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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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Best for kids under 8, or even really under 5, well done. A lot to do

This is a half day destination location. It is about 50% indiginous to NYC and the rest just to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
Amazing place for little ones to run and learn!

Came to CMOM with my 2 1/2 year old on a blustery Friday to find a rather long line to get in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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A kid-friendly museum with many interactive activities.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This museum is filled with interesting things that many children of all ages can enjoy. We were there with my baby (under 1) and a 4 year old. Both had a great time - mostly. It was a weekend, and we showed up just after...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter (8 1/2 years) and son (3 years) to this place. My son had a blast there especially at H2O outside. But my daughter was bored as none of the activities are of her level

2  Thank Kishor K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Spent quite a few hours here with a five year old. She enjoyed it quite a lot. Everything is interactive and made to be touched or turned or climbed. There were active things to do and quiet things to do. She especially enjoyed the outdoor...More

1  Thank Limoncelloh
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

High admission price for kids as well as adults. Banged up materials, some in need of repair. Can use plenty of updating, too. Kids are having fun there, but adult eyes see the problems in this museum; definitely in need of sprucing up. That said,...More

2  Thank DEP3
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Real entry free is 14 plus 14 = 28 to take a kid over 1 year of age !!. ( kid can not go alone)!. That's too expensive for what you get there. This place is not maintained well & is not kept clean. Visiting...More

1  Thank Kinnigoli
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

All the toys/games are either broken, have missing parts or dirty. The place was extremely crowded and there was really nothing special over there. I believe that the fact I paid 42$ for my wife, my son and me didn't help the feeling that it...More

Thank Uri N
Upper West Side
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.