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Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900
+1 718-735-4400
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A mind boggling chilrdren museum, well disigned.

You can take your children to this place as many times as you like, children will never get bored... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
831bcm
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Durban, South Africa
Perfect for the younger child

In a city filled with museums, this one is perfect for the under 10 child. It is comparatively... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2ellen
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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.
  • 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"
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"toddler area"
in 9 reviews
"water area"
in 5 reviews
"older kids"
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"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"
in 3 reviews
"street parking"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 17 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

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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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Reviewed 6 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

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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
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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.

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ksalioto
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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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