Fun Family Activities in NYC
Your Guide to Family-Friendly Gotham
Grab the kids for a fun family-friendly getaway to Gotham when you discover the hundreds of activities in NYC that everyone can enjoy. While the most popular attractions in New York City are age-appropriate and a guaranteed good time for kids, our favorite family activities are the museums and learning centers nearby – including some off-the-wall options for the ultimate entertainment.
Children’s Museum of Manhattan – Inspiring kids to learn with hands-on exhibits as well as daily programs, performances, and workshops, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is ideal for younger kids. The bright, welcoming museum is close to Central Park, so you can continue the family day out after exploring the museum!
- 83rd Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway
- (212) 721 - 1223
National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) – The self-proclaimed “coolest thing that ever happened to math,” the National Museum of Mathematics puts brains to the test with dynamic displays designed to pique curiosity and interest in math. MoMath promises a fascinating field day for the whole family.
- 26th Street, between 5th and Madison Avenues
- (212) 542 - 0566
Discovery Times Square – Sure, the Hershey and Disney Stores in Times Square are a blast for kids, but Discovery Times Square takes the fun to another level. The huge exhibition center features limited-run exhibits and displays spanning the worlds of entertainment, television, science, and more. Each exhibition offers a unique opportunity to learn and engage; a perfect entertainment option for older children and pre-teens. Plus, there’s a bowling alley next door so the fun family outing can continue into the night!
- 44th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues
- (866) 987 - 9692
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – Prepare for a wild trip through the mysteries of world. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square and its famous wacky displays, interactive exhibits, eccentric artifacts, and goofy galleries set the stage for an uproariously fun time for the whole family.
- 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues
- (212) 398 - 3133
Gather the whole family and get bonus treats for the kids when you book the Gotham Family Fun Getaway to New York City. Extra rollaway bed and choice of sweets included to enjoy after a day exploring the best of family-friendly NYC!