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


Thursday & Friday

Saturday & Sunday
Closed 1pm–2pm

COVID-19 Policy

Proof of vaccination is no longer required at BCM. All visitors ages 3 and above are required to wear masks while inside the Museum, regardless of their vaccination status. Click here to read our visitor guidelines.


  • General
    Admission to the Museum is $13 per person. Free and 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
    Amazon Free Hours every Thursday from 2pm–5pm. Group visits are restricted during this time.
  • Discount Admission
    Brooklyn Children’s Museum offers discounted admission for select partnerships.
  • Group Visits
    Schools, camps, and daycares with 10 children or more must make a reservation in advance to receive a group discount.

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.