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Queens Museum

queens museum

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2022

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

Queens International Night Market

Sample cuisine from around the world at a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens. Shop around 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food. Also enjoy live music and cultural performances celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens. Dine in a large picnic area.

Play New York Hall of…

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Movie Night at the Garden: The Princess and the Frog

Get your fortune told, voodoo style, then see a screening of Disney’s 2009 animated musical The Princess and the Frog

Each ticket comes with after-hours admission to the Garden, and a $5 food voucher to redeem onsite at the pop-up QBG Harvest Cafe, featuring seasonal light foods and refreshments.

Bring your own blanket and/or lawn…

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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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Unisphere & Fountain of the Fairs

Splash beneath the iconic Unisphere from the 1939 World’s Fair in recently renovated sprinklers showers and mist rising from the reflecting pool.

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