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Albany CountyAlbany Pine Bush Discovery Center where learning comes naturally at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center!
Albany CountyThe New York State Museum New York State Museum serves the lifelong educational needs of visitors through its collections. Come discover the Discovery Place, a hands-on learning center for young visitors.
Albany CountyThe Albany Institute of History & Art Institute of History & Art is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region.
Bronx CountyBronx Children's Museum Bronx Children's Museum seeks to inspire children and families while learning about themselves within the diversity and richness of their surroundings, the environment and the world beyond.
Broome CountyRoberson Museum and Science Center offers unique museum and education resources in the Southern Tier of New York that are unmatched in the region.
Broome CountyThe Discovery Center Discovery Center is a hands-on interactive
children’s museum serving the Southern Tier of
New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Cayuga CountyMuseum of the Earth Paleontological Research Institution has outstanding programs in research, collections, publications, and public education.
Cayuga CountyHarriet Tubman Home Harriet Tubman Home and Educational Center offers a resource area and programming for families with young children.
Chautauqua County Midway State Park established in 1898 as a trolley park, Midway State Park is one of the oldest continually operating amusement parks in the nation.
Chautauqua CountyThe Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History specializes in providing people with nature-based learning experiences rooted in the places where they live. They work with students of all ages and backgrounds through a wide variety of programs.
Chemung CountyThe Nature Center Nature Center houses over 45 species of live animals, interactive exhibits, taxidermy mounts of native wildlife, spectacular views and more!
Chenango CountyThe Chenango County Historical Society Chenango County Historical Society is dedicated to educating visitors of all ages about the history of the county
Chenango CountyThe Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s Education Program encourages discovery for all ages and at all levels of the museum, including seasonal changing exhibits, the permanent art collection and museum architecture.
Clinton CountyThe Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum provides an entertaining environment where visitors can learn about rural and farm life in the Champlain Valley and Adirondacks.
Clinton CountyThe North Country Cultural Center for the Arts North Country Cultural Center for the Arts has played a vital role in the development of the arts in the North Country. They offer art, music, and dance workshops for children and their families.
Columbia CountyFASNY Museum of Firefighting Museum of Firefighting strives to engage visitors by presenting the subject of firefighting as history, as culture, as a service to humanity, as a preventative practice and as ever-changing art and technology.
Columbia CountyThe Olana State Historic Site Olana State Historic Site was the home of Frederic Edwin Church, one of the major figures in the Hudson River School of landscape painting.
Dutchess CountyThe Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum enlightens minds through a fun and creative learning environment where hands-on experiences spark curiosity, discovery and the joy of exploration.
Erie CountyThe Original American Kazoo Company Original American Kazoo Company was established in 1916 as the original metal factory and is now the only metal kazoo factory in North America. The museum highlights history, amusing trivia, and shows step by step the way kazoos are made.
Erie CountyExplore & More hundreds of different exhibits designed for kids ages 1 – 10 and regularly scheduled activities and events throughout the year, Explore & More is fun for the entire family.
Erie CountyThe Buffalo Museum of Science Buffalo Museum of Science aspires to create a better world by helping
all people to explore and understand it, valuing sharing knowledge by creating engaging experiences such as informative exhibits and public programming.
Essex CountyFort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga provides a number of activities for families. These activities vary from day to day throughout the summer.
Essex CountyThe Wild Center Wild Center is a science-based museum where the exhibits and programs are designed to open new ways to look into our relationship with nature.
Franklin CountyThe Almanzo Wilder Farm Almanzo Wilder Farm in Malone, NY is the Boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder from the book Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder of Little House on the Prairie.
Fulton CountyWild Life Sports Museum of all ages will love the full-size mounts of bears, wolves, buffalo, mountain lions, fish, birds and much, much more at the Wild Life Sports Museum.
Hamilton CountyThe Adirondack Museum Adirondack Museum shares the stories of the Adirondacks — tales of work, play, creativity, and community — through research, collections, and classes.
