As the world’s first children’s museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum has welcomed millions of children and families since 1899 to experience the love of learning.

Location and Hours

Brooklyn Children’s Museum offers three floors of interactive exhibits and hands-on cultural and science programs for ages 6 months to 10 years.


Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
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(718) 735-4400


Wednesday – Sunday
10 am–5 pm
Last entry at 4:50 pm

Monday, Tuesday

Open select school holidays


  • General
    Admission to the Museum is $15 per person. Discounted admission is provided to our partners.
  • Members
    Members enjoy free admission to the Museum and discounted admission for their guests, along with other perks. Become a member of BCM!
  • Amazon Free Hours
    Admission to the Museum is free every Thursday from 2 pm–5 pm, courtesy of Amazon. Tickets can be reserved in advance online, as well as at BCM on the day-of. Group visits are restricted during this time.
  • Discount Admission
    Brooklyn Children’s Museum offers discounted admission for select partnerships.
  • School Visits
    Schools, daycares and other groups must make a reservation in advance.
  • Summer Camp Visits
    Summer camp groups, daycares and other groups must make a reservation in advance.

Questions About Your Visit?

Check out our Know Before You Go page for quick answers to frequently asked questions. If you have a question that you can’t find an answer to, send us an email at Please allow up to 48 hours to receive a response.

For questions or requests not related to visiting the Museum, please use our Contact Us form so that your issue finds its way to the right department.

Safe Space Policy

Brooklyn Children’s Museum strives to ignite curiosity, encourage lifelong learning, and provide a creative, healthy, hands-on environment for all families in our community. We seek to foster a culture of inclusion that promotes mutual respect, celebrates diversity, and facilitates intercultural exploration and collaboration. We are committed to making our facilities and programs accessible and safe for all members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and range of abilities.

BCM reserves the right to refuse service to, or revoke access from any patron(s) threatening this safe, inclusive environment. Behavior warranting such consequences includes, but is not limited to, verbal or physical harassment of another patron or staff member, attempted theft or vandalism, refusal to wear a top or bottom, or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Brooklyn Children’s Museum holds its mission values above all else and will pursue all avenues necessary to ensure the provision of a healthy, safe place for all children and their caregivers to learn and explore.