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July 23, 2014 2:12 pm    |    by Carolina


You want your children to be as engaged as you are during your trip to Brooklyn, so why not take them to a museum just for them? The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is a fun and interactive venue where children can learn. Officially converted from a museum to the world’s first children’s museum in 1899, this building has provided education and entertainment for well over a century. Your kids will have fun at this Brooklyn staple.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum houses a variety of collections for visitors to explore, from Art Inspires Art, an exhibition featuring a variety of art mediums, to Neighborhood Nature, which contains information about many species of animal in the area (you can even try seeing things from a fish-eye view). They know that children have a broad variety of interests, so the spectrum of fields that the Brooklyn Children’s Museum covers is wide ranging. The parents that visit are often enthralled as well! Everyone can learn new things during their time at the museum.

Visitors will also appreciate that the Brooklyn Children’s Museum is also New York City’s first green museum, with a dedication to environmental sustainability. The commitment to using recycled products in everyday supplies, displays, and even in building materials has lead the museum to attaining many green initiative awards. Brooklyn Children’s Museum also engages children in instruction about protecting the environment with recycling, sustainable practices, and more. Visit today to learn how your family can reduce your carbon footprint while you have fun exploring our museum!

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11213

Phone: (718) 735-4400


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Admission is $9.00 per person and free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.

Free admission hours are Thursdays from 3pm-5pm and 3pm-7pm every third Thursday of the month.

Website: http://www.brooklynkids.org/

Where to Stay

Hotel LeBleu

Hotel LeBleu is a quick 10 minutes from this exciting attraction, meaning that you and your family will be able to rest comfortably when you’re not actively learning at the museum. This inviting Brooklyn hotel offers a variety of amenities and service options to help make you feel right at home during your vacation in the Big Apple.

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Shopping, museums, Coney Island, endless entertainment for everyone.


Brooklyn is centrally located and well served by three major airports.


More affordable than Manhattan, but no less rewarding.

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