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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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Very rude unhelpful staff

Our kids were so excited to visit here on our first day in NY. The person at the ticket desk could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trina R
via mobile
What a great place for kids!

We loved this place- our 2 year old loved it, too! Toddler area to place dress up, read, play with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ahyiweewee
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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 good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sand box” (10 reviews)
“toddler area” (9 reviews)
“water area” (5 reviews)
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145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
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+1 718-735-4400
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"sand box"
in 10 reviews
"toddler area"
in 9 reviews
"water area"
in 5 reviews
"older kids"
in 7 reviews
"sand play"
in 3 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"great place to take kids"
in 4 reviews
"pretend play"
in 2 reviews
"pizza"
in 12 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"young ones"
in 2 reviews
"residential area"
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"free admission"
in 2 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 4 reviews
"whole family"
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"street parking"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids were so excited to visit here on our first day in NY. The person at the ticket desk could not have been any more uninterested, it would not be an understatement to say he treated us with sustain. Similar experience at the water...More

Thank Trina R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place- our 2 year old loved it, too! Toddler area to place dress up, read, play with sand and water! Then there are areas to peak your interest about nature. There are areas to play make believe while learning about different cultures!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is great! We are family members because of our two year old granddaughter. She loves it here. They have a separate section for toddlers, but the rest of it is appropriate for her as well. You'll have a great afternoon of fun here.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

You can take your children to this place as many times as you like, children will never get bored inside the museum, there are so many entertaining stations inside the museum as well as playing areas.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

In a city filled with museums, this one is perfect for the under 10 child. It is comparatively small and very manageable. My grandchildren's favorite spot was the international area. They played for hours pretending that they were working in a pizza store which was...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My 5 year old had a great time at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. Lots of fun exhibits for all ages. Natural, cultural, and science focused exhibits. Free coat and stroller check was nice. Very affordable at $11 each. Could use some updates in some areas,...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

A great interactive space for young kids. Upon entering, there is a museum store to the left and following that hallway, there is a an interactive water/mechanics station where children can use a waterproof apron while they play with the water activities. There are different...More

2  Thank imskimmy
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This place is best for children under 5. I went with my 2 1/2 yr old and my friend and her almost 4 yr old and they had a lot of fun. We came on Thursday at 2:30 which was "pay as you wish" donation...More

1  Thank BabyAnn
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Full of things to do for all ages of children, wonderful exposure to cultures of the world and those of Brooklyn, messages of dignity, diversity, respect for others throughout. We enjoyed it immensely.

1  Thank 856bill
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

There are good and bass of this museum for sure. It’s easy to get around and plenary of space for kids to run (and get lost) but the museum is really not that big so even if lost, they’re easily found. The gardens, biotanical space...More

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