Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: Pier 83, West 42nd and the Hudson River, New York, NY
Circle Line offers a variety of boating tours around Manhattan, with commentary. The easiest for kids from this location is the Harbor Lights Cruise, which runs about two hours (t...
Location: One Bowling Green, New York, NY
The George Gustave Heye Center, opened in 1994 and housed in one of New York City's former Customs Buildings, serves as an exhibition and education facility celebrating the history of Native Am...
Location: 36 Battery Place, New York, NY
The mission of the Museum of Jewish Heritage is to document the 20th century Jewish experience, the Holocaust, the society it destroyed, and its aftermath. To evoke a lost world, the museum use...
Location: Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Location: 57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY
You don't HAVE to practice, practice, practice to get to Carnegie Hall, you can just pop in for a Family Concert.
Usually held on Saturday or Sunday afternoons throughout the sea...
Location: 205 W. 46th Street, New York, NY
The Lunt Fontanne is a lovely theater, with unobstructed views of the stage from all levels.
Booster seats are available in limited supply. If you think your child might need on...
Location: World Financial Center, New York, NY
The four office towers of the World Financial Center house the world headquarters of international corporations.
Public spaces connect the four office towers and include the glass-encl...
Location: 125 E. 65th Street, New York, NY
China Institute offers art exhibitions, public programs, classes, and workshops for children and adults.
Chinese for Children, led by experienced native Mandarin speakers, is of...
Location: 900 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
A city kid with a green thumb? It's been known to happen, and young explorers and gardener wanna-be's can learn a lot at the BBG's outdoor adventure garden, designed especially for young childr...
Location: 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
El Museo del Barrio, New York's leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes 250,000 visitors annually to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultur...
Location: 45 W. 53rd Street, New York, NY
Young children may appreciate the deceptively simple style that makes up Folk artistry, on view at The American Folk Art Museum.
Lots of paintings of children may lead to a lively disc...
Location: New York, NY
A resource site, full of info and tips.
Location: 15 Second Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Location: 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY
This is the library that comes to mind when you think New York Public Library; the one with the lions (nicknamed Patience and Fortitude) guarding the front entrance.