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Long Island Children's Museum

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Address: 11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6745
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+1 516-224-5800
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Great for Children birthday party

I love it because my four year loves it. Its interactive and keep her age group active for a good 3 to 4 hours

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bethpage, New York
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Bethpage, New York
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love it because my four year loves it. Its interactive and keep her age group active for a good 3 to 4 hours

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Thank jamiekhan007
Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a very crowded holiday rainy weekday. Despite being crazy crowded like Times Square, patrons were civil and polite. Lunchroom left much to be desired as vending machines housed the only purchasable food and most of the choices were unhealthy and toddler tantrum-inducing fare like soda and ice cream Popsicles. PACK YOUR OWN LUNCH! Or you WILL be... More 

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Melissa S, Manager at Long Island Children's Museum, responded to this review

Good morning, Sally - Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. Happy to hear KEVA was a family favorite! I’m sorry to hear you were disappointed in the vending machine options and appreciate your feedback. I’d like to share that we offer several healthy choices in the refrigerated machine including yogurt, sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit and milk as... More 

Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We were visiting our family in NY and wanted to go someplace with our grandkids. This is a fun place for everyone with so many things for the kids to do. It is a hands on museum where they can climb, build, play and learn. You can bring your own food and eat in their cafeteria where they have a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I can surely say that the long island children's museum is really a great place for parents and their young children can come and spend quite an entire day and enjoy the many things they have there ,if I remember one of the employees heard telling his mother "this is more than just a children's museum -this is fun"!Rhonda Bienes

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I was babysitting my niece's and nephew during the winter break and was looking for a place to go to get rid of some of their"extra"energy! They had a blast! I had just as much fun as they did. They loved the bubble area and the building area. Great day was had by all Strongly recommend.

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Thank Christine C
Garden City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you have young children, you should definitely take them here. This is a fun, interactive experience that is enjoyable for the kids and for the adults too.

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Oceanside, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great place to bring kids from 2 and-a-halfish to about 8 or 9. The younger ones will always find something interesting to do even if they don't understand all of it; the older ones have a great opportunity to get some hands-on experience with some very educational displays and leave with more knowledge than they came in... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

You cannot bring your kids to a better place to learn - all the while having fun and "playing"! Plus - the opportunity to interact with other children here is tremendous. As a parent/caregiver, you can get as engaged (or just observing) as you want. A perfect way to spend a good half-day with you kid(s). All the hands-on opportunities... More 

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Riverhead, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Everything is hands on. Two floors with lots to do and lots of friendly staff in aprons who are ready to help and chat with you. The Bubble room is a favorite. The Climber is a huge maze that kids crawl through and can overlook the museum. It's intended for children 42 inches tall or four year olds. There is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

this is a great place to take the kids. especially on a rainy day. they have a lot of interactive things for the kids to do and they learn while dong it. my niece goes a couple of times a month. she loves it . you can get a membership pass.

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