Founded in 1899, the Brooklyn Children's Museum is the world's oldest children's museum. Located on Brooklyn Avenue…More in the neighborhood of Crown Heights, the museum features a variety of fun, engaging and interactive educational exhibits that explore culture, the arts, science and the environment.
The museum hosts school trips, camp programs, private parties and an after-school program and sometimes offers free admission hours.
Visit the museum's website for exhibit, event, membership and schedule information.
Heart of Brooklyn 789 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY11238 Founded in 2001, Heart of Brooklyn is a non-profit partnership between the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn…More Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Public Library, Prospect Park and Prospect Park Zoo. The organization is dedicated to promoting local tourism, bettering neighborhoods and increasing the visibility of local cultural and artistic institutions. Heart of Brooklyn's website contains upcoming event information.
Brooklyn Museum Cafe 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY11238 This cafeteria inside the Brooklyn Museum serves burgers, pizza, pasta, salads, chicken gumbo, black bean soup…More and other light fare. Wine and beer are also available.
Along Prospect Heights' southeastern edge sits the Brooklyn Museum, one of the oldest and largest museums in the U.S.…More The musem's origins can be traced all the way back to 1823, although it has been at its current location since the late 19th century.
The museum's encyclopedic art collection ranges from African to contemporary American art. Notable elements of its permanent collection include the second largest Ancient Egyptian exhibit on the East Coast, all the way to the current era, to Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party, which is the centerpiece of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.