The kids are back in school but that doesn’t mean the fun has to
stop. Whether the kids have a strong interest in music or just want
to explore the city, this list of interactive and unique museums are
definitely worth a weekend visit!
You haven’t really been to New York if you haven’t been to Times
Square and opening in Fall 2022 The Museum of Broadway will
display artifacts and set designs from popular broadway shows
like The Wiz. Interactive exhibits will allow visitors to explore how
broadway shows are produced behind the curtain.
Some of the greatest stories are the ones untold. Sugar Hill
Children Museum of Art & Storytelling explores the history of
the Sugar Hill neighborhood best known for its connections to the
Harlem Renaissance. Its exhibits are likely to spark the curiosity
and creativity of children from 3 to 8 years of age.
Who knew the blues could sound so good? The National Jazz
Museum in Harlem showcases the art of jazz through in person
and virtual programs. Children of all ages can attend in-person
interactive workshops like “Oom Bop Sh’Bam,” “Born in Harlem,”
“Jazz Hands” and “Changes in Society.” This museum is also a
great opportunity to learn the history of jazz greatness like Ella
Fitzgerald and Eddie Davis.
Children should learn and play and that’s what The Brooklyn
Children’s Museum encourages. The Totally Tots exhibit allows
toddlers to experience sensory play through nine different play
areas such as blocks and dress up. Whether your child wants to
be a store owner or baker anything is possible in The World
Brooklyn exhibit created to imitate shops in the real world. The
NEST is the perfect place for children to play outside and get
No matter the preference all of these museums offer an
opportunity for children to learn something new and have fun
while doing so. If you ever wonder where to take your children on
the weekends check out one of these places!
By: Briana Holliday