New York's 50 Best Museums for Cool Parents and Their Kids

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Visiting museums with your children can be fun. Really! The authors of The Cool Parents Guide to All of New York offer tips on tackling the Metropolitan, MOMA and the other big ones, and discover nifty new locals like the Police Academy Museum, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York Unearthed, and groovy downtown art museums.
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Overview

Visiting museums with your children can be fun. Really! The authors of The Cool Parents Guide to All of New York offer tips on tackling the Metropolitan, MOMA and the other big ones, and discover nifty new locals like the Police Academy Museum, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York Unearthed, and groovy downtown art museums.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885492838
  • Publisher: City & Company
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Pages: 158
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 7.47 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Museums Without Pain: Ten Tips for Visiting 10
Alice Austen House Museum 13
American Museum of Natural History 15
American Museum of the Moving Image 18
Bronx Museum of the Arts 21
Brooklyn Children's Museum 23
Brooklyn Museum of Art 25
Children's Museum of Manhattan 28
Children's Museum of the Arts 31
The Cloisters 33
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum 36
Ellis Island Immigration Museum 38
Forbes Magazine Galleries 41
Fort Wadsworth 43
Four Museums, One Block 46
Guggenheim Museum SoHo
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Anne Frank Center U.S.A.
Museum for African Art
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 49
Historic Richmond Town 51
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum 54
Jewish Museum 58
Lefferts Homestead Historic House Children's Museum 61
Liberty Science Center 63
Lower East Side Tenement Museum 66
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art 68
Maritime Industry Museum 70
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Starting Out 73
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Onward and Upward 76
El Museo del Barrio 79
Museum of American Folk Art 81
Museum of Jewish Heritage 83
Museum of Modern Art 86
Museum of Television and Radio 89
Museum of the City of New York 91
National Museum of the American Indian 93
New York City Five Museum 96
New York City Police Museum 99
New York Hall of Science 101
New York Transit Museum 103
New York Unearthed 106
Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum 108
Old Stone House 111
Queens Museum of Art and Panorama of the City of New York 113
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace 116
Rose Center for Earth and Space 118
Socrates Sculpture Park 120
South Street Seaport Museum 123
Staten Island Children's Museum 125
Statue of Liberty National Monument 127
UrbanGlass 130
Washington's New York: Federal Hall National Memorial, Fraunces Tavern Museum 132
Weeksville Houses 135
Whitney Museum of American Art 137
More Cultural Fun for the Family 140
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum 140
Hudson Waterfront Museum 141
Pierpont Morgan Library 142
Museum of Chinese in the Americas 143
New-York Historical Society 144
North Wind Undersea Institute 145
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center 146
Queens County Farm Museum 146
Some Great Museum Gift Shops: Beyond the Blue Hippo 148
Your Neighborhood Navigator 153
Index 157
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