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Effective August 28, 2021, all visitors ages 12 and older are required to provide proof that they have had at least one dose of the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, along with valid ID. Click here to learn more.

Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Saturday, October 30

10am–1pm & 2pm–5pm

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at BCM! Join us at a traditional celebration of our ancestors from Latin America through art, dance and music, curated by Brooklyn-based artist Mincho Vega.

Halloween at BCM

Sunday, October 31

10am–12pm, 12:30pm–2:30pm, 3pm-5pm

Join us in your costume and celebrate Halloween at BCM! Trick-or-treat in our exhibits, explore our not-too-spooky maze and meet some of our creepiest animal friends!

Buy Play Session Tickets

Get tickets to Brooklyn Children’s Museum! Play Session tickets allow families to explore BCM’s signature exhibits including World Brooklyn, Neighborhood Nature, Totally Tots, Collections Central and The Nest. Every Play Session includes access to our ColorLab art studio, where families have the opportunity to explore print-making, collage and sculpture projects inspired by artists such as Elizabeth Catlett, Richard Hunt, Faith Ringgold and Kehinde Wiley, among others.

Play Sessions are 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and 2pm-5pm on Thursdays. The Museum is closed between 1pm-2pm for cleaning.

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.

For our Play Sessions, we currently provide free or discounted tickets to Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), Cool Culture, Culture Pass, EBT/SNAP card holders, healthcare worker, NYPD, FDNY, Military Families, teachers, corporate members and several other partners. To book tickets under these programs and partnerships, please visit BCM in person and we will provide you tickets for that day or for a future date. We reserve a block of tickets for these partners to ensure there will always be access for our partners.

All tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be exchanged up to 72 hours prior to the event date, based on availability. Due to strict capacity limitations, BCM regrets that tickets may not be available on your chosen date.

BCM has an outdoor roof canopy, and in general programs happen rain or shine. If a program is canceled due to weather or other circumstances, BCM will notify ticket-buyers as soon as possible. If the event is rescheduled, tickets will be exchanged for the new date. If the event cannot be rescheduled, tickets will be refunded.

Tickets will not be refunded if a visitor is asked to leave Brooklyn Children’s Museum because they do not comply with BCM’s Safe Space Policy, our Health & Safety Protocols, or federal, state or local laws. We ask that you review these policies with your family prior to your visit.