Hours and Admissions

Museum Summer Hours

Sunday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 7pm  —  Extended Hours!


Summer hours run through Monday, October 12. CMOM Regular Hours resume on October 13, after which the museum will be closed on Mondays for school and outreach programs.

Admission Prices

Children and Adults $12
Seniors (65+) $8
Children under 12 months Free
Members Free

  • Receive 50% off general admission for up to six people through ACM reciprocal membership. Membership card must be presented at admission.
  • Groups over 15 children must be scheduled through our Guided Group Tours.

Additional Information for Your Visit

CMOM Store Hours
11am – Museum closing

Target FREE First Friday Nights
Join us for FREE on the first Friday of every month for a special evening of fun and learning!

CMOM is OPEN on the following holiday Mondays:
Labor Day: September 7, 2015
Columbus Day: October 12, 2015
Veterans Day: November 11, 2015
Winter Break: December 28, 2015
Martin Luther King Day: January 18, 2016
Mid-Winter Break: February 15, 2016
Spring Break: April 25, 2016
Memorial Day: May 30, 2016

Annual Fall Spruce-up: September 16 – 23, 2015
Thanksgiving Day: November 26, 2015
Christmas Day: December 25, 2015
New Year's Day: January 1, 2016


Hours and Admissions

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Icicle Painting, 10:00am

5 & younger

Use frozen cubes of to create a chilly picture. Watch as the paint melts and changes texture.

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!

Way Down Underground: Pop-up Water Science- City Splash , 10:30am

All ages

With support from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, join CMOM educators for some pop-up water experiments and story times in CMOM’s outdoor water exhibit City Splash. Learn about where your water comes from and where it goes as we explore NYC way down underground.

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.

Bubble Painting, 1:00pm

5 & older

Create a work of art using water colors, bubble solution, paintbrushes and bubble wands!

Leaping Lily Pads, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Color your own lily pad. Then, count to 20 as you pretend to be a frog leaping from pad to pad!

Fire Prevention Day: Meet a Fireman!, 2:00pm

5 & older

Meet a real fireman! Learn how to help your family prevent fires in your home as we meet a fireman from Hook and Ladder Engine Company 74.

Fire Prevention Day: Poster Design, 2:00pm

5 & younger

Help prevent fires by designing a poster that helps remind you and your family how to keep your home safe.

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

Cardboard Creations, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Join us we make large scale creations using cardboard boxes!

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!

Full Calendar