Brooklyn Childrens Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum

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In a Nutshell

Explore eight standing exhibits, a greenhouse, and a garden

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 20, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by expiration date on Groupon. Membership expires 1- or 2-years from activation date depending on option purchased. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Museums located within 90 miles of BCM are excluded in Travel Passport Program. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Five Options

  • $18 for general admission for four ($36 value)
  • $49 for a one-year Pioneer membership ($85 value)
  • $59 for a one-year Trailblazer membership ($100 value)
  • $125 for a one-year Voyager membership ($175 value)
  • $250 for a two-year Voyager membership ($310 value)

Memberships grant free general admission to two adults and 4–7 children within the same household as well as free admission to more than 300 science and technology museums worldwide. Packages also include guest passes beginning with the Trailblazer membership, and Voyager members receive an additional 50% off admission to more than 150 children's museums throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Brooklyn Children's Museum

In 1899, program directors at what is today's Brooklyn Children's Museum decided to transform an old family mansion into a museum geared toward children. Anna Billings Gallup headed up the first crew of curators, who transformed the space into the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the world's first museum created expressly for children. While it is still New York City's only children's museum (and one of the few in the country to be accredited by the American Association of Museums), the success of Brooklyn Children's Museum has sparked the creation of 300 children’s museums around the world.

Today, the museum preserves Gallup's world-renowned passion for educating children along with award-winning, hands-on exhibits and innovative use of its collections, including more than 30,000 objet d'anthropology, from shark jawbones to tribal masks. The museum engages children from pre-school to high school in learning adventures featuring early childhood education, arts and culture, and natural science. The Sensory Room provides an interactive experience for special-needs children, with visual, auditory, and motor-skills-related activities. The museum also teaches future generations about sustainability with a curriculum based on the building's own inner workings, which are certified green by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

Customer Reviews

Lots of fun for the whole family. It does get a little crowded on camp days or with school trips. But all in all a great buy.
Samantha S. · August 20, 2014
A really great place, the kids really loved it...
Elizabeth P. · August 20, 2014
Love this place. My son loved it
Stephanie A. · August 10, 2014

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