New Shark Exhibit to Open at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium

New Shark Exhibit to Open at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium

The grand opening of the New York Aquarium’s newest exhibit— Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks!—will be held by the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Coney Island landmark on Saturday, June 30.

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The Long Island Aquarium Welcomes Baby African Black-Footed Penguin

The Long Island Aquarium Welcomes Baby African Black-Footed Penguin

The Long Island Aquarium is excited to welcome a baby African Black-footed Penguin to its family, according to a press release. The chick is the offspring of Frank and Puddy, making this Puddy's fourth successful hatchling.

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South Street Seaport Presents Free Fridays

South Street Seaport Presents Free Fridays

South Street Seaport Museum is excited to announce its 2018 Free Fridays program, presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation. Join the historical seaport conservation every Friday this summer from July 6 to mid-September between the hours of 3:00pm...

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Special Exhibition 'Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11' to Open in June at 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Special Exhibition 'Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11' to Open in June at 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier announced a new exhibition, "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11," which will exhibit how sports helped heal and unite our grieving country following the World Trade C...

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NYC’s First Pop-Up Pizza Museum Will be Free for Kids

NYC’s First Pop-Up Pizza Museum Will be Free for Kids

The Museum of Pizza (MoPi) is coming to New York October 13 through October 28 and tickets are available now, according to a press release. Nameless Network, the youth media company for Gen Z, is bringing pizza to life in the world’s first experien...

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Long Island Children's Museum Debuts Dinosaur Exhibit

Long Island Children's Museum Debuts Dinosaur Exhibit

Long Island Children’s Museum, located in Garden City, unveiled the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™ exhibit on Jan. 27. The exhibit, which features two distinct environments—the Land of Fire and the Land of Ice—is a hands-on learning experience ge...

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Spy Museum Comes to Midtown Manhattan

Spy Museum Comes to Midtown Manhattan

If you have a knack cracking codes or dodging lasers, than this museum is for you. Skyscape recently opened in midtown Manhattan and it features interactive exhibits and fun games for wannabe spies. This spy museum is great for kids and teens who w...

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Museum of Candy Is Coming to New York City

Museum of Candy Is Coming to New York City

Sugar Factory has plans to open a Museum of Candy in NYC this summer. It will feature edible candy murals, the world’s largest gummy bear, and make-your-own-dessert stations.

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Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Get a taste of Hawaii life at the New York Botanical Garden this summer with a new exhibition called Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii.

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Nab 2-for-1 Tickets During NYC Must-See Week!

Nab 2-for-1 Tickets During NYC Must-See Week!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 during this special NYC event.

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Family Fun in Manhattan in February

Family Fun in Manhattan in February

The can’t-miss events happening in February in Manhattan, including ‘Sesame Street Live!,’ AKC Meet the Breeds, and family-friendly events at the Museum of Chinese in America and The DiMenna Children’s History Museum at the New-York Historical Soci...

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New Events, Venues, and Shows in New York City for 2018

New Events, Venues, and Shows in New York City for 2018

A new year brings new things to do in New York City. 2018 is chock full of fun events, venues, and shows for you and your kids. Here’s a look at 2018’s offerings for kids and families in New York City.

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Family Fun in Manhattan This January

Family Fun in Manhattan This January

These family-friendly events and venues in and around Manhattan are worth planning a visit to this January. Please the nautical enthusiasts in your family at the Progressive New York Boat Show, catch a Gustafer Yellowgold show with the kids, or che...

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Free Aquariums, Museums, Zoos, and Gardens with Suggested Donations

Free Aquariums, Museums, Zoos, and Gardens with Suggested Donations

Pay what you want at these NY metro area museums, zoos, aquariums, and gardens.

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9 Cross-Cultural Museum in Manhattan

9 Cross-Cultural Museum in Manhattan

Help your kids understand the world around them at these cross-cultural museums in Manhattan.

