Dining Nearby

CMOM does not have the space to offer dining facilities, and we cannot allow food in the Museum for hygeine and allergy reasons. However, there are many family-friendly dining options near CMOM. With the sticker you receive with your admission, you may leave and re-enter the museum all day. Make a day out of your visit!

Our Restaurant Partners below offer a discount to Children's Museum Members with proof of membership:
 

Arties Delicatessen
2290 Broadway (at 83rd Street)
(212) 579-5959
arties.com
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

Bellini Italian Restaurant & Brick Oven Pizza
483 Columbus Avenue (btwn 83rd & 84th Street)
(212) 724 4615
SPECIAL: 15% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

Big Daddy's
2454 Broadway (at 91st Street)
(212) 677-2004
bigdaddysnyc.com
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

Candle Cafe West
2427 Broadway (between 89th & 90th Streets)
(212) 769-8900
candlecafe.com/west
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

Firehouse
522 Columbus Avenue (between 85th & 86th Streets)
(212) 787-3473
firehousetavern.com
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

Kefi
505 Columbus Avenue (between 84th & 85th Streets)
(212) 873-0200
kefirestaurant.com
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

The Meatball Shop
447 Amsterdam Avenue (between 81st & 82nd Streets)
(212) 422-1752
themeatballshop.com
SPECIAL: 10% OFF for Children's Museum Members!
 

AND SPECIAL MENTION:

The Children's Museum's America to Zanzibar Partner Restaurant in Astoria, Queens:
Tut's Hub Royal Cuisine
30-91 Steinway Street, Astoria
(718) 932 8000

 

Dining Nearby

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Historical Figures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

Come to the Children’s Museum for a living scavenger hunt! Search the museum for costumed historical figures, first ladies and former presidents like Thomas Jefferson, the first American president to celebrate the Muslim month of Ramadan at the White House.

10:00-4:45pm

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Turkish Ceramics, 11:00am

6 & older

Explore examples of traditional Turkish ceramics – bowls, jugs, vases and tiles! Mold your own clay plate and use paint to adorn it with intricate floral patterns inspired by real examples of Turkish masterpieces!

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Turkish Ceramics, 12:00pm

6 & older

Explore examples of traditional Turkish ceramics – bowls, jugs, vases and tiles! Mold your own clay plate and use paint to adorn it with intricate floral patterns inspired by real examples of Turkish masterpieces!

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Dance Party, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Dance to a variety of musical style including Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Classical and some of our favorite children’s bands.

Storytelling: The Swirling Hijaab, 12:30pm

All ages

Explore movement and dance with CMOM educators in a reading of the colorful picture book The Swirling Hijaab by Na'ima bint Robert.

Move to the Beat Drum Circle , 1:30pm

5 & younger

The whole family gets physical as they play in our heartbeat drum circle.

Valentine’s Day Dance Workshop with Jersey City Ballet Theater, 2:00pm

6 & older

Dance ballet on Valentine’s Day as the Jersey City Ballet Theater and their youth ensemble share their love of this graceful dance form. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Valentine’s Day Dance Workshop with Jersey City Ballet Theater, 3:00pm

6 & older

Dance ballet on Valentine’s Day as the Jersey City Ballet Theater and their youth ensemble share their love of this graceful dance form. 

* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Full Calendar