Bryant Park has a French-style merry-go-round, open year-round, plus a well-maintained lawn, with chairs and tables. The outdoor Reading Room has picture books and summertime story times. In winter. Take a spin on the free ice-skating rink. The park also has clean bathrooms, a rarity in midtown.
Battery Park City offers several playgrounds, with bucket swings, a huge climbing structure, and a kid-powered bike carousel. Borrow balls, Hula Hoops or board games and hang out on the soft, clean grass.
A kid-friendly museum with many interactive activities.
Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn has new ‘destination’ playgrounds, including a Water Lab to cool off in summer, Slide Mountain, Swing Valley and the baby friendly Sandbox Village. Jane’s Carousel, in a glass-enclosed pavilion, has restored horses from 1922.
Operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, this zoo exhibits more than 400 animals including Sea Lions, Wallabies, Red Pandas, Snakes and Prairie Dogs.
Current exhibitions: Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Libraries Exhibition (September 14, 2012 - February 03, 2013) Sharon Lockhart... more »
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