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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

Schedule of Programs

Messy with Art: Bubble Wrap Painting, 10:00am

4 & younger

Snap! Pop! Splat! Paint on bubble wrap with us!

Jam Band, 10:30am

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Bubble Party Tuesdays: Bubble Slime!, 10:45am

4 & younger

Make a rubbery bubble solution from scratch with CMOM educators.  Then watch as they create reusable bubbles!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Exploring Science: Ocean in a Bottle , 12:15pm

4 & younger

The Ocean makes up most of our planet. Explore how amazing our oceans are as you create your own miniature ocean in a bottle!
 

Exploring Science: Good Vibrations , 12:30pm

5 & younger

How are sounds made? How can you change sounds? Learn about the science behind sound waves as we make beautiful music together!

Bubble Party Tuesdays: Bubble Wrap Pop, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Snap! Pop! Dance with us on bubble wrap!

Mural Wall Painting, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 2:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

Parachute Play, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 3:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

Let’s Make Playdough, 3:15pm

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators make playdough from scratch!  Explore texture by using your hands to help mix the ingredients.
 

Jam Band, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 4:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

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