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American Museum of Natural History to Renovate Northwest Coast Hall

American Museum of Natural History to Renovate Northwest Coast Hall

The American Museum of Natural History has announced it will collaborate with the native communities of the Pacific Northwest Coast to renovate the Northwest Coast Hall in preparation for the museum’s 150th anniversary.

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New York International Children's Film Festival Launches Five Borough Tour

New York International Children's Film Festival Launches Five Borough Tour

New York International Children’s Film Festival will be taking highlights from its Oscar-qualifying film festival on tour throughout all five boroughs from October through December.

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How Can I Support My Child's Connection to Nature?

How Can I Support My Child's Connection to Nature?

Six ways you can help your child connect to nature, even in the city.

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Ultimate NFL Experience Coming to Times Square

Ultimate NFL Experience Coming to Times Square

Slated to open Nov. 17, NFL Experience Times Square will immerse fans in the sport and allow them to become members of their favorite team using state-of-the-art technology.

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Family Drip-Painting Workshops at the Pollack-Krasner Home

Family Drip-Painting Workshops at the Pollack-Krasner Home

A visit to the East Hampton home and studio of artists Jackson Pollack and Lee Krasner

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An Exhibit All About Harry Potter Is Coming to New York

An Exhibit All About Harry Potter Is Coming to New York

Harry Potter: A History of Magic is opening at the New-York Historical Society in October 2018.

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Historic Schooner to Visit Rockland County

Historic Schooner to Visit Rockland County

South Street Seaport Museum announced that the historic schooner Pioneer will visit Rockland County from September 20-27, 2017.

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The Museum at Eldridge Street Celebrates Anniversary with Special Programming

The Museum at Eldridge Street Celebrates Anniversary with Special Programming

This fall marks 10 years since the restoration of the synagogue at the Museum at Eldridge street. This September also marks the 130th anniversary of the synagogue's opening.

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A Funhouse-Like Exhibit Is Opening at the American Museum of Natural History

A Funhouse-Like Exhibit Is Opening at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibit all about the senses called Our Senses: An Immersive Experience.

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Brooklyn Museum to Debut Animal Mummies Exhibit

Brooklyn Museum to Debut Animal Mummies Exhibit

If your kids love animals, mummies, or both, head to the Brooklyn Museum this fall or winter to see Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt.

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Solar Eclipse Viewings and Activities in the New York Area

Solar Eclipse Viewings and Activities in the New York Area

For the first time in 99 years, the solar eclipse will be visible to the entire continental United States on Monday, August 21. Here’s how you can celebrate this rare occurrence in the New York area.

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Brooklyn Children's Museum Unveils Green Roof

Brooklyn Children's Museum Unveils Green Roof

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum unveiled its new green roof and canopy.

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Original Illustrations from ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!’ Are Now on Display at the New-York Historical Society

Original Illustrations from ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!’ Are Now on Display at the New-York Historical Society

Twenty-nine original illustrations and book page proofs from 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!' are now on display at the New-York Historical Society through Aug. 30.

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A Family Outing, a Kind Artist, and a Story That Will Melt Your Heart

A Family Outing, a Kind Artist, and a Story That Will Melt Your Heart

It was her kids' only chance to see an exhibit they were dying to see--so the artist gave them a private tour even though the museum was closed.

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Mars Rover to Make Final Landing at the Intrepid Museum's Space and Science Festival

Mars Rover to Make Final Landing at the Intrepid Museum's Space and Science Festival

See a Mars rover concept vehicle, visit a massive NASA expo, meet astronauts, and more at the sixth annual Space and Science Festival at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

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Explore the Scandalous Secrets of the Met on This Tour

Explore the Scandalous Secrets of the Met on This Tour

Scandalous Secrets of the Metropolitan, a walking tour of the Met, is another way for teens, parents, and adults to view art.

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New Dance Exhibit Opens at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

New Dance Exhibit Opens at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Let's Dance!, at the Children's Museum of Manhattan through December, teaches kids all about dance and movement—and lets them test out their own moves.

