Dining Nearby

CMOM does not have the space to offer dining facilities, and we cannot allow food in the Museum for hygiene 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

Piano Music & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Explore keyboard pianos while identifying animals, singing songs, and moving together!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Storytelling: Tito Puente, Mambo King, 11:00am

All ages

Dance along as Museum Educators share the vibrant life of Puerto Rican Mambo musician and Latin jazz composer Tito Puente—the Mambo King in Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo by Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez.

Making Murals, 11:00am

6 & older

Help us create a community mural at the Children’s Museum! Learn about some of New York’s most recognizable murals in East Harlem and the Bronx and explore how murals can beautify a city and bring people together.

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

Ball Pool Swap & Drop, 11:30am

5 & younger

Collect all the balls from the Baby Steps ball pool for our daily Ball Pool Swap & Drop. Get ready to count down as we release fresh new balls into the pool!

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Making Murals, 12:00pm

6 & older

Help us create a community mural at the Children’s Museum! Learn about some of New York’s most recognizable murals in East Harlem and the Bronx and explore how murals can beautify a city and bring people together.

* 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, 12:30pm

5 & younger

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

Making Murals, 2:00pm

6 & older

Help us create a community mural at the Children’s Museum! Learn about some of New York’s most recognizable murals in East Harlem and the Bronx and explore how murals can beautify a city and bring people together.

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

Funny Stories on Film with William D. Caballero , 2:00pm

6 & older

Create a funny story about your family with filmmaker and multimedia storyteller William D. Caballero. William’s film HOW YOU DOIN,’ BOY? VOICEMAILS FROM GRAN’PA, a comedy created from 3D modeled miniatures of his grandfather, led to the HBO series Gran'pa Knows Best, now on HBO and HBO GO.

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

Cleanup Parade, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Pick up a broom or mop and join the Cleanup Parade! Follow our Museum Educators around PlayWorks™ as we sing songs that help get our bodies moving and our exhibit clean. 

Funny Stories on Film with William D. Caballero , 3:00pm

6 & older

Create a funny story about your family with filmmaker and multimedia storyteller William D. Caballero. William’s film HOW YOU DOIN,’ BOY? VOICEMAILS FROM GRAN’PA, a comedy created from 3D modeled miniatures of his grandfather, led to the HBO series Gran'pa Knows Best, now on HBO and HBO GO.

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

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

Storytelling: Tito Puente, Mambo King, 4:00pm

All ages

Dance along as Museum Educators share the vibrant life of Puerto Rican Mambo musician and Latin jazz composer Tito Puente—the Mambo King in Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo by Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez.

Ball Pool Swap & Drop, 4:30pm

5 & younger

Collect all the balls from the Baby Steps ball pool for our daily Ball Pool Swap & Drop. Get ready to count down as we release fresh new balls into the pool!

Full Calendar