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Children's Museum of Manhattan

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Excellent Toddler Area

Excellent toddler area. Balls, blocks, big toys, age appropriate structures/slides, etc. Several... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
David S
Porter, Texas
nice ideas for kids, but more of a museum atmosphere than a hands-on atmosphere

We were visiting from out-of-town. We have a 2 1/2 year old, so we thought we would give this a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Ohio City, Ohio
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A kid-friendly museum with many interactive activities.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
212 W. 83d St., New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
+1 212-721-1234
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot summer afternoon and we decided we'll keep ourselves indoors for the day. Our 2y/o had so much fun here, as she got to try almost everything. Multiple levels of activities for kids to explore and enjoy. There's a lot of kiddie...More

Thank Kymixx
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum twice during our trip to NY this summer. My 3yo loved it so much he kept asking to go there again. He simply loves Dora and Diego. When you enter they stamp your hand, so you can leave and come back again...More

1  Thank Raquel V
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Four floors of awesomeness! First floor had creative activities with fiber and paper. Fourth floor was little city and hands on physics. Didn't even get to go to the other two, which included a Dora floor! Looked great!

1  Thank SunshineGA
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit with two young grandsons (7 and 4) in a span of three years. Once again we all enjoyed it! The various activities are engaging for the children; I actually also enjoy some of them as an adult. Everything is very...More

Thank rejoicing
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Called me spoiled. I'm from DE and we have a membership to Please Touch Museum in Philly. That is the standard that we base all children's museums. With our membership, we were able to gain entry into CMOM for 1/2 off ($28 for four people...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Excellent toddler area. Balls, blocks, big toys, age appropriate structures/slides, etc. Several good exploration zones for the older kids (toddlers can enjoy too, if they aren’t getting run over by the bigger kids). Nice dance/music/stage area. First floor is devoted to special changing exhibits. Check...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We went with out two year old granddaughter and she was thrilled with all the hands on, walk through exhibits. We spent a great 3 hours at CMOM. Could have stayed longer. Will be back

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were visiting from out-of-town. We have a 2 1/2 year old, so we thought we would give this a try. It is a nice museum. There are lots of interesting and exciting things for small children to see. There was a nice pretend garden...More

1  Thank Ddan7777
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

First visit. Mostly for younger children under 6 except for art area where there is much opportunity for unique creative fun. Resident artists stimulate kids. Multi media. Health floor very instructive for youngsters. Was not too crowded but if so could be problematic. A good...More

Thank gorlinjay
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Was always curious about this place. Brought my soon to be 8 year old daughter. I found that 80% of the exhibits were geared towards the less than 5 year old age group. My daughter seemed to have enjoyed herself nonetheless. There is a Dora...More

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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17 May 2017|
Response from Martin V | Reviewed this property |
Beter contact the museum by phone
17 May 2017|
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Response from Jose L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
20 October 2016|
Response from Tunisia R | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of, but it's free the first Friday of every month.