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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Fantastic for little ones!

We got stuck in Brooklyn for a day as our transit flight was cancelled due to a snowstorm and... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Grand Cayman
via mobile
great place to take kids

Took our two grandsons here for a day. Could spend hours doing things with them. Lots of different... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Joseph S
Miami Shores, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“toddler area” (9 reviews)
“older kids” (7 reviews)
“blue sand” (5 reviews)
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145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We got stuck in Brooklyn for a day as our transit flight was cancelled due to a snowstorm and hotels around JFK were full. With 2 kids aged 3 and 9 months, we needed something to do indoors and out of the hotel. This was...More

Thank QueenBeanTreen
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Took our two grandsons here for a day. Could spend hours doing things with them. Lots of different interests that all could see and do. Even for the adults. A great learning experience for all. Good food court also.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Really dissapointed with this. Has a rundown look to it. Upgrade necessary. Toddler area best but not really educational. Giftshop quite good though.

Thank orlaithmannion
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My two and 8 year old had fun. My 12 year old and I were somewhat bored. Lots of play areas for the toddlers, including water play and sand play and a very green outdoor backyard with trees and benches to sit. Cafeteria was not...More

1  Thank MrsXM
Reviewed 10 October 2017 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 25 September 2017

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

1  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
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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 :(