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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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Jul 15 @ 10:30 am - Dec 31 @ 5:30 pm

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
4 West 53rd Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$25/adults, $18/seniors, $14/students, free/ages 16 & under

Explore spacious galleries and engaging exhibits in a modern, kid-friendly building.

No tickets needed for the first floor and Sculpture Garden. Feel the joy of the rainbow Sol Lewitt murals, see Pac-Man in Never Alone: Video Games and Other Interactive Design, lounge on Eames chairs, and make wishes from the fountain bridge

Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Henri Rousseau’s The Dream and Matisse’s Dance are just a few of the blockbuster masterpieces on the must-see fifth floor featuring collection highlights from the 1880s to 1840s. Head downstairs and forward in time for more exciting art from modern and contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock,  Jean-Michel Basquiat and Faith Ringgold. Look out for an actual helicopter in the stairwell.

Work with wire, design emoji, work with light-boxes, play with gorgeous blocks, read picture books and try more creative activities in interactive, all-ages Family Art Lab: Line, Shape, Color. Walk into and above immersive, text-based Barbara Kruger Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You, viewable from multiple floors.

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Daily 10 am-5:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am–7:00 pm
Members only Monday 10:30 am- 1:00pm
Free admission Friday 4:00 –8:00 pm


Enjoy interactive experiences and immersive attractions from the worlds of media, sports, gaming, and entertainment.  See screenings Peppa Pig, Barbie: It Takes Two Screenings and My Little Pony: Make Your Mark screenings, enter in special giveaways, meet Marvel characters like Captain America, Black Panther, and Queens’s own Spider-Man, try Signature Slime and other interactive experience with…

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MoMA Art Lab: Line, Shape, Color

Work with wire, design emoji, engage in light-box play, and more in this all-ages, hands-on space. Drop in and choose from a variety of activities. Make your own emoji, weave paper patterns, browse beautiful picture books, build with unique toys, follow fun drawing prompts and more creative fun.

To get to The Heyman Family Art…

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The Lightning Thief: TYA Edition

See the new Theaterworks USA 60 minute TYA edition of the Broadway musical adapted from the bestselling book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school. Again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to…

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Visit MoMA for free the first Friday of every month. Tickets must be reserved in advance (up to two adults, unlimited kids) and are released one week before each event. Proof of residency required.

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Heckscher Playground

Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climbers, seasonal water features, sloped turf, a large sandbox area, low monkey bars, tunnels, ramps and (our favorite) giant rocks to climb. Plus a spacious bathroom.

Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance.

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