Jefferson CountyThe Seaway Trail Discovery Center Seaway Trail Discovery Center is a museum that offers a wide range of exhibits about the culture and heritage of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and surrounding regions. Kids will enjoy "driving" their own car in the orientation room, racing cars on a miniature byway, stepping behind the wheel of a ship, or meeting our talking cow.
Kings CountyThe Brooklyn Children’s Museum Brooklyn Children’s Museum actively engages children in educational and entertaining experiences through innovation and excellence in exhibitions, programs, and use of its collection.
Livingston CountyLivingston Arts Arts has been Livingston County’s official arts council for 45 years. The mission of the arts council is to enrich the quality of life in Livingston County by encouraging and promoting the arts and cultural activities through support of artists, schools and community groups.
Madison CountyStone Quarry Hill Art Park by the relationship between art and nature, the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park seeks to educate and engage the public through exhibitions, collection, interpretation, and community outreach programs in the arts.
Monroe CountyThe Rochester Museum and Science Center‎The Rochester Museum and Science Center, or RMSC, is a museum in Rochester, New York that features many exhibits related to science.
Monroe CountyThe National Museum of Play National Museum of Play is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play!
Nassau CountyThe Long Island Children's Museum Long Island Children's Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups. You’ll find places to play, learn and have fun.
Nassau CountyNassau County Museum of Art Education Department at Nassau County Museum of Art offers a variety of programs that serve different audiences who might have different interests and needs, including programs for families with young children.
New York CountySee Google Maps Link's+museum&fb=1&gl=us&hq=children's+museum&hnear=Manhattan,+New+York&t=h&z=13
Niagara CountyNiagara Science Museumhttp://www.niagarasciencemuseum.orgStop by the Niagara Science Museum and see what brilliant scientists, inventors and elite craftsmen from the past had to create to understand nature.
Niagara CountyHershell Carrousel Factory Museum exhibits, tours, and a variety of educational programming, the Hershell Carrousel Factory Museum helps visitors experience this fun and fascinating part of the past.
Oneida CountyThe Erie Canal Village Erie Canal Village is an outdoor living history museum. It is a reconstructed 19th century settlement on the Erie Canal.
Oneida CountyThe Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology is an educationally enjoyable environment for kids.
Oneida CountyMunsum Williams Proctor Arts Institute Williams Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) has a renowned art collection accompanied by education programs, including a play area for young children to experience the arts.
Onondaga CountyMuseum of Science and Technology - Museum of Science and Technology. Explore their Science Playhouse, Herbert J. Silverman Planetarium, and more!
Onondaga CountyArt Zone Zone, located on the lower level of the Everson Museum of Art, invites children and families to become familiar with the exhibitions by engaging in creative activities that lead to personal connections with art and art making.
Orange CountyThe Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a leading provider of nature education experiences in the Hudson Valley. It uses its living collections of native animals, natural habitats and trails to present a wide variety of programs for people of all ages at its two locations.
Orange CountyThe Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation has a number of activities that are especially suited to kids and their families.
Orleans CountyThe Medina Railroad Museum Medina Railroad Museum offers Polar Express train rides for families with young children.
Oswego CountyThe Children’s Museum of Oswego Children’s Museum of Oswego (CMOO) seeks to be a year-round place for fun, safe, and educational play.
Otsego CountyThe Science Discovery Center of Oneonta Science Discovery Center of Oneonta is a hands on science museum that is a part of SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, New York.
Otsego County Fenimore Art Museum of all ages are invited to learn about art at the Fenimore Art Museum while having lots of fun in kids’ programs and workshops throughout the year.
Otsego County The Farmers' Museum programs at The Farmers' Museum inspire, nurture, and inform through art, craft, exploration, discussion, and presentation.
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Rensselaer CountyCNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CNSE CMOST), part of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), is the only science center in Tech Valley designed specifically for kids and parents to Explore, Discover, and Imagine the world of science together!
Richmond CountyThe Staten Island Museum Staten Island Museum is a place for exploring the dynamic connection between natural science, art and history.
Richmond CountyThe Staten Island Children’s Museum 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 creativity.
