An adult and a child looking up at artwork on a gallery wall.

Family and Community

Family Activities and Resources

The Museum of the City of New York welcomes children of all ages and their families!  The Museum offers a variety of ways for families and communities to explore New York City through Kids' Activity Guides, family activities, and more.

Explore the galleries using our Kids' Guide for This is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture on your next visit to the Museum! 

Need to plan your visit? Check out the Visit Us page for more information. 

Event Saturday, July 13, 11:00am

NYC Discovery Lab July – Summer and the City

School is out and summer is in! Visit our NYC Discovery Lab to explore how New Yorkers have spent their summers – from the opening of Coney Island Amusement Park in the late 19th century to the present day – and take part in fun activities for all ages.
Learn More
Event Saturday, July 13, 1:00pm

Open Studio: Art Making with Manny!

Join the Museum's artist-in-residence Manny Vega for a live art making workshop building off the themes featured in our exhibition celebrating his work, Byzantine Bembé: New York by Manny Vega.
Learn More

Support Us

If you’d like to make a gift in support of our education programs click the button below:

Donate Now

Join MCNY!

Want free or discounted tickets, special event invites, and more?