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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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It's a nice place but was very crowded

We were there during sukot and it was packed!!. Otherwise it could of been nice. The exbithitions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elad B
Jerusalem, Israel
via mobile
Brooklyn Children's Museum made a 3 year old cry...

My nephew went to the Brooklyn Children's Museum as he does twice per month. There is a new exhibit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarcAnthony C
New York City, New York
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there during sukot and it was packed!!. Otherwise it could of been nice. The exbithitions are nice and well equipped. But it needs more guiding.

Thank Elad B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nephew went to the Brooklyn Children's Museum as he does twice per month. There is a new exhibit called Markeryard that the website describes "invites children to test their motor skills and imaginations as they construct, build, and invent structures and other creations using...More

Thank MarcAnthony C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had great expectations as we loved the museum they have in Manhattan, but the one in Brooklyn is way more boring. Even though we arrived early in the morning, already there were not enough toys for the pretend games. The grocery store had the...More

1  Thank shopaholic1979
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great Art for the kids. A quiet place in the heart of the city. Near the Library and Grand Army Plaza, Much to see and enjoy.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Brooklyn Children's Museum is located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn,NY. It was founded in 1899, it is the first museum in the United States – and probably, the first one worldwide – that caters specifically to children. Its location in what is predominantly a residential...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As a ex-brooklyn nanny I came here a lot with lots of children. It is a little better for younger children but still pretty fun for all. highly recommend on hot days. Has a cute water play area. Has sand and dirt play areas too....More

Thank Gabriella C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A really nice and educating trip. for all ages and stages even my 5 month old enjoyed to play there.

Thank YBC1268
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful way to spend a cold or rainy day. Young kids love the interactive exhibits, and we love the local touches. But, some of the staff - esp. in the water/blocks portion - don't seem to enjoy their jobs. And you don't...More

1  Thank d k
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of activities for the young children We were there for couple of hours. My grandson was occupied all this time and don't want to leave. Absolutely recommend it.

Thank Tatyana P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It's not kept clean. Many of the items are touch related. Every time I took kids there the next day they came down with pinkeye,colds etc.My daughter should have worn gloves and I should have had handy wipes on me.Area parking isn't the greatest don't...More

Thank frank g
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18 September 2017|
Response from shopaholic1979 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I don't think there is much to do for a 13 months old kid :(