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Syracuse
Comprises a series of stunning and enjoyable environments where scientific principles are learnt through imaginative, experimental and physical play. Plus flight and motion simulators, planetarium and Imax theatre.
Chittenango
Learn of boat-building and repair of Erie Canal boats, and the social history of the canal era. Award winning family attraction with plenty of knowledge to impart.
Ithaca
With particular emphasis on New York State and the Northeast United States, the Museum of the Earth explores the history of the Earth and its life through the lens of geology and paleontology, utilizing collections from the Paleontological Research I...
Sciencenter
(45 Miles)
Ithaca
250 hands on exhibits inside and plenty more outside, with a huge range including elemental play, kinetic energy machines, interactive structures, musical equipment, fun math challenges and more!
Marion
The Marion County Museum was dedicated and opened to the public during the Old Settlers Celebration in August, 1961. Leslie A. Powell, society president and Al Riffel, Vice President were in Charge of the ceremony. The Centennial Time Capsule was sea...
Cooperstown
As they enter the Museum, kids under 12 can choose to participate in one of two Discovery Tours, which are self-guided educational scavenger hunts. The answers can be found throughout the Museum, and a completed Discovery Tour can be turned in at the...
Rochester
The National Museum of Play is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play!
Corning
Explore every facet of glass! See more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in the galleries, explore glass innovations in our hands-on science and technology area, and watch live glass demos - all day, every day of the week. You can even Make Your Ow...
Scranton
The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.
Lake George
Be warned the House of Frankenstein is not just another Wax Museum. No indeed. When you walk the steps of the haunted stairs you are on your own. Don't turn back, there is no turning back, you must finish this journey of terror. Probably not a good p...
East Aurora
Spark your kids' creativity, curiosity, and imagination at the region's only museum designed just for children. With cool hands-on activities, your kids can explore the world, learn about building, pretend with food and have a great time!
Buffalo
Features fun interactive stations with play themes focusing on a variety of science-based concepts, including energy, space, weather, light, and the environment. Entry to a 3D film free with museum admission!
Tonawanda
Explore the history of the carrousel production industry and try out the vintage rides!
Buffalo
One of the world’s most extraordinary art collections with a regularly changing set of exhibitions and many permanent masterpieces. An inspiring and educational trip for well behaved kids.
Bloomsburg
Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special programming.
Poughkeepsie
Series of large and intricate interactive exhibit rooms with learning through play design ideal for curious kids. Newest features include a Baby Park just for the smallest guests, plus a giant construction zone The Imagination Playground!
Bennington
The Bennington Museum is known as the trusted caretaker of the largest collection of Grandma Moses art and memorabilia available to the public. Located in the heart of Vermont, our galleries evoke the rich heritage of this state with collections of p...
East Arlington
The Chocolatorium is a chocolate exhibit & fun place to explore. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of chocolate. Explore the history & culture of chocolate, where it comes from & how it is made. This exhibit will expand your knowledge of chocol...
Berkshire Museum
(153 Miles)
Pittsfield
3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments, permanent collections plus travelling and special exhibitions, don't overlook the sub level aquarium and the Little Cinema.
North Adams
An interactive art gallery and studio designed for children offering hands on exhibitions and educational experiences.
Franklin
The museum has over 4,000 mineral specimens on display in the local room including those that are on display in the 33 foot long fluorescent display in the fluorescent room. The museum\'s fluorescent display has a dazzling array of the world\'s most...
Lee
You will see original models used in famous movies and a real Academy Award. You will discover how blockbuster movies as Chicken Run, Predator,X-Men,The Matrix was made.Special: $20 Workshop includes 2 hr. training, materials and take home video. Ins...
Ogdensburg
More than 700 objects are currently on display and the mines are accessible by guided tour. Brightly glowing mineral specimens illustrate the diverse causes of fluorescence in the natural world, with their enchanting magical glows.
Vergennes
Whatever your interests, the museum offers opportunities for on-water adventures, gallery browsing, and armchair exploration.
Middlebury
The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is the oldest chartered community history museum in the United States, welcoming visitors and researchers since 1882. It offers lively tours, exhibits and programs to enrich our understanding of Vermont's...
Plattsburgh
is a vast facility aimed at educating families through fun and interactive discovery, features include Glow Room, Science Lab, Dentist, climbing wall, crawler and toddler soft play zone, climbing wall, and harvest to market food chain exhibit.
Morris Museum
(179 Miles)
Morristown
The museum offers a full calendar of special events, festivals, classes, and activities for the entire family - with an ever changing hands on exhibitions varying from arts and science to historical and theatrical.
Paramus
Explore over 30 different play and learning areas, each designed to attract and engage the imagination! Your child is your guide.
Danbury
We currently display a vivid cross section of 20th century American military history. Many of our vehicles are extremely rare, often the only example in the western hemisphere! The museum staff is composed primarily of unpaid volunteers who are respo...
Paterson
Fascinating museum set inside and about Lambert Castle. The Garret Mountain Reservation observation tower is right by you, as is the Rifle Camp Park with it's own natural history museum and observatory with telescope. The local nature trail is full o...
Newark Museum
(189 Miles)
Newark
Whatever your child is passionate about, let the Junior Museum be your partner as your child explores their creative self, expands their mind, and above all, has fun while learning something new!
Manhattan
The museum has 45 permanent exhibition halls including Dinosaur Halls, Hall of Ocean Life, Hall of Human Origins, and the Hayden Planetarium Space Show. The Discovery Room is just for 5 to 12 year old and features a more interactive and hands on take...
Manhattan
The exhibits have just about everything you ever wanted to know about New York City and then some.
New York City
Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring the intersection of art and Jewish culture from ancient to modern times....
Manhatten
The iconic site of many celebrated special exhibitions, with smaller galleries devoted permanently to the Guggenheim's renowned collection, which ranges from Impressionism through contemporary art.
Manhattan
Has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments.
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!
ArtXplorers
(194 Miles)
NYC
ArtXplorers is a multi-media company that offers interactive, engaging and fun art tours for kids 3.5 years old and older to over 25 museums in New York city. Each 1 1/2 hour thematic tour includes art games, story-telling, props, materials and an a...
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.
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
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...
Hands-on House
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(204 Miles)
Lancaster
A children's museum dedicated to helping kids ages 2 to 10 learn and making sure they have lots of fun in the process! Our shared educational experiences bring the whole family together.
Bird in Hand
Take a nostalgic walk through small town America at the dawn of the 20th century. Museum exhibits include a barber shop, woodworking shop, tea parlor, print shop, millinery, toy store, blacksmith shop, tobacco shop, apothecary, wheelwright shop, and ...
Strasburg
Hundreds of toy trains in a modern museum built like a historic train station! Toy trains are for kids of all ages! While real trains go back to the advent of the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, toy trains emerged later. Wooden and metal ...
West Chester
The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is the nations premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. We collect, restore and display historic aircraft and chronicle the origin and development of rotary wing aircraft.
Rochester
The region's major family amusement park & waterpark, overlooking Lake Ontario. Over 70 attractions, including 4 roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows, a whole waterpark to enjoy and much more. So come get your summer at Seabreeze!
Queensbury
Over 30 rides and attractions, including the brand new Wiggles World area featuring a fun experience specifically designed for the kids, for a varied theme park experience that is sure to entertain the entire family.
Elysburg
Excellent wooden roller coasters and adrenaline-inducing rides, but also tons of kiddie rides too. The steam-powered Pioneer mini-train ride through 1.5 miles of Pennsylvania forest (and which weaves under the roller coasters and waterslides) is one ...
Grand Island
Features rides including the Silver Comet rated one of the top 45 wooden coasters and loads of thrill rides, plus water park featuring a wave pool, lazy river and the cannon bowl and shows.
Hope
Family favorites include our million dollar Action River Ride, a Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Pirate & Wading Pool, Tilt-A-Whirl, Civil War Locomotive, Hayride, Old McDonalds Farm, Middle-Earth Theater, "Black Hole" #1 Rated Waterslide, Grand Carousel, ...

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