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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Kids love it,.... and its green too.

The Brooklyn Children's Museum is located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn,NY. It was founded in 1899, it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephan G
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Frankfurt, Germany
Great place for little kids

As a ex-brooklyn nanny I came here a lot with lots of children. It is a little better for younger... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gabriella C
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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 good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 Mic 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 donny b
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We visited New York in March 2017 for a family wedding. Honestly, we found New York painful to visit with small children and this museum was definitely a highlight for them. There is plenty of stuff to do at the museum to keep the kids...More

1  Thank NewfieTravellers1
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My grandchild and I spent 3 hours here and probably could of stayed longer. He had a great time. Lots to do for kids. I would not realy call this a museum, found the place more like a big indoor playground/kindergaden for children but we...More

1  Thank AnitaBarbara
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Given that we stayed in Brooklyn during our latest trip to NYC, we decided to try something closer for the kids. This place has such good reviews that honestly, I expected way more. The museum is really out-of-date, many interactive things that the kids could...More

2  Thank NadiaR777
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This museum is amazing. You could be there for a day! So much to absorb no matter what the age so you want to keep going back! I had so much fun with my grand daughter and my son also we decided to sign up...More

Thank Cindy S
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