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Queens Museum

queens museum

Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm - Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm

Queens Museum
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Queens
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

An expansive open light-filled space (formerly home to two world fairs) on the edge of Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosts ambitious exhibitions, educational initiatives, and community-minded programming,

* Look for favorite NYC spots in miniature at the famous Panorama of the City of New York, created by urban mastermind and World’s Fair President Robert Moses and more than 100 architectural model makers for the 1964 Fair.

* Admire a collection of gorgeous Tiffany Glass, be inspired by works by local activists, add to a community art project and see other permanent and temporary exhibitions related to Queens. Also catch a great view of the iconic Unisphere from second floor gallery.

🛍 The small gift shop has a fantastic selection of kids books and a few tots.

🍽 The cafe is currently closed, but fresh healthy food available from a ‘Farmer’s Fridge’ vending machine (plus non-healthy snacks & drinks from traditional vending machines).

🌳 Lots to explore in surrounding Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Wednesday-Friday 12 pm – 5 pm
Saturday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

SciSkate

Take a glide around an indoor rink in skates or booties for a warm, wintertime experience with the whole family. Skates and booties rentals are included. You can bring your own skates but make sure they are sharpened. The rink is made from Glice, an eco-friendly synthetic plastic surface.

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Gingerbread Lane House-Building Workshop

Make your own GingerBread Lane house. Workshop participants receive a kit of the same materials that Chef Jon Lovitch uses to create his GingerBread Lane exhibit: gingerbread pieces, icing and candy.

Workshops sell out so book in advance.

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Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company presents Christmas traditions from both sides of the Rio Grande in a dance musical about a young person caught between two worlds—their family’s past in Mexico and their present life in New York City. Through a dream, this youngster attempts to bring the two cultures together where Aztec-inspired dance is performed…

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Jurassic & Triassic Playground

Dino lovers can climb and play on an dino-inspired equipment at two playgrounds on opposite sides of Meadow Lake created to commemorate the Sinclair Oil “Dinoland” exhibit at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. In addition to swings and jungle gymes, find dinosaur footprints and art throughout the playground. Learn about flora and fauna from the Triassic…

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SciSkate

Take a glide around an indoor rink in skates or booties for a warm, wintertime experience with the whole family. Skates and booties rentals are included. You can bring your own skates but make sure they are sharpened. The rink is made from Glice, an eco-friendly synthetic plastic surface.

See our guide to New…

More info