Hall of Science Queens

Hall of Science Queens

Schedule:                   Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                                  Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission:                 Ticket required

Free Admission:          Friday from 2pm to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 11am.

                                  There is a free time from September to June

Library Schedule:         Thursday - Friday: 12:30pm – 5:00p.m.

                                  Saturday: 12:30pm – 6:00 p.m.

                                  Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


he Hall of Science is one of the few structures that survived the World Fair in New York in 1964 at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is the only interactive science center with more than 400 devices that explore the field of biology, chemistry and physics, where children and teenagers can see two NASA rockets on display in the gardens outside the museum, one of them is a titan and the other an Atlas were the attraction of the 1964 World's Fair. Exposure Math was designed by IBM.

The museum also has a special area for the youngest, preschool children.

Our Advice:

You should arrive early, especially during school vacation weeks. To get there take the 7 train to the stop 111 and walk three blocks south to Roosevelt Avenue. Bus - Stop the Q23 and Q58 Corona Avenue and 108th Street. The P48 stops at 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue

Shop in the store it offers a variety of gifts for science lovers for all ages. You can buy online or call 718-699-0005 ext. 443

Museum of Mathematics

Museum of Mathematics

Schedule:           10:00 am to 5:00 pm

                           Seven days a week

                           Closes the first Wednesday of the month at 2:30 pm

Admission:         Requires to pay for the Admission


Its first museum in United States dedicated to mathematics, has more than 30 exhibitions, each of them are interactive and colorful. Visitors can create fractals video with their own bodies passing in front of a camera that multiplies its form, children can ride a tricycle with square wheels that manages to roll gently by a specially curved track. And the cold and mysterious connections between numbers that are revealed in a multiplication experiment of 7 meters high, occupying the main staircase.

Our advice:

MoMath has innovative exhibitions involving people from all ages but with a special emphasis on activities for children and youth.

American Folk Art Museum

American Folk Art Museum

Schedule:                      Tuesday - Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                                     Friday - 12:00 pm. to  7:30 pm

                                     Saturday - 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

                                     Monday closed

Admission:                    Admission is free

It is a museum dedicated to American folk art and self-taught artists, is next to a big museum like the MOMA, that it doesn’t opaque, if it looks small from the outside, it has 5 floors. If you like folklore, worth a visit, you can make the tour in two hours, works by self-taught artists creating quilts, portraits, sculptures, photographs, you will be amazed at what can be created with the humblest materials.

It encourages groups of adults self-guided to explore the museum as individual visitors; note that external teachers are not allowed.

Our Advice: 

There is no charge for self-guided groups, but reservations for groups of more than 10 people is required, with a maximum of 30 participants, reserving at least 4 weeks before the visit.

The Museum offers free guides families to use together galleries, ask at reception and a free copy and pencil to use. If you want to draw by yourself, only pencils are allowed in the galleries.

Baby strollers are allowed in all the galleries of museums. Alternatively, you can choose to take a carrier, and getting strollers to store in wardrobe area or adjacent to the locker room area. Backpacks and larger bags should be left at the box office of the museum.

There is a coffee shop on the second floor and bathrooms for those who can not climb stairs.

New York City Fire Museum

New York City Fire Museum

Schedule:   Open daily 10am to 5pm

                    Closed major holidays


In order to give recognition to all these heroes dressed in red, Fire Museum of New York was created. Housed in a former fire station dating from 1904, it is visited by more than 40,000 people annually. Retired firefighters are responsible for providing guided tours, telling their experiences helped by the impressive collection.

Tickets: click here can consult input costs and relevant information that gives us the museum.

Exhibitions and collections: It has more than 10 thousand objects, among which is an engine fire considered the oldest in North America, we see hats, helmets, belts, films, documentaries, flashlights, tools, cars, engines, trumpet, rattles, used before the civil war. It has a memorial to the 343 firefighters who died in the 9/11 attacks as artifacts recovered from the World Trade Center.

If you want to see its exhibits you can click here

Our advice:

  • Fun for kids, they have helmets and jackets that can be used.
  • Many of his objects can touch them and take pictures.
  • His monument dedicated to 9/11 has real emotional not hesitate visit.

Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History

Schedule:                         Every day from 10 a.m.-05: 45 pm.

Admission:                       Differential rates according to the tours and schedule 

                                        By donation Fridays from 6pm to 8pm

                                        Children from 5 to 13 years have free admission


Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world, you must enter through the 79th Street from Central Park, the Museum consists of 25 interconnected buildings housing 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its famous library, which is one of the leading scientific and cultural institutions in the world.

Since 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission “to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, nature and the universe” through an extensive program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

The collection of the Museum of Natural History is made up of more than 35 million items and is considered the largest in the world. For lack of space and time of visitors, not all objects are exposed at the same time.

Our advice:

  • Among the exhibition halls of the museum, the most visited are biodiversity with hundreds of stuffed animals, minerals and meteorites and especially the dinosaurs, which contains fossils and reproductions natural size, the museum does not disappoint anyone, visitors happiest usually are children, perhaps because of dinosaurs.
  • The Museum is the central character in American comedy "Night at the Museum ''.
  • Admission by donation-pay what you want only works on Fridays from 6am to 8pm. The General admission Plus, which includes admission to the Museum and Rose Center for Earth and Space, plus a special exhibit, IMAX cinema, or Show Hayden Planetarium, this program has a fee.

