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CMOM Philosophy

For more than thirty years, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has been an exciting destination for play, fun and learning-by-doing. Through theme-based exhibits, hands-on activities, interactive programs and larger-than-life environments, CMOM helps young visitors discover new ideas and stretch their imaginations.

Featured Programs

Preschool Fun at CMOM

4 & younger
CMOM’s PlayWorks™ Lab hosts a variety of hands on programs, giving children the freedom to discover their own interests and develop their unique learning style. Highlighting a different topic every day, children have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials as well as subjects such as literacy, math, art, health and science. More »

Featured Exhibit

EatSleepPlay™:

Building Health Every Day

All Ages
A new exhibit with more than 70 interactive stations. Health has never been this much fun!. More »

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

Messy with Art: Cloud Dough, 10:00am

4 & younger

Explore this fluffy dough as you make cloud-like creations that expand and contract!
 

Memorial Day Flags & Flowers, 10:00am

All ages

Create poppies using the colors of the American flag in honor of Memorial Day.

Getting Creative with Art: Memorial Day Fireworks, 10:45am

4 & younger

Say “thank you” by making a fireworks-inspired installation.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
 

Getting Creative with Art: Memorial Day Fireworks, 12:15pm

4 & younger

Say “thank you” by making a fireworks-inspired installation.
 

Memorial Day Flags & Flowers, 2:00pm

All ages

Create poppies using the colors of the American flag in honor of Memorial Day.

Does it Dissolve?, 3:15pm

4 & younger

What happens when you mix sugar in water? Find out what substances dissolve, or melt into liquid, when we perform an experiment!
 

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