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Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
+1 516-224-5800
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Best birthday party yet!

We just had our son's 5th birthday party there and it was a great time for both kids and adults... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa0475
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New York
Always a great time!

We had a great time once again at the LICM. Definately worth the fee to get in. The kids love it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marclisa29
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Hicksville, New York
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Long Island Children's Museum offers 14 interactive exhibits plus live theater, art spaces and daily activities to provide hours of discovery for children of all ages.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had our son's 5th birthday party there and it was a great time for both kids and adults. The party leaders, Sarah and Clarice, did a fantastic job keeping the kids interested and enthusiastic. Everyone had a lot of fun and we received...More

Thank Lisa0475
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing the Museum to host your party! We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful time and will be sure to pass the compliments onto our staff. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time once again at the LICM. Definately worth the fee to get in. The kids love it and we've gone so many times, I can't count. There are several rooms to occupy the kids. We always leave wanting more time!More

Thank marclisa29
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We value the trust of our community and continually seek to earn it. It means so much to us to hear we've met that goal. If you aren't already a member, it's worth taking a look at the options we offer. Come three times in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a great place to take your children - any age there is something to do! we spent over an hour in the main room and my son had a blast!

Thank ldziomba
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are committed to excellence, and are thrilled to hear we met that goal. Thank you for the review! We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

So much fun for adults and kids. Interactive. Free parking. I also have been there for an after hours event. Event took place in the theater which had cozy seating and nice small theater. Good venue for small party.

Thank Kaysrasra1
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for the review! We couldn't agree more that our theater is a wonderful spot for introducing children to theatre arts or to host an event. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

HELPFUL HINTS Upfront: --------------------------------------------------------- 1. Everyone should wear COMFORTABLE CLOTHING to withstand the sand 'beach' play area and the BUBBLES play area, too. There are other activities to build and do things on various floors, too. 2. Active Duty Military and their Families are FREE...More

Thank Phantastic4u
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you! We couldn't agree more. Please note we currently offer free admission for active duty and retired military and their spouses showing military IDs year-round. Through the Blue Star Museum Program, we offer free admission for active duty military and their families Memorial Day...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids and parents to interact while learning something new and building creativity. You have to come to the LICM if you have young children because it's honestly a one of a kind place. I took my younger brother and we had a...More

Thank Tiara L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Our family had a great time on our visit. We have a almost 4 year old and a 18 month old. The area for small children was great because it was enclosed and very family friendly. The only thing I was surprised about was that...More

Thank ErinKristin
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We're delighted to hear you had a great visit. Admission is free for children under 12 months, and we have extra tips for exploring different styles of play and learning with children ages 1 through 3 at licm dot org slash toddlers. Take a look...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took my two boys, ages 5 and 2 to the museum this Sunday. We arrived about a forty-five minutes after the museum opened and expected it to be crowded because it was a Sunday during the summer. Luckily it was only...More

Thank Alore85
Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for this review! Please check out our website for more resources your family may enjoy as part of our program called LICM4all. It's our Museum-wide initiative to reach, engage and better serve visitors with neurodiversities and those with physical challenges.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had an enjoyable day at the museum. The exhibits were nicely designed and appropriate for you children. It's a good way to spend a few hours with the kids. They could use a few more staff helping out with the interactive exhibits, but all...More

Thank LCarbone23
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is great for young children has just enough exhibits to keep them interested and worth the museum pass. It also gives you discounts to other museums. Some people think they need to visit museums for hours but it's actually the opposite. Especially in...More

Thank mgugli1
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shaindym
8 October 2017|
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Response from Tiara L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! there's so much for little ones to do. They have a specific place for toddlers but the rest of the museum has age appropriate exhibits.
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Scrappy617
19 March 2017|
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$9 for theater $13 for general admission
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N36Kenny
29 October 2015|
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Response from Cheryl R | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how interested your kids are in really sitting and playing/learning will determine how long you stay. I would say 2 hours at a minimum to see everything. But if your kids find something they love, you could... More
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