Travel with children

For youngsters, there are plenty of attractions of special appeal which will also fascinate accompanying grown-ups. Everyone enjoys a post-concert tour backstage at Radio City Hall, or finding out ho...

Ellis Island and Immigration Museum

“‘It was an old superstition, sometimes half believed by the simplest emigrants, that the streets in America were paved with gold. When they got here, they learned three things: first, that the...

Events in New York

Street parades are a way of life in New York. Periodically, one faction or another makes its presence felt in a chuck of Fifth Avenue or some other location. The first major event after Christmas is ...

Richmondtown Restoration

The historic museum, Richmondtown Restoration, traces 300 years of Staten Island life. Toys, furniture, tools, china and other domestic and agricultural items of past centuries are exhibited, with a ...

Staten Island Children’s Museum

An imaginative museum, it has some revolving exhibitions in which children can participate, learning about natural history and aspects of everyday life, such as the television. Exhibitions are held i...

The American Museum of the Moving Image

Dedicated to film, television and video, the museum, open in 1988 and recently enlarged, gives an insight into production, and has a permanent exhibition on the development of the art form in additio...

Bowne House

Bowne House is one of the city’s oldest houses, built in 1661, now a museum illustrating how Quaker John Bowne successfully led the struggle for religious freedom in the 17th century when the Quakers...

Corona Park – Flushing Meadows

Site of the 1939 and 1964 New York World Fairs, the park is dominated by the Unisphere, a massive steel globe, and offers boating and marina, a swimming pool, indoor ice skating, cycling, theatres, t...

New York Hall of Science

Science and technology exhibits include Seeing the Light, Realm of the Atom, Hidden Kingdoms and the World of Microbes – topics appealing to children as well as adults. Lots of hand-on exhibits for c...

Queens Museum

A popular exhibit is the enormous Panorama, a continually updated illuminated model of the five boroughs of New York City, a useful aid to getting your bearings and spotting what you want to see in t...