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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

4 West 53rd Street
New York, NY

Daily 10 am-5:30 pm

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

$85+. Includes $5 guest passes and free film screenings among its many perks

The newly renovated, decidedly kid-friendly MoMA has spacious galleries and elevators, engaging interactive exhibits, occasional performance art and awesome kids programs and hands-on creative spaces.

* Enter from either West 53rd or 54th street. Tickets can be purchased online in advance to save time.

* 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. Go early and see those first to avoid crazy crowds.

* Look out for an actual helicopter in the stairwell.

* Visit the Education and Family Information Desk on the second floor of the Museum for Family Activity Guides, information on Family Programs, and suggestions from volunteers.

* MoMA Audio: Kids, a free audio program for kids ages 5-12, is available at the Audio Program desks on the first and sixth floors.

* Take breaks in the very fun Family Art Lab and the always free Sculpture Garden (weather permitting).

* More great tips on visiting with kids.

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art in the newly reopened MoMA. One week we discussed why Mark Rothko paintings are like sandwiches then made our own Rothkos from pre-cut paper. Each month a new…

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