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Jun. 2023



Jun. 2023





Hotel near Brooklyn Children's Museum


145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213

The famous Brooklyn Children's Museum is only half a mile from our Best Western Plus Arena. Believed to be the first museum in the world that caters specifically to children, the Brooklyn Children's Museum features authentic museum artifacts and specimens, hands-on activities, role-playing, science experiments, and arts. The NYC Children's Museum, founded in 1899, is a pioneer of museums that cater to kids, and as a result, 300 children's museums have been established across the world. The Brooklyn Museum for Children also became the first green museum in New York City.

Admission: $7.50/person, Free for Members and Children under age 1

You'll be pleased to know that admission to the Childrens Museum Brooklyn is FREE during the following times:

  • Every Friday between July 6 and August 24 (5:00pm – 7:30pm)
  • Every Thursday of the month (4:00pm – 7:00pm)
  • The First Full Weekend of every month (2:00pm – 5:00pm)

Let the exciting exhibits and activities of the Children's Museum of NYC engage your kids during your trip in Brooklyn, and let our hotel provide your family with a restful and accommodating stay right around the corner.

Childrens Museum New York: A Pioneer in Education

There's no way you can stay this close to the Childrens Museum New York and not take your family by for a day filled with educational fun. Our Brooklyn hotel is practically within walking distance of the Brooklyn Childrens Museum, making it even more accessible. Catch a live performance, go on a top secret mission in "Toy Central", pilot a boat and discovery natural science specimens, take a trip around the world (or block) to get a taste of Brooklyn's many International cultures or picnic at Brower Park all within one of Brooklyn's most treasured cultural institutions.

Brooklyn Childrens Museum Attractions

  • A permanent collection of 30,000 objects and specimens
  • Interactive Exhibits – Permanent and Traveling
  • 2 sets of 48 solar panels attached to new building & rooftop
  • NYC's first green museum, LEED certified
  • Green Threads & environmental education
  • Educational Workshops
  • Hands-on activities for toddlers
  • Kids Shop
  • Kids Café

Nestled in the Crown Heights neighborhood, Brooklyns Museum for Children is contained in an underground gallery. While the NYC Childrens Museum may be geared towards kids, it's actually intended to engage the minds of children at a young age and help grown ups or "older kids" dig back into their childhood creativity.

Before and after your trip(s) to the Brooklyn Children's Museum, enjoy complimentary breakfast, high-speed Internet, free parking and refreshing guest rooms at Best Western Plus Arena only 0.5 miles away. Secure your room today!

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