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Museum of Chinese in America Announces Health-Focused Exhibit for Kids

Museum of Chinese in America Announces Health-Focused Exhibit for Kids

An interactive mini exhibit is coming to Lower Manhattan in the new year to help teach children how to lead healthy lives.

Walk Among Live Butterflies at the American Museum of Natural History

Walk Among Live Butterflies at the American Museum of Natural History

The Butterfly Conservatory is an annual exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History and will reopen for the season on Dec. 10.

Vanderbilt Museum: Family Outing

Vanderbilt Museum: Family Outing

Vanderbilt Museum—a mansion, marine and natural history museum, and planetarium—is a great family-friendly museum to spend the day at with kids in Centerport.

Learn All About Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History

Learn All About Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History introduced a new bilingual exhibit called ¡Cuba! that explores the rich culture and biodiversity of Cuba.

Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, Madame Tussauds in Times Square is offering free admission for kids younger than 12.

Aspiring Astronauts Can Experience Mars

Aspiring Astronauts Can Experience Mars

As part of a promotion for National Geographic Channel's "MARS" series, New Yorkers can experience what it's like to be on the Red Planet at the pop-up exhibit, Experience Mars.

Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

You and the family can attend events, explore museums, and see work that’s new and from the past with fine and visual art events in the NY Metro area.

The Best Way to Visit the Liberty Science Center With Kids

The Best Way to Visit the Liberty Science Center With Kids

Here are some tips for a successful visit to New Jersey's first major state science museum, the Liberty Science Center.

Reduced Admission to Summer of Hamilton Until Labor Day

Reduced Admission to Summer of Hamilton Until Labor Day

Families who want to enjoy Summer of Hamilton at the New-York Historical Society are in luck because from now until Labor Day admission will cost, well, a Hamilton. Visitors can discover everything the New-York Historical Society has to offer with special $10 Museum Admission.

A Taste of the Museum of Ice Cream

A Taste of the Museum of Ice Cream

This pop-up museum in the Meatpacking District is the ideal place to cool off from the New York City summer heat and is a scoop of heaven for ice cream lovers of all ages.

New York City Fire Museum: Family Outing

New York City Fire Museum: Family Outing

The New York City Fire Museum is the official museum of the FDNY and has everything you need to learn about the evolution of firefighting.

Queens Museum: Family Outing

Queens Museum: Family Outing

A guide to visiting the Queens Museum with your kids.

Summer Activities in Rockland County, NY

Summer Activities in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED August: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Rockland County. Our guide helps you choose from kids classes, summer camps, summer programs, activities near Rockland County, NY, and family excursions. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Orangetown, Ramapo, New Rochelle, Nyack, Pomona, Suffern, New City, Valley Cottage, and the rest of Rockland County, NY.

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When to catch free admission at NYC's children's museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens.

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Intrepid

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Intrepid

The Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Intrepid Museum is now open and running through October.

Where to Experience Jewish Culture and History in NYC

Where to Experience Jewish Culture and History in NYC

Where to experiencing Jewish history and culture in NYC with your kids, that is easy, fun, and educational.

Teens Release Research on Two New Animals in NYC

Teens Release Research on Two New Animals in NYC

NYC teens conducting research at the American Museum of Natural History recently announced the results of separate studies evaluating two animals that are making the metropolitan area home: coyotes and Boraria stricta, a millipede from the Southeast.

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to NYC

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to NYC

NYC families and tourists are in for a sweet treat when the Museum of Ice Cream opens in the Meatpacking District at the end of July.

New-York Historical Society to Recreate the Hamilton-Burr Duel

New-York Historical Society to Recreate the Hamilton-Burr Duel

Summer of Hamilton at the New-York Historical Society continues this Sunday, July 10 at 1pm and 3pm with a recreation of the infamous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

Madame Tussauds: The Best Place for Selfies in NYC

Madame Tussauds: The Best Place for Selfies in NYC

Madame Tussauds wax museum is so much more than just a Times Square tourist attraction for out-of-towners.

NYC Public School Students' Art Work Displayed at The Met

NYC Public School Students' Art Work Displayed at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display works of art from 90 public school students from across the five boroughs of New York City.

Kids Combine Creativity and Culture in Creating Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Exhibit

Kids Combine Creativity and Culture in Creating Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Exhibit

The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling in West Harlem welcomes local middle-school students to participate in the construction of a new exhibit, celebrating culture and creativity.

New Exhibit on Crocs Opens at the American Museum of Natural History

New Exhibit on Crocs Opens at the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History welcomes an exhibit with snap: Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World at American Museum of Natural History.

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Third Annual Night at the Museums

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Third Annual Night at the Museums

Families can enjoy free admission at 15 Lower Manhattan museums and historical sites when The Downtown Culturals Group presents the third annual Night at the Museums on June 21.

Westchester Children's Museum: A Welcome Addition to the County

Westchester Children's Museum: A Welcome Addition to the County

Westchester Children's Museum--adjacent to Rye Playland and Rye Boardwalk--offers fun, creative activities for children in a small space.




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