Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 

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Wed-Sun 10 am–5 pm Pay-What-You-Wish Thu 2 pm–5 pm

$15, free/babies under 1

Find hands-on exploration and engaging programming in visual arts, music and performance, natural science, and world cultures inspired by Brooklyn’s energy and diversity at the world’s first children’s museum, founded in 1899.

🌎 Learn about world cultures, visual arts, nature, animals and more in well-designed, interactive exhibits including World Brooklyn, Neighborhood Nature, Totally Tots, Collections Central and The (outdoor) Nest.

🌀 Investigate opposites through hands-on experiences, art-making, and performances in Opposites Abstract: A Mo Willems Exhibit, inspired by the eye-popping, emotive, and highly accessible words and images in Mo Willems’ bestselling children’s book of the same name.

🎨 In the ColorLab, try print-making, collage and sculpture projects inspired by artists such as Elizabeth Catlett, Richard Hunt, Faith Ringgold and Kehinde Wiley.

🪹 Play, climb, and explore the intersection of nature and the urban environment outdoor interactive playscape The NEST.

🎉 Look for lots of special programs and festivals with community organizations.