Frequently Asked Questions


Admission and Visitation

Can I visit the museum without a child?

All adults must be accompanied by a child during their visit. Any adult without a child visiting the museum should contact the Manager of Visitor Services to request special permission to visit the museum without a child.

Can my teenager caregiver visit the museum with my children?

For the safety of our visitors, we ask that all caregivers be at least 16 years of age. For every five children there must be one adult present.

Is the Museum closed on holidays?

The Museum is closed on Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, and July 4th.

Accessibility and Storage

Does the Museum have a parking lot? 

Brooklyn Children’s Museum does not have a parking lot. We encourage our visitors to use on-street parking. There is ample on-street parking in the neighborhood.

Does the Museum have a coat check?

Coat check is complimentary with admission to the Museum. Families may leave stroller or bags in coat check during their visit.

Does the Museum allow strollers in the exhibits space?

Strollers are permitted in most areas of the museum—inquire at front desk for exhibit limitations. We encourage families to park their stroller in coat check as an alternative.

Is there a place to eat and drink in the Museum?

We ask all visitors to refrain from eating in the exhibits space. We encourage all families to eat and drink only in the Eat Morris café (2nd level) during their visit. You are welcome to bring your own food or purchase food there.

Lost Items

I may have lost something at the museum, who should I contact?

If you believe that you have left something at the Museum during your visit, call the security office at 718-735-4400 ext. 137