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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:

$13 adults and children, $12 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

Wed22

Trotting Turkey Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Wed22

Traveling Exhibit - Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Wed22

So You Wanna Be a Puppeteer: Learning the Skills of Hand Puppets Session 2 Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Fri24

Mouse on the Move Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sat25

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

Sat25

Korean Quilts Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Sat25

KaleidoZone Gallery - Korea in the Artist's Voice Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Fri1

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

Tue5

Snow Pal Puppets Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Tue5

StART (Story+Art) Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

Wed6

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

Sat9

Gettin' Jegi With It Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City , NY

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