Fun Things to Do with Kids in NYC
NYC has tons of events, activities, and fun places for you and your child to enjoy. Below is a list of a some great places. You can also call the NYC Info line, 311, to find out about citywide festivals, parades and events going on throughout the year.
Note that locations and events may be suspended or closed due to COVID-19.
Aquariums and Zoos
- American Museum of Natural History
- Children’s Museum of the Arts
- Children's Museum of Manhattan
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
- New York Hall of Science
- Liberty Science Center
Don't forget - NYU has a Free Museum Program with your Student ID card!
Parks and Gardens
- Central Park
- Prospect Park, Brooklyn
- New York Botanical Gardens - including the Everett Children's Adventure Garden
- Brooklyn Botanical Garden
- New York State Parks
- Chelsea Piers