Things to do in Brooklyn with kids

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Youngsters can meet prairie dogs nose-to-nose, and walk among wallabies. The Animal Lifestyles building's centerpiece is a spectacular habitat for baboons.
Brooklyn
Find out what on earth wild parrots are doing in Brooklyn? Join Steve Baldwin on his scheduled tour of Brooklyn where you can find out all you ever wanted to know about Brooklyn's parrot population.
Brooklyn
A century ago, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's founders had the vision to transform a city ash heap into a premier botanic garden in the heart of the borough. Since the Garden first opened its gates to the public, it has been a vibrant place for education,...
Brooklyn
Through innovative multi-media technology, Jewish history, values and culture come to life at the Museum. There are hands on exhibits, computer labs, a game show studio, and even a miniature golf course, so the kids aren't just swamped with informati...
Brooklyn
Brooklyn Children's Museum offers interactive learning adventures through hands-on exhibitions, multicultural performances, creative workshops, and an extensive collection of cultural artifacts and natural science specimens.
Kids n Action
(2 Miles)
Brooklyn
Kids n Action offers a wide range of real and adventurous indoor rides for all ages. For the more adventurous kids Kids N Action provides a stimulating indoor roller coaster. Kids N Action offers a unique softplay structure (one of the biggest of its...
Puppetworks
(2 Miles)
Brooklyn
Puppetworks has been a holiday tradition at Macys (Herald Square) since Macys built a puppet theatre especially for Puppetworks.
Do Re Mi Play
(3 Miles)
Brooklyn
Do-Re-Mi Play is a place where we sing, laugh, giggle, jiggle, dance, bounce, tap, express rhythm, clap, jump, free play and develop our creativity as well as gross and fine motor skills. It's a fun-filled artistic, musical and learning experience fo...
Brooklyn
The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world.
BounceU
(4 Miles)
Brooklyn
Kids flip for our unbelievably cool bounce stadiums (imagine the ultimate childrens playground experience in a safe, indoor setting), but they also cant get enough of the games, the food, and sharing the spotlight with family and friends.
Manhattan
Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight while flying past the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and many more of New York City's most captivating sights. Fun for the whole family and educational too. Children under 2 years of age and un...
Manhattan
Experience the grandeur of New York on their 2 hour city highlights tour. You'll enjoy magnificent views of the world's premier skyline and a close-up view of Lady Liberty.
Manhattan
The Police Museum gives visitors an insider's look at the history and traditions of the largest police force in the country. Kids can test out sirens used in an NYPD patrol car, take their friend's "mugshot" in a police line-up.Baseball fans will di...
Manhattan
Home to the nation's largest fleet of privately maintained historic vessels: Stationary, Training, and Workhorses.
Ridgewood
A fun, colorful indoor playground and arcade for kids.
Coney Island
With exhibits featuring over 8,000 animals, the Aquarium offers diversity, superb viewing, and world-renowned scientific expertise that assures a rewarding experience and the knowledge that people can make a difference in the ocean world around them....
Astroland
(5 Miles)
Brooklyn
Cyberspace is great, but the only real Coney Island experience is the smell of hot dogs, ocean air, and screams from the thrill rides-- - safety bar down - hands in the air! Home of the world famous Cyclone.
Brooklyn
Boardwalks, beaches, rides....iconic Coney Island has something for the entire family!
Playgarden
(6 Miles)
New York City
Clean, green PLAY for the early years! Built GREEN with recycled playground equipment, organic products, natural light and the planet in mind.
New York
Theatrical productions geared to children and families within the NYC community and beyond. These productions are a mix of adaptations of both classical and contemporary literature. These Main-Stage productions run on Saturdays and Sundays, as well ...
Manhattan
Exhibitions at the Childrens Museum of the Arts are designed to create dialogue among museum visitors young and old. Each exhibition is selected to inspire children and their families in their art-making at CMA and beyond.
New York
Downtown Babies offers educational Play & Music Classes, parenting Forums, and Exciting social events & parties for Infants and Children up to 5 years.
NYC
It appears that you can no longer go to the crown of the Statue (tell us if we're wrong), however, you can go into the base and a visit to the museum is well worth a visit and to get pictures with the statue is surely a must for every person visiting...
New York
The purpose of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is the collection, preservation, study, education, and display of comic and cartoon art. Every genre of the art is represented: animation, anime, cartoons, comic books, comic strips, gag cartoons, hu...
Manhattan
CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through the arts, literacy, media & communications, science & the environment and early childhood education
Brooklyn
climb aboard the city's only guided bus tour of Brooklyn's BEST pizzerias. This 4 1/2 hour foodie romp through Brooklyn includes pizza, soft drinks and an audio-visual historical tour of Brooklyn's famous movie locations, landmarks and points of inte...
Architots
(6 Miles)
Middle Village
Architots® it is a design based approach to childrens programming, an animated universe of characters, and a physical space where children can come to explore the worlds of architecture, art and design, and get a better understanding of their bui...
Manhattan
The Tony Dapolito Recreation Center serves as a year-round hub for many in and around the neighborhood. In addition to providing fitness facilities, it hosts youth and adult athletic leagues, after-school programs, a summer day camp, fitness classes...
