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Long Island Museum Offers Free Rides for Schools
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, a museum that focuses on American history and art with a tie to Long Island, is offering its Rides for Kids program this year after piloting it last year. The program provides free rides for schools to visit the museum. (read the story...)

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History
Are your kids not thrilled about learning history? Try immersing them in history by visiting a local museum with a mummy exhibit, The Brooklyn Museum or Metropolitan Museum of Art are two nearby, or watch one of these movies or play one of these games about history to supplement learning. (read the story...)

Play the Day Away at Children's Museum of Manhattan
The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) proves that museums don't have to be boring. This NYC museum for young kids offers a full day of fun that will leave your tots with a love of hands-on learning. (read the story...)

Queens County Farm Museum: A Rural Getaway Right in NYC
Visit the Queens County Farm Museum historic site in Floral Park to be transported back to a simpler time and enjoy country-style activities for the whole family. (read the story...)

Maker Faires in the New York Metro Area Support STEM Learning
Maker Faires, which celebrate invention, creativeness, and resourcefulness, are a fun, family-friendly way to support STEM learning at home. We've compiled a list of Maker Faires in the New York metro area that you can take your kids to. (read the story...)

Honor and Remember: Visiting the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum allows visitors to learn about the 9/11 tragedy and pay tribute to its victims and survivors. If you're thinking of visiting the site with your kids, here's what to expect and some tips on how to prepare for the experience. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Stepping Stones Museum for Children
The Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT, provides young visitors with learning opportunities through its interactive and accessible exhibits and programs. (read the story...)

Madeline’s 75th Anniversary Celebrated with New-York Historical Society Exhibit
To celebrate Madeline's 75th anniversary, the New-York Historical Society is hosting the exhibit Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans. The exhibit includes works of art, the original manuscript, and special artifacts. (read the story...)

5 Ways to Indulge Kids' Dinosaur Obsession This Summer
Indulge your kids' dinosaur obsession this summer with any of these fun outdoor activities taking place across the Tri-State area. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island
Fly with the Blue Angels, meet an astronaut, and soar into space at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, an institution that celebrates the grand history of aviation on Long Island. (read the story...)

Toys of Yesteryear
The Yorktown Museum exhibits timeless treasures in a holiday exhibit for every generation. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Liberty Science Center
The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ, is all about giving kids (and their grownups!) hands-on opportunities to learn about the world around them. Here's what to do at this New Jersey science museum on your next family visit. (read the story...)

NYSCI Unveils Kid-Built Mars Rover Robot in Mars Exhibit
The Beatty Robotics Team, which consists of Camille, age 13, Genevieve, age 11, and their father Robert, built a Mars Rover robot for the Mars exhibit at NYSCI. The girls, who are interested in STEM education, did most of the work on the robot. (read the story...)

A Guide to Train Exhibits, Museums, and Rides for Kids in the NYC Area
Take a trip with your family to a railroad museum or train exhibit in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester, and beyond, where young and old train lovers can ride trains and explore the scenic area aboard a train. (read the story...)

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC
New York City offers countless cultural events and fun kid-friendly activities for all families, including those of children with special needs. Visit the museums, local community centers, and more for special programming that is created with your child with special needs in mind. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan
The Museum of Mathematics, or MoMath, in Manhattan is a dynamic and interactive museum that focuses on enhancing public understanding and perception of math in daily life. It is the first museum of its kind in the country. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Katonah Museum of Art
The Katonah Museum of Art in Bedford, NY, is a non-collecting museum that hosts about a dozen art exhibits each year and corresponding programs for kids and families such as guided tours, story times, art programs, family days, and school vacation programs. (read the story...)

American Museum of Natural History Presents Our Global Kitchen Exhibition
How do you talk to your kids about food, and all the complicated things that go along with it? The American Museum of Natural History, a great museum for kids in Manhattan, has a new exhibition called Our Global Kitchen that will help you talk about food, history, and tradition with your kids. (read the story...)

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit
Harry Potter: The Exhibition returns to NYC's Times Square for a five-month run, featuring first-round favorites such as the Sorting Hat and Hogwarts' Great Hall as well as many new artifacts from the iconic films. (read the story...)

Get Free Museum Admission on Sept. 29
During Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day Live!, you can get free admission to participating museums in the NYC area and beyond. (read the story...)

What to Do with Kids at the New York Hall of Science in Queens
Explore the intriguing world of science with games, sports and hands-on activities at New York Hall of Science. NYSCI also hosts World Maker Faire in September where hundreds of young inventors demonstrate their innovative creations. (read the story...)

Spiders Alive! Exhibition Opens at American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History is running a new exhibition from July 28 until December 2, 2012, showcasing approximately 20 species of live spiders, and highlighting the animal’s anatomy, behavior, and unique characteristics. Visitors will learn about the anatomy, history, and defense mechanisms of spiders, and will also see live spiders up close. (read the story...)

Military Families Get Free Admission to Blue Star Museums this Summer
Active duty military and their family members can enjoy free admission to 70 museums, cultural centers, and historical sites in the NYC area this summer through the Blue Star Museums program. (read the story...)

CT Open House Day
June 9 is the 8th annual Connecticut Open House Day, when museums and cultural establishments all over CT will roll out the red carpet, offering free admission and special incentives. (read the story...)

SPY Exhibit Hits NYC with Plenty of Kid-Friendly Features
SPY: The Secret World of Espionage opens at Discovery Times Square in NYC, giving kids and families a fun and interactive peek into the world of CIA intelligence. (read the story...)


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