Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)


212 W 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam
New York, NY 

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Daily 10 am–5 pm

$16, $13/seniors, free/babies under 1

Explore interactive, educational, well-designed exhibits for babies to pre-teens.

🖼 Assemble, create, peek into, crawl under, and walk through one of a kind sculptures and installations in Inside Art.

🌈 Cross a rainbow bridge, learn Spanish, dance in Dora’s bedroom and imaginative play in the spacious Adventures with Dora and Diego.

🇺🇸 Sit on your own presidential desk and learn what voting is and why it matters and the role of the president of the United States in Right to Vote.

🐦 Step into a playful, comic book version of New York City with a lively team of pigeons, Zip, Zap, and Zoom in Superpowered Metropolis.

💧 In warmer months, splash at (outdoor) water exhibit Dynamic H2O with 800 sq. ft. of of hands-on interactives and colorful graphics.

🎨 Enjoy educator-led experiences and special guest artist including weekly themed art projects, art scavenger hunts, storytime, dance-time & music.

🎟 $100 3-month “mini membership” include unlimited free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children  plus nannies and caregivers, access to members-only hours and events and 15% off purchases at the CMOM Store.

🎟 Families of employees of corporate members (many NYC companies including Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg & American Express) get one year of free admission.

👶 Strollers must be left at the coat check. All of the bathrooms have diaper changing tables.

🌳 Lots of chances for climbing and sliding inside the museum; for outdoor play head a few blocks west to the River Run Playground or a little north to the destination Hippo Playground.

🍽 Nearby, choose from salads, sandwiches, amazing healthy artisanal bread and not-so-healthy pastries at the UWS outpost of the 100+-year-old Orwashers Bakery  or indulge at famous French dessert cafe Cafe Lalo.