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Alice Austen House: Family Outing

Alice Austen House: Family Outing

The Alice Austen House, also called Clear Comfort, is a historical landmark and vibrant cultural center, which exhibits parts of Austen’s extensive photography collection with the mission of keeping the spirit of the early American photographer alive.

New Children's Museum Opens in Rye

New Children's Museum Opens in Rye

The long-awaited opening of the new Westchester Children's Museum is here. Check out the new facility within Rye Playland, chock-full of family-friendly activities.

Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

A Year with Children is an annual exhibit, now in its 45th year, that showcases the artwork of New York City public school students in grades 2-6 at the Guggenheim Museum.

American Museum of Natural History Announces New Crocodile Exhibit

American Museum of Natural History Announces New Crocodile Exhibit

While visitors to the American Museum of Natural History are enjoying its current exhibit, Dinosaurs Among Us, the staff is busy at work on its next one, opening in May: Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World, according to a Museum press release.

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit called “Dinosaurs Among Us” on March 21 that will compare dinosaurs to modern-day birds.

The New-York Historical Society Opens an Exhibit Dedicated to Children’s Author Mo Willems

The New-York Historical Society Opens an Exhibit Dedicated to Children’s Author Mo Willems

Beloved children’s author and illustrator Mo Willems now has an exhibit all about his work at the New-York Historical Society.

The Museum of Modern Art is Offering Spring Break Programming for Kids and Parents

The Museum of Modern Art is Offering Spring Break Programming for Kids and Parents

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is offering great programs for kids and families this spring break.

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”

QUIZ: Which NYC Museum Are You?

QUIZ: Which NYC Museum Are You?

With so many museums scattered throughout all five boroughs of New York City, how can you choose the best one to visit? Take our quiz and find your museum match!

New Children’s Museum Coming to the Bronx

New Children’s Museum Coming to the Bronx

Construction is close to starting on the site of the future Bronx Children’s Museum, located at Mill Pond Park at the Bronx Terminal Market Powerhouse right along the Harlem River.

Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

March is Women’s History Month, and there are many ways to commemorate women that made an influence in progressing female empowerment in our country and the world. Celebrate at one of these activities, museums, or statues across the New York area all month long.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center: A Day of Fun, Indoors and Outdoors

Stamford Museum & Nature Center: A Day of Fun, Indoors and Outdoors

Stamford Museum & Nature Center offers a variety of fun things to do with kids, including Bendel Mansion Museum, Overbrook Nature Center, and Heckscher Farm, all of which allow you to get close to nature.

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

It turns out that man’s best friends have been dogs ever since the Viking era!

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn how the Vikings actually lived their lives and walk out of this exhibit at Discovery Times Square with a whole different perspective.

10 Best Family Activities for February

10 Best Family Activities for February

From Valentines Day to Presidents Day, from local bowling alleys to regional day trips, here are the best kids' activities for February.

The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

Housed in a former crayon factory, the Crayola Experience in Easton, PA, offers many activities for kids to unleash their artistic creativity.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Shows Experimental Lighting Display

Metropolitan Museum of Art Shows Experimental Lighting Display

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is experimenting with a light display in the Ancient Egypt exhibit to show how the Temple of Dendur may have looked when it was first built.

Earth Shaking New Exhibit at the Long Island Children's Museum

Earth Shaking New Exhibit at the Long Island Children's Museum

Discover the science of earthquakes and tsunamis at the Long Island Children's Museum's new exhibit, When the Earth Shakes.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Family Outing

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Family Outing

Wildlife abounds at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall, NY. The nature center was founded in 1959 with a focus on environmental education.

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.

The American Museum of Natural History Debuts a New Dinosaur, the Titanosaur

The American Museum of Natural History Debuts a New Dinosaur, the Titanosaur

The Titanosaur is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History. The dinosaur was discovered in 2014 in Argentine Patagonia and is the largest dinosaur ever found, at a whopping 122 feet long.

Liberty Science Center Welcomes Sid the Science Kid

Liberty Science Center Welcomes Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid exhibit opens at Liberty Science Center in New Jersey.

American Folk Art Museum: Family Outing

American Folk Art Museum: Family Outing

Learn about America’s rich historical, social, and artistic culture at the American Folk Art Museum on the Upper West Side.

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC released their list of updated benefits and discounts for all municipal ID holders.

Museums in the NY Metro Area

Museums in the NY Metro Area

A roundup of the best kid-friendly and children's museums in the New York metro area, including museums in Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, and Fairfield County, CT.




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