Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (Pier 86, West 46th Street & Twelfth Avenue)
NYC Resident Rate: $19, $17/ages 5-12
Participate in dozens of fun-filled activities, hands-on workshops, live performances, and special guests, from NASA astronauts to Shimmer and Shine. Look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard. Today through Saturday, explore science and the natural world. Get up close and personal with a penguin, kangaroo and other exciting animals and learn about outer space from astronauts and engineers from NASA. Build, tinker and play while learning about robotics, space, wildlife and the natural world.
Daily though Feb 24.
Eats & Treats: Head across the street for yummy donuts in a car wash or sample some of the best eats in the city, from Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop to Ample Hills Creamery ice cream, in the nearby, indoor Gotham West Market.