Rockland CountyThe Rockland Center for the Arts‎The Rockland Center for the Arts is a multi-arts center dedicated to creating and promoting art through its School for The Arts, exhibitions, workshops, literary and performing arts events, Summer Arts Day Camp, and outreach programs.
Rockland CountyThe Trailside Museums & Zoo Trailside Museums & Zoo is currently home to four museums which include exhibits on local geology, Native American and colonial history, animal specimens in nature study, and live reptiles, amphibians and fish exhibits in the herpetology museum.
St. Lawrence CountyTraditional Arts in Update NY Arts in Update NY (TAUNY) is dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of the North Country. Explore diverse customs and traditions like storytelling, music, crafts, food, and folk art.
St. Lawrence CountyThe Frederic Remington Art Museum Frederic Remington Art Museum "Kid's Place" was founded in 2004 with the purpose of providing children with a comfortable and safe place to learn and play.
St. Lawrence CountyThe Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch offers panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River and state-of-the-art hands-on exhibits. This includes opportunities to learn about energy in a fun setting.
St. Lawrence CountyThe Potsdam Public Museum Potsdam Public Museum is a non-profit educational institution. It strives to collect, preserve, study and exhibit artifacts and materials relating to the history of Potsdam, NY, and the surrounding area.
Saratoga CountyThe Children's Museum at Saratoga Children's Museum at Saratoga provides opportunities for children to learn about science, history, community living, and the arts.
Schenectady CountyThe Hamilton Hill Arts Center Hamilton Hill Arts Center is a cultural arts center that aims to ensure the healthy development of youth by promoting their involvement in the visual, performing, and English language arts, as well as a unique focus on African and African American art.
Schenectady CountyThe Museum of Innovation and Sciencehttp://www.schenectadymuseum.orgThe Museum of Innovation and Science is a museum and planetarium that celebrates, explores and inspires science and technology.
Seneca CountyThe Science Center Science Center seeks to inspire excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower.
Suffolk CountyThe Jewish Discovery Museum Jewish Discovery Museum is a hands on museum where children and their families can experience the joy and fun of learning about Jewish life, history, values, traditions and heroes, as well as Israel and the Hebrew language.
Suffolk CountyChildren's Museum of the East End‎Children's Museum of the East End enriches the lives of children and families and strengthen the East End community by promoting learning through play.
Sullivan CountyBethel Woods Center for the Arts Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit
cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity, and innovation through the arts.
Sullivan CountyThe Catskill Art Society Catskill Art Society is a non-profit cultivating public interest, participation, and enjoyment of the arts.
Tioga County The Waterman Conservation Education Center Waterman Conservation Education Center in Apalachin, NY is dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and outdoor recreation. Waterman operates five wildlife refuges that are open everyday during daylight hours.
Tompkins CountyThe Sciencenter Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower.
Tompkins CountyThe Museum of the Earthhttp://www.museumoftheearth.orgExplore the Museum of the Earth through a unique mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions.
Ulster CountyBethel Woods Center for the Arts Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit
cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity, and innovation through the arts.
Warren CountyThe Crandall Public Library Folklife Center Crandall Public Library Folklife Center offers story-time and programs for families with young children.
Warren CountyThe World Awareness Children's Museum http://www.worldchildrensmuseum.orgThe World Awareness Children's Museum seeks to inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity.
Washington CountyThe Washington County Fair Washington County Fair has its very own farm museum showing agriculture in Washington County over the years.
Wayne CountyHanford Mills Museum Mills Museum provides outreach programs for organizations such as Head Start, the BOCES Creating Rural Opportunities Program (CROP), recreation programs, YMCAs, and others.
Westchester CountyThe Hudson River Museum Hudson River Museum strives to be a center of discovery and discussion by offering an array of fresh, thought-provoking learning opportunities. Programs are available for families with young children.
Wyoming CountyThe Sykesville Gate House Museum of History Sykesville Gate House Museum of History offers programs for families of young children year-round.
Yates CountyThe Arts Center of Yates County Arts Center of Yates County (ACYC) aims to enrich the quality of life for Finger Lakes residents, artists and visitors by providing opportunities for active participation in the arts. Workshops for pre-schoolers are available.
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