Annual Maintenance Closure
The Museum is closed for annual maintenance from: Tuesday, September 8–Friday, September 18, 2015. The Museum will reopen on Saturday, September 19, 2015. In the meantime please check out the nearby Cultural Institutions. Please inquire about specific hours prior your visit.
on St. Mark’s Avenue (between Brooklyn Ave. & Kingston Ave.)
A great place for a picnic or for letting the kids run and play! Located in the heart of Crown Heights, Brower Park has been an outstanding educational and recreational resource for children for over a century.
BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (BROWER PARK)
725 St. Mark’s Avenue (bet. New York Ave. & Nostrand Ave.) | (718) 773-7208
Brower Park Library offers free public computers, Wi-Fi, and a collection of books and multimedia resources. It also has free programs for all ages and stages.
JEWISH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
792 Eastern Parkway (corner of Kingston Ave.) | (718) 467-0600
In every corner of this innovative facility, Jewish life and history come alive through creative and accessible multi-media activities designed to engage, entertain, and educate.
BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN
900 Washington Avenue (near Eastern Parkway) | (718) 623-7200
BBG is a 52-acre living museum where beauty, romance, and fun blossom among
world-class plant collections and specialty gardens.
200 Eastern Parkway (corner of Washington Ave.) | (718) 638-5000
One of the oldest and largest art museums in the U.S., Brooklyn Museum has permanent collections spanning ancient Egyptian to contemporary art. The Museum also presents high-profile special exhibitions and public programs.
Main Park entrances include Grand Army Plaza and the Willink Entrance on Flatbush Ave. Event hotline (718) 965-8999
A 585-acre urban oasis, Prospect Park features Brooklyn’s only forest, a lake, waterfalls, and rolling meadows. The Park is home to the Carousel, the Lefferts Historic House, and the Wollman Ice Skating Rink. Nature walks and educational programs are offered at the Prospect Audubon Center.
BKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (CENTRAL LIBRARY)
10 Grand Army Plaza (near Eastern Pkwy. & Flatbush Ave.) | (718) 230-2100
Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library provides a broad range of books and other multimedia materials for all ages, free Internet access, cultural events, workshops, and exhibitions by up-and-coming artists.
PROSPECT PARK ZOO
450 Flatbush Avenue (corner of Flatbush Ave. & Empire Blvd.) | (718) 399-7339
Prospect Park Zoo houses nearly four hundred animals living in environments that mirror their natural habitats.