 hours at a minimum to see everything. But if your kids find something they love, you could... More