Wet Water Lab Program

When: Monday, August 12, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Photograph of a family participating in a wet water lab, involving the testing varying pH levels of different liquids.
Image was taken by Lauraberth Lima from the FAO Schwartz Education Department during the Wet Water Lab in August 2018.

What’s in your water? Join us for an exploration of our major water sources, the ways we use water, and filtration systems in the city. Get hands on and learn to apply scientific theory in a mini experiment. Compare pH levels of different liquids in our everyday lives. Document your findings like a scientist to take home with you!

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

Registration suggested, but not required.

For any questions, please contact Thoasin Bari at familyprograms@mcny.org.

Members: To receive your discount, click on the "Buy Tickets" button above, then sign in to your account on the ticketing page.

Groups of 10 or more get discounts; contact us at programs@mcny.org or 917.492.3395.

Accessibility: Assistive listening devices are available and our auditorium wheelchair lift can accommodate manual and motorized wheelchairs (max. capacity 500 lbs). Please contact the Museum at 917.492.3333 or info@mcny.org with any questions.


Family and Community Engagement Programs are made possible in part by the Margaret S. Ogden and Stephen A. Ogden Memorial Fund, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Sy Syms Foundation, and the Frank J. Antun Foundation.

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.

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