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The Big Apple Parent ultimate guide to the best family activities in Manhattan. Find things to do such as aquariums, zoos, indoor play places, and more. Check out the resources below starting making plans for family fun.



Diller-Quaile School of Music (The)

Diller-Quaile School of Music (The)

24 E. 95th St. (between Madison and Fifth avenues) New York, NY

The Diller-Quaile School of Music was founded in 1920 by pianists Angela Diller and Elizabeth Quaile. Since the School?s founders believed that the capacity for understanding and creating music exists

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery

Water Street and State Street

SeaGlass Carousel is a new one-of-a-kind, permanent cultural attraction featuring a monumental nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish. SeaGlass is open at The Battery, the 25-acre public park a

Children's Museum of Manhattan (The)

Children's Museum of Manhattan (The)

The Tisch Building, 212 W. 83rd St. New York, NY

For more than thirty years CMOM has been a destination and resource where families of all backgrounds come to learn, play and grow together. At CMOM, we take pride in our mission to prepare children t

Inn at East Hill Farm (The)

Inn at East Hill Farm (The)

460 Monadnock St. Troy, NH

The Inn at East Hill Farm is located in the heart of the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire and offers year-round activities. This working farm offers a vacation atmosphere coupled with a unique farm-o

ThoughtGallery.org

ThoughtGallery.org

New York, NY

ThoughtGallery.org has been created for intellectually curious people who want a single resource to discover activities that pique their interests.

Palisades Climb Adventure

Palisades Climb Adventure

4590 Palisades Center Drive, level 4 of the Palisades Center West Nyack, NY

Get ready to experience the World’s tallest indoor ropes course standing 85 feet tall. Palisades Climb Adventure combines the thrill of challenge with fun for the whole family! Located indoors on 4th

Wild West City

Wild West City

50 Lackawanna Drive Stanhope, NJ, NJ

There's never been a better time to head on over to Wild West City. This season marks our 60th year and we have a number of special events and shows that are sure to be hits with the entire family.

Tenafly Nature Center

313 Hudson Ave. NJ

Located in Bergen County, NJ, Tenafly Nature Center is one of America's most well respected nature preserves & promoters of environmental education. Tenafly Nature Center is run by the Tenafly Nature

Chelsea Piers New York

Chelsea Piers New York

West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park NYC, NY

Need a place to play? Chelsea Piers is NYC’s most popular destination to learn, practice, play and compete in 25+ different sports. The 28-acre sports village is located on three historic Hudson River

Bruce Museum

Bruce Museum

One Museum Drive Greenwich, CT

Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, is a world-class, community-based institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen

Pip's Island: The Lighthouse Rescue

Pip's Island: The Lighthouse Rescue

400 West 42nd Street New York, NY

Pip’s Island returns to New York City with public previews starting on March 11, 2019 and officially reopens on March 21, 2019, establishing a permanent home for its groundbreaking immersive entertain

Land of Make Believe

Land of Make Believe

354 Great Meadows Road, Route 611 Hope, NJ,

Award-winning Land of Make Believe in Hope, NJ was designed by an educator as the first family amusement park in the Unites States specifically built for parents to participate with their children. In

Hurds Family Farm

Hurds Family Farm

2187 State Route 32 Modena, NY

We are a 7th generation family farm. Our 120 acre pick your own apple and pumpkin orchard is just minutes from the NYS thruway, 1.5 hours from NYC. There are over 35 activities to keep kids engaged in

Just Kidding at Symphony Space

Just Kidding at Symphony Space

2537 Broadway New York, New York

Introduce Your Children to the Arts with the Best Family Entertainment Every Weekend! Just Kidding at Symphony Space offers one of the most exciting, value-driven, and easily accessible family ent

Steel Sports Academy at Baseball Heaven

Steel Sports Academy at Baseball Heaven

350 Sills Road Yaphank, NY

We are excited to announce one of our most popular events here at Baseball Heaven. Take advantage of a great opportunity for your child to learn the game of baseball from our highly experienced camp s