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Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Ave. off Charles Lindbergh Boulevard Garden City , NY 516-224-5800

The exterior of the Long Island Children's Museum,

The exterior of the Long Island Children's Museum, at 11 Davis Ave., East Garden City. Photo Credit: Kirsten Luce, 2009

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Type:

Kids, Museum, Children's, Birthday party venues

Price:

$14 adults and children, $13 seniors, Free younger than 1; (additional fees for theater and special programming may apply). Our Backyard is free with museum admission. Birthday party package price: $395, includes party child and 10 guests ($15 per additional child).

Description:

The first and largest museum for kids on the Island - the other is the Children's Museum of the East End - LICM is a hands-on play and learning center designed to stimulate a child's natural curiosity. It also offers concerts, theater and themed workshops that give kids something to take home. Party themes use the museum's popular exhibits and program features.

Our Backyard, an outdoor classroom, is a garden exhibit geared for kids to explore nature. They can discover how to tell time by the sun, measure rainfall, learn about herbs and make bird feeders or sun catchers. A water play area, a giant tire and sand area is also included.

Hours:

Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily July-Aug.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. and most school holidays Sept.-June; groups by appointment. Our Backyard 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily May-Oct., weather permitting

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Event schedule

Sep20

Mola Mola Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

StART (Story + Art): Maisy Goes to School Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sep21

Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc.: Pinkalicious Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sep21

Kids in the Kitchen: Caramel Apple Empanadas Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sep22

Messy Afternoon Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sep26

Music and Movement Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY