A musical worth melting for! If you loved the movie "Frozen," you’ll love seeing Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf come to life on stage to tell the timeless tale of two sisters who are pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Of course, there’s the classic song “Let It Go,” plus many new numbers for this new production.
Enjoy close encounters with butterflies and learn about their importance in nature. Exhibit is in the Center’s enchanting Native Plant Meadow in a thoughtfully-constructed arbor.
Shop with local farmers and food makers for fruits and vegetables, artisan breads, pickles and more. The 10th season is in a new location - right outside City Hall.
It is a rare and wonderful event when an endangered species is brought back from the edge of extinction. This dynamic summer exhibition uses mounted specimens, objects, interactives, video and graphics to study the biology, behavior, near demise and return of the remarkable Peregrine Falcon and the misunderstood Grey and Red Wolves.
This new interactive New York adventure features the latest in high tech components and top tier movie-quality set design with Relic seekers working together with a live guide to unlock a series of puzzles and decipher a strange assortment of scientific symbols that were recently discovered in Times Square.
This historic estate in the heart of the Hudson Valley is once again open to visitors! The house, built in the early 1800s, is considered to be one of the finest examples of Federal-style architecture in the country. Take a docent-led tour of the mansion and spend time wandering the 60-acre property, including rose and herb gardens.
Take a deep dive into modern ocean exploration in this brand new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History! Highlights include a virtual ride in a submersible into the shadowy depths and a magnetic sand table where visitors can dig trenches and form islands. There are also live marine animals such as comb jellies, seahorses, pipefishes, and chain catsharks.
This unique New York City destination is open for the season! The 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor has something for everyone, from biking, slides, play fountains and hammocks to tours of historic Fort Jay and Castle Williams.
See a rare “great white of the wetlands” – an 8-foot albino alligator – in a special shaded enclosure out on the riverfront courtyard.
Diagnosis: adorable! Kids pretend to use the tools of real veterinarians to care for, diagnose and treat plush-animal patients. Children choose a plush animal and then weigh it, take its blood pressure, bind a wound or even take an x-ray. Kids can also prepare “foods” for their animal, look through a microscope, and consider actual skeletons of the plush-animal species. Children can bring …
Through ground-breaking technology, audiences will go on a digital “underwater” dive and come face-to-face with life-size photo-real versions of some of the largest and most interesting creatures of the sea at this one-of-a-kind immersive entertainment experience. This is a walk-through experience and lasts approximately 90 minutes.
It’s a wild adventure at the Bronx Zoo! Climb through obstacle courses in the forest canopy, including rope bridges, tight rope walks, ladders, rolling and swinging elements and more. Plus, zipline over and back across the Bronx River! Arrival to Treetop Adventure must be via the Zoo’s Bronx River Entrance (B).
Dive into an ocean of fun in the heart of Times Square! During this entertaining and interactive journey, meet some of the largest and most interesting creatures of the sea thanks to stunning photo-realistic animation.
Inspired by O’Keeffe’s unique style of representing close-up views of flowers and fruit, children investigate botanical specimens and create art. Play in a Hawaiian sandscape - a sandbox inspired by O’Keeffe’s landscape paintings featuring real shell and rock specimens to uncover. Pot up a tropical ginger cutting to take home and observe its growth! Activities in the Everett …
Sink your teeth into this amazing new exhibit! Journey through nine galleries and get eye-to-eye with all kinds of sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife.
The new exhibit will amaze visitors as they journey through nine galleries breathtakingly eye-to-eye with sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife. As you explore the exhibit, the wondrous world deep below the ocean surface is revealed, whether it is in the Coral Reef Tunnel, The New York Bight or the dark and mysterious Hudson Canyon’s Edge with large sand tiger sharks, sandbar …
The City Parks Foundation presents the original marionette play based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales. This version is a spin on the beloved children’s classic. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the …
Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course that teaches the science of spaceflight. Players will explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more.
The nation’s largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing - Weather permitting
Summer Sports Experience is an instructional youth program that teaches sports skills. Our knowledgeable Parks staff train kids in sports like baseball, basketball, flag football, futsal, lacrosse, soccer, Speedminton, track, ultimate frisbee, and volleyball. The program covers basic and more advanced techniques.
Every month features a new theme brought to life for young children through creative and fun movement activities, song, story and a take home project for all.
Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon exploring the six Discovery Centers at the Homestead’s historic buildings and visit the property’s chickens. Education staff lead a short hands-on activity.
Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the LEGO® brick, the American-Scandinavian Foundation presents LEGO® Bricks: A Celebration! Featuring sculptures, mosaics, and interactive play zones by renowned LEGO® Certified Professional artist Sean Kenney, the exhibition will also include an overview of the LEGO Group’s history and educational mission, as well as a variety of children’s …
Mark the 60th anniversary of the LEGO® brick at this special exhibition. Featuring sculptures, mosaics and interactive play zones by renowned LEGO® Certified Professional artist Sean Kenney.
A tribute to the classic Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland film musicals of the 1930s and 40s, Golly Gee Whiz! takes place in an American town, Happyville, during the Great Depression. Happyville’s residents are unmotivated and bored. Eager to make a change, a group of local children band together with the help of Mickey and Judy to put on a great show and re-establish Happyville as the bustling …
Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Space is limited, recommended for children 10 years and older.