Brooklyn Children’s Museum welcomes school groups, daycares and other groups between 10 am–1 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Book your visit now!

  • A 50% non-refundable deposit made by credit card is required in order to confirm a spot for your group.
  • Your visit is confirmed once you receive confirmation from BCM personnel and your deposit has been paid.
  • There must be one adult present for every five children in the group.
  • Groups without an advance reservation cannot be accommodated at this time.

Self-Guided Visit
2 hours

Title 1 Schools: $7 per student

Private Schools, Non-Title 1 Public Schools: $9 per student

Lunch Space: $50 per group dependent on availability 

Additional Self-Guided time in the Museum: $50 per each additional half-hour

Educator-Led Program and Self-Guided Visit
2 hours: 1 hour Program, 1 hour Self-Guided

Title 1 Schools: $10 per student

Private Schools, Non-Title 1 Public Schools: $14 per student

Lunch Space: $50 per group dependent on availability 

Additional Self-Guided time in the Museum: $50 per each additional half-hour 

Programs

Amazing Animals, all ages

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00am, 1:00pm or 3:00pm
Our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have superpowers! Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, animals have unique gifts that help them survive and grow. Children meet live animals, move their bodies, and explore their own superpowers.

Junior Curators, ages 3 to 5

Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:00am, 1:00pm or 3:00pm
Join BCM’s Collections staff for a hands-on exploration of cultural objects and science specimens from the Museum’s extraordinary 30,000-piece collection. Choose from one of two programs: Patterns or Me & My Super-Sense Self. Patterns takes a close look at patterns in nature and how people around the world create and use patterns to express themselves. Me & My Super-Sense Self uses collections objects that activate the five senses, and explores how people around the world use their senses to connect with each other and their environments.

Beautiful Us, ages 5 to 8

Wednesdays & Thursdays at 11:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm
People around the world use fabric, metal, wood, and other materials to adorn our bodies and to tell the story of who People around the world use fabric, metal, wood, and other materials to adorn our bodies and to tell the story of who we are. Explore the unique and universal reasons we adorn ourselves. Children observe and touch ancient and contemporary adornments from BCM’s collection, and make their own adornments using clay, fabric, and other upcycled materials.

Health and Safety

Masks are required for all visitors age 3 and above.  

Please note: due to necessary repairs, our building is experiencing warmer temperatures than usual. We encourage visitors to bring a water bottle and be prepared for limited air conditioning in our space, particularly on days when the ambient temperature outside is above 80 degrees.


Public schools in Brooklyn’s 35th City Council Districts may be eligible for free field trips thanks to support from Council Member Crystal Hudson. Please let us know if your school is part of District 35 when you reserve your slot.