Staten Island
Visitors can embark on a voyage through time in the Staten Island Ferry exhibit, get close to exotic insects, see rocks glow in the dark along with oddities in the Hall of Natural Sciences and experience the life of Staten Island's first inhabitants,...
New York City
An indoor children's play and learning center offering innumerable charming features ideal for kids under 8. Expect to stay all day!
Jersey City
The interactive museums three exhibit floors, each having a different theme, are dedicated to exploration through hands-on experimentation. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Jersey
New York City
NYC's Number 1 tourist destination is Central Park! This guided tour gives a comprehensive look at the park and visitors get to every famous spot they want to see. You'll hear about the park and the residents that live along Central Park West and 5th...
Wild At Play
(7 Miles)
Jersey City
Wild at Play is the first children's indoor playground on the Jersey City waterfront. Our goal is to share the joys of learning between you and your child. Not only will you have fun playing with your child, but you will learn the most important ways...
NYC
Provides a uniquely entertaining and educational site-seeing perspective on the Big Apple. Dr. Schoenberg and his entourage of NYC experts offer over 100 different tours including 7 specifically for kids.
Midtown Manhattan
One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The 86th floor observation deck offers impressive 360 degree panoramic views of the city.
NY Skyride
(7 Miles)
Manhattan
Fun, thrilling and entertaining ride based in the iconic Empire State Building- kids will love flying over the city!
Manhattan
Tour starts with a brief overview of the Organization and its structure, with the main part consisting of a visit to the primary council chambers. Multi media exhibits and photographic displays help keep it accessible for younger visitors.
Jersey City
Home to an exhilarating indoor, electric go-karting multi-track experience for adults and children. Plus video and virtual games arcade.
New York City
Go behind the scenes of your favorite tv shows and movies! This is a bus tour with plenty of outdoor stops, and even includes some tasty treats along the way.
Chelsea Piers
(7 Miles)
New York City
With more sporting options than hours in a day, Chelsea Piers is a great idea for the energetic family!
Manhattan
The centerpiece of Bryant Park's winter season, the 170' x 100' rink features free admission ice skating, in addition to high quality rental skates, skating shows, special events and activities. Runs end of October to mid January.
New york city
Madam Tussauds provides indoor fun for children and adults. Immerse yourself in an interactive experience with A-List celebrities, Hollywood icons, super heroes,sports stars, pop stars and more!
Manhattan
Discover New York in all its forms from 70 stories up! The high-speed shuttle sends you racing to the sky to enjoy dazzling multimedia history exhibits the city's only crystal-clear, 360 view point.
Manhattan
Following the lead of Radio City's experienced tour guides, explore the beautiful art-deco interiors, learn the secrets of the Great Stage, one of the largest indoor performance stages in the world; the stage's hydraulic system, still in operation si...
New York
The FDNY Fire Zone, a state of the art fire safety learning center located in Rockefeller Center which offers classes and demonstrations in fire safety. Through a variety of hands-on exhibits and multimedia presentations, visitors are immersed in a u...
Manhattan
The Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL) is a FREE four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages. Located in mid-town Manhattan, SWTL inspires creativity in a high-quality, engaging and family friendly learning environment.
Manhattan
Offers walking tours behind the scenes of NBC's New York studios and of New York's most recognizable landmark, Rockefeller Center.
New York City
The Toy Soldier stands at the front door, ready to welcome you into our special world. FAO Schwarz has been enchanting the young and young-at-heart since 1862. Our flagship store on Fifth Avenue is a big place, with nearly 50,000 square feet of toys,...
Staten Island
The Staten Island Children's Museum appeals to the intrepid explorer in every child. Interactive exhibitions and creative workshops offer plenty of opportunities for hands-on, first hand experiences that nurture children's natural curiosity and crea...
Staten Island
A distinguished Smithsonian Affiliate, is Staten Island's premier destination for culture and entertainment. Set within a stunning 83-acre park-like setting, Snug Harbor presents a unique blend of gardens, museums, theaters, educational opportunities...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Brooklyn with kids

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Kids Fun House

(5 Miles) Indoor Play in Ridgewood

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

(22 Miles) Indoor Play in Yonkers

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White Post Animal Farm

(30 Miles) Zoos in Melville

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Adventureland

(29 Miles) Theme Parks in Farmingdale

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City Treehouse

(7 Miles) Indoor Play in New York City

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Le Play Cafe

(22 Miles) Indoor Play in Bellmore

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Brooklyn Children's Museum

(2 Miles) Museums in Brooklyn

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BounceU

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Brooklyn

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Chelsea Playground

(13 Miles) Indoor Play in Staten island

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Muscoot Farm

(44 Miles) Kids Fun in Katonah

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in New York - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in NY