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Fossil Week at CMOM!

  • Oct. 13, 2021 through Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitors with disabilities - Advanced Registration Required
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Visit the PlayWorks exhibit to become a junior paleontologist while exploring different ways to dig up dinosaur fossils all week long. Then head over to Inside Art where you can model three-dimensional shapes of animals, plants, or insects to create a "fossil bed." Bury them beneath layers of tissue papers and pastels to make them look like they're fresh off an excavation site!

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About Children's Museum of Manhattan

212 W. 83rd St.

Upper West Side, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday–Friday, Sunday, 10am–5pm; Saturday, 10am–7pm; Open Mondays, 10am-5pm in summer only

  • The Children's Museum of Manhattan inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. Since opening in a neighborhood storefront in 1973, CMOM has grown into a 38,000-square-foot learning facility with outreach programs at nearly 50 sites throughout New York City. 

    CMOM focuses on four priority areas to impact children in ways that will last a lifetime:

    • Early childhood education prepares children for success in school.
    • Creativity in the arts and sciences inspires creative and analytical thinking skills for lifelong learning.
    • Healthy lifestyles programs provide a blueprint for a family's physical, emotional and environmental well-being.
    • Exploration of world cultures gives children awareness, understanding and context for the diverse society in which we all live.