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Children's Museum of Manhattan

212 W. 83d St., New York City, NY 10024
+1 212-721-1234
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good but small

For a children museum it's a bit small and priced at approx $13 per person but for folks who lives... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tony C
It's not for you its for your kids

Our daughter had an absolute blast.. played herself to exhaustion. Seen from the eyes of a... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Far_From_Home45
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A kid-friendly museum with many interactive activities.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“older kids” (6 reviews)
“rainy day” (11 reviews)
“toddler area” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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212 W. 83d St., New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
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+1 212-721-1234
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"older kids"
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"rainy day"
in 11 reviews
"toddler area"
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"play space"
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"fun place to take"
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"interactive games"
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"different areas"
in 7 reviews
"worth the entry fee"
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"year olds"
in 5 reviews
"young ones"
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"coat check"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
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"few hours"
in 6 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For a children museum it's a bit small and priced at approx $13 per person but for folks who lives in Manhattan I guess it's the only game in town. It's not a place suburb folks would drive out for since you gave your own...More

Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Our daughter had an absolute blast.. played herself to exhaustion. Seen from the eyes of a little one it was spectacular. Playrooms with different activities cater to different ages. The biggest problem is many of the parents turn their kids loose and check out, sitting...More

1  Thank Far_From_Home45
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I brought my daughter here a few times and both times she had a blast! It's not something I would recommend frequently as you can pretty mush see and do everything in an hour so as a regular your kid might get bored. But my...More

Thank Serenidad Q
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We have visited a handful of other children's museums around the country and we had high expectations for NYC, but this place just didn't deliver. The activities were not as well done or engaging as other places. But if you have children with you in...More

2  Thank Layla O
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The playrooms has a good development but definitely need a bigger building. I would say it could need more open spaces. We enjoyed it a lot but I guess is not enough for NYC... we expected a bit more but the activities were really cool...More

1  Thank Fabio C
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

If I can offer one bit of advice, it is to get here early. We arrived right at 10a on Thursday morning and were quickly in the door, paid, coats dropped off and into the fun of the museum within 10 minutes. On our way...More

Thank teeterkeene
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is a half day destination location. It is about 50% indiginous to NYC and the rest just to the world in general. However, there are about 4 floors of entertainment, and interactive games and climbing things. I recommend under 5 years old as there...More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Came to CMOM with my 2 1/2 year old on a blustery Friday to find a rather long line to get in the door. To their credit, the staff really do try to move the line along so that people can pay, and check their...More

1  Thank mrs_un0
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went there with our 2 year old on a rainy day. We had a great time visiting all the exhibits, but you definitely need to keep an eye out for big kids being in areas only for young kids (apparently, some parents prefer to...More

Thank sylvanito
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went in October 2017 on a Sunday morning. The place was not very crowded, but was getting busier as it got closer to noon. The water play area outside was the hit of the day. Lots of fun but bring a change of clothes...More

Thank Mike F
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karinickmero
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Beter contact the museum by phone
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Not that I know of, but it's free the first Friday of every month.
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