Children Museum Of Manhattan

Children Museum Of Manhattan

Hours:  Sunday to Friday 10am - 5pm

              Saturday 10am - 7pm 


It is a great destination for children, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan stresses children's education, music, health, creativity, science, and world cultures through authentic surroundings of interactive exhibits, performances, classes, workshops, and sponsored by the Museum where kids have fun while learning festivals. Has 5 floors of which 3 are dedicated to less than 6 years old, the other two are for all ages.

Input: Check out the cost of tickets by clicking here.

Programs: You can check its many programs by clicking here.


Our advice:

  • The first Friday of each month admission is free.
  • The entry of food and drinks are not allowed because many children may be allergic to certain foods.
  • At all times children should be accompanied by persons over 18 years.

Jewish Children Museum (Brooklyn)

Jewish Children Museum (Brooklyn)

Schedule: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 4pm

                  Closed Friday and Saturday

                  Sunday 10:00am. to 5:30pm.


The Jewish Children's Museum is the largest of its kind in the United States, explores Jewish history and heritage in a stimulating and interactive environment through exhibitions festivals, biblical history, the land of Israel, contemporary Jewish life among many others. Through innovative technology and multimedia, Jewish history and values come to life in the museum.

We can find an art gallery, two computer labs with the latest technology, a game show studio, an audiovisual room with 75 seats, a miniature golf course and a craft.

Exhibitions: Check out current exhibitions by clicking here or schedule of activities by clicking here. You can find the costs for each activity in the calendar.

Our advice:

  • If you have Jewish beliefs it is a great place for children and parents learn in a fun way all about Jewish culture. 
  • Of course, the families of all ethnicities and religions are welcome.
  • Everything can be touched

Staten Island Children Museum

Staten Island Children Museum

Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11 AM to 5PM

             Saturday - Sunday 10 am  to 5 pm


Located in the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, opened in 1976, The Children's Museum Staten Island highlights the explorer and scientist of all children in a practical and interactive way. It also has workshops aimed at stimulating the creative and innovative spirit children functions.

Input: You can check the cost of tickets by clicking here.

Exhibits and activities: It is home to a variety of exhibitions, programs, special events and recreational activities, where children can spend the day testing their imagination and learning about the world around them, such as using an exoskeleton an ant and pass through a human-sized ant imagining the lives of these. If you want to view your current activities and exhibitions you can click here.

Our advice:

  • Every Wednesday from 3 pm to 5 pm Admission is free.
  • It has disabled access to most of the museum.
  • If you purchase the New York Pass admission is free.

Children Museum of the Arts

Children Museum of the Arts

Hours: Monday 12pm - 5pm

             Thursday - Friday 12pm - 6pm

             Saturday - Sunday 10am - 5pm


The Children’s Museum of the Arts provides stimulating exhibitions and interactive programs for children between 10 months and 15 years, encouraging them to develop their creative potential through visual and performing arts with over 2000 children's art pieces. The museum emphasizes inclusion, aimed at integrating children with special needs and their families

The CMA is similar to an art studio focused on children. The exhibits are actually working spaces where children can experiment with creating your own art, using a set of materials to sculpt and make collages. With a large amount of materials and different exhibitions at the CMA, your visit can last several hours.

Check out the schedule by clicking here activities. 

Cost programs: By clicking here you can consult the cost of some of its programs.

Our advice:

  • All workshops are closed 15 minutes before closing.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult, maximum three children per adult.
  • Clay Bar is one of the most visited attractions of the museum, the best days to visit are Mondays.
  • It is advisable to wear clothes that do not mind getting dirty.craftsandworkshopsFor
  • It is a good place to visit if you are visiting New York City with small children.

Brooklyn Children Museum

Brooklyn Childrens Museum

Schedule: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

                  Thursday 10am - 6pm


Founded in 1899, The Children's Museum of Brooklyn (Brooklyn Children Museum), is the first children's museum in the United States and for some the first of its kind in the world. Subjected to an expansion and remodeling to double its space, it was reopened on September 20, 2008, becoming the first green museum in New York City.

Its main mission is to engage children in educational and entertainment experiences through innovative programs, the excellence of its exhibitions, and interactive use of its collection.

The Museum encourages children between 2 and 10 years has develop understanding and respect for themselves, others and the world around them.

Exhibitions and collections: It has 4 permanent exhibitions: Totally Tots (9 sensory play areas, including sand, water and music), central collection (consisting of 29 thousand works), Nature's World Brooklyn neighborhood.

Similarly perform the temporary exhibitions can check by clicking here, or you can check your calendar events by clicking here.

Admission: Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm Admission is free. You can check the cost the cost of entry by clicking here.

Our advice:

  • The museum is designed for children between 2 and 10 years.
  • You will find a large playground and a park behind the museum.
  • The museum has a space and special programs to celebrate the birthday of small unique and special way, if you want more information on this topic can click here.
Hall of Science Queens
Museum of Mathematics
American Folk Art Museum
New York City Fire Museum
Museum of Natural History
Children Museum Of Manhattan
Jewish Children Museum (Brooklyn)
Staten Island Children Museum
Children Museum of the Arts
Brooklyn Children Museum