GUIDED PROGRAMS

Select from a wide range of inquiry-based, engaging programs led by Museum educators.

Availability

Tuesday – Friday, 10:15 am – 11:00am or 11:15am – 12:00pm

Fees

Includes up to 25 students; $6.00 per additional student up to 30 total students. 1:5 chaperone to student ratio required. Chaperones admitted free; $6.00 per additional or missing chaperone

$150 for Guided Program
$225 for Guided Program +  Additional self-guided exploration until 1:00pm

Special Needs Groups

Includes up to 12 students; all paraprofessionals receive free admission.

$100 for Guided Program
$175 for Guided Program + Additional self-guided exploration until 1:00 pm

 

Self-Guided Exploration

Journey through BCM’s galleries and explore the diversity of our collections. A perfect option for multiple classes that choose to come together!

Availability

Available Tuesday – Friday, 11:30am – 1:30p

Fees

$6.00 per student
1:5 chaperone to student ratio required. Chaperones admitted free; $6.00 per additional or missing chaperone

Please note: The Totally Tots exhibit and the Library are not available for group exploration.

 

Target Free School Programs

Generously sponsored by (TARGET SYMBOL)

In partnership with Target, BCM is able to offer a limited number of FREE school programs for Title 1 Schools throughout the 5 boroughs.

Classes grades 2nd and up are eligible to apply and prior reservations are required.

 

SUMMER CAMP GROUP VISITS

Bring your campers to Brooklyn Children’s Museum for a magical day of fun!

Schedule a self-guided visit to explore our hands-on exhibits including Pattern Wizardry, Collections Central, and Neighborhood Nature.

In addition, your campers can enjoy creating patterned crafts, meeting live animals, and building with big blue blocks!

 

Reserve Lunch Space 

$5.00 per 15 students

Groups must reserve space to eat during their visit. Fee guarantees a lunch reservation in an indoor space and complimentary utensils and napkins.


Special Needs & Access Groups

Brooklyn Children’s Museum is committed to delivering programs that help all young people enhance and celebrate their abilities. 

 

Many of our school programs can be adapted to meet the needs of each class. Please inform the reservationist about any special considerations we should be aware of concerning your group.

Groups with special needs may request to book programs in the Sensory Room (limited availability). This space is designed as a multi-sensory experience with visual, auditory, tactile, vestibular, and gross motor activities, and is a welcoming environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Teachers can also arrange for a Museum on the Go pre-visit from a Museum educator to help prepare their students for a wonderful visit to BCM.

For all ADA accessibility questions, please contact Special Needs and Accessibility at (718) 735-4400 ext. 116 or email specialneedsinfo@brooklynkids.org


In-School Partnerships & Professional Development

For information about in-school partnership and educator professional development opportunities, contact:

Kinneret Kohn

Interim Head of Programs & Visitor Experience
(718) 735-4400 ext. 123