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Yonkers Public Library Offers Free Admission to New York Museums

Yonkers Public Library Offers Free Admission to New York Museums

The Yonkers Public Library is offering residents free admission to 11 museums and cultural centers in New York, including seven Manhattan museums, as part of its Museum Adventure Pass Program.

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Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Returns to New York

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Returns to New York

Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! offers free admission to participating institutions across the country and a number of them are in New York.

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Eid al-Fitr: What It Is and Where to Celebrate It in the New York City Area

Eid al-Fitr: What It Is and Where to Celebrate It in the New York City Area

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan. Here's what Eid al-Fitr is, when Eid al-Fitr is, and a couple places to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in the New York City area.

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Art by NYC Public School Students Will Soon Be Displayed in Times Square

Art by NYC Public School Students Will Soon Be Displayed in Times Square

Twenty-seven works of art, part of P.S. Art on view at The Met, will soon be displayed on a giant billboard in Times Square.

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

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

Families can enjoy free admission, special programming, and tours of 15 Lower Manhattan museums and historical sites at the fourth annual Night at the Museums.

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Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8, the Wildlife Conservation Society launched a 30-Day Plastics Challenge for people to reduce the amount of plastic items that end up in our oceans.

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Eloise at the Museum to Debut at the New-York Historical Society

Eloise at the Museum to Debut at the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is opening an Eloise at the Museum exhibit from June 30 through Oct. 9, featuring original manuscript pages, photographs, sketchbooks, and more of beloved picture book character Eloise.

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Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey: Family Outing

Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey: Family Outing

See real-life aircraft, learn about aerospace pioneers, and enjoy interactive exhibits at the Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey in Teterboro, NJ.

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Check Out Some of NYC’s Best Museums for Free During the Museum Mile Festival

Check Out Some of NYC’s Best Museums for Free During the Museum Mile Festival

Enjoy free museum access and live entertainment at the 39th annual Museum Mile Festival, which kicks off at El Museo del Barrio on June 13 at 5:45pm.

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The Jim Henson Exhibition Is Opening in July at the Museum of the Moving Image

The Jim Henson Exhibition Is Opening in July at the Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens received an overwhelming amount of support in raising funds in a Kickstarter campaign to make the Jim Henson Exhibition—including puppets from 'The Muppet Show' and 'Sesame Street'—a permanent fixtu...

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New York Aquarium Announces Winners for Its Boardwalk Mural Contest

New York Aquarium Announces Winners for Its Boardwalk Mural Contest

New York Aquarium held a boardwalk mural contest and have announced the three winning designs to be installed in the new Education Hall along the Coney Island Boardwalk.

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New-York Historical Society Unveils New Fourth Floor

New-York Historical Society Unveils New Fourth Floor

The New-York Historical Society recently unveiled a brand new fourth floor, the Henry Luce III Center, and announced an upcoming Eloise exhibit.

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Andean Bear Cub Introduced at Queens Zoo

Andean Bear Cub Introduced at Queens Zoo

An Andean bear cub who was born in the winter at the Queens Zoo has made his public debut. This is the first Andean bear born in New York City.

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Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.

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The Westchester Children’s Museum Celebrates Its First Birthday

The Westchester Children’s Museum Celebrates Its First Birthday

The Westchester Children’s Museum is celebrating its first birthday on Saturday, April 29.

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Spend the Night at the Queens Zoo

Spend the Night at the Queens Zoo

As part of the youth and family education programs at the Queens Zoo, families are invited to spend the night and explore the zoo after hours.

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South Street Seaport Museum Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

South Street Seaport Museum Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

The South Street Seaport Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Saturday, April 29 with a free, family-friendly event and free admission to the museum’s offerings.

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Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

On April 13 the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo will officially open for its 48th season. The Manorville-based family attraction also released its spring 2017 schedule.

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