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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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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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Feb20

Create with a Crown Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb20

Cute as a Bug Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb20

Love Monster Puppet Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb20

Sonic Sensation Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb20

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

Feb22

Sound Tubes Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb23

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

Feb24

Polar Bear Plunge Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Feb26

stART (Story + Art): I Am Invited to a Party! Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar1

Merry-Go-Round Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar1

Kids in the Kitchen: Cheeseburger Cups Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar3

Read Across America Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar5

stART (Story + Art): My Many Colored Days Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar8

Kids in the Kitchen: Veggie Dip Poppers Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar9

Green Teens: Women Who Changed Science Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Mar9

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

Mar10

Buzzing Noise Maker Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

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