Things to do with Kids in New York City

There are many attractions and sites great for children in New York. We've attempted to list a few that will may be of interest to both younger children and young adults. Click on the links to find out more about each attraction and find out if it is right for your children. When you get to our detail pages you will find useful information about each attractions, links that will keep you up to date and a handy cross reference scheme that will let you know where you are in the city.

Visit the Neighborhoods section of the site to find out more about what is around each attraction and get great tips on dinning and entertainment in the area.

  Rockefeller Center

  Empire State Building

  Central Park

  Statue of Liberty

•  Theatres

 American Museum of Natural History

  FAO Schwartz

  Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum

FAO Schwartz, New York City

Suggested Sights & Attractions for Kids and Young Adults

Other Family Possibilities

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch
The Cloisters
Coney Island
Discovery Times Square
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
Governors Island
Grand Central Terminal
Greenwich Village
The High Line
Historic Richmond Town
Hudson River Park at Pier 25
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jane's Carousel
Lower East Side
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Mathematics
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Museum of the Moving Image
New Victory Theater
New York Botanical Garden
New-York Historical Society
NY Public Library, Schwarzman Bldg
New York Transit Museum
Queens County Farm Museum
Sony Wonder Technology Lab
Snug Harbor Cultural Center
South Street Seaport
Staten Island Ferry
Tisch Children's Zoo at Central Park
Top of the Rock Observation Deck
Toys “R” Us
Wave Hill
Wollman Rink and Victorian Gardens

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Kids Attractions/Things-To-Do Resources
Kid-Friendly NYC -
Suggested three days of kid-friendly activities covering multiple New York City boroughs.
New York Times "Spare Times for Children" Cultural Events
A listing of kid-friendly events in New York provided by the New York Times.

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