Accessibility

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is a place for children of all abilities to play, explore and be themselves. We constantly strive to make CMOM as accessible as possible for children with disabilities and their families.

Subway: For an accessible subway station take the 1, 2 or 3 train to the 72nd Street (and Broadway) Stop. From there, either head 9 blocks north on Broadway or switch to the uptown bus M7 M11, or M104.

Bus: Take the M104 on Broadway; or take the M7 or M11 on Amsterdam Ave.; from the east side take the M79TH Street Crosstown or the M86TH Crosstown.

For additional MTA accessible information, visit http://www.mta.info/mta/ada.

The museum entrance has a ramp and a wheelchair lift. CMOM is accessible in all spaces and exhibitions except the lower level of the outdoor City Splash! exhibit. CMOM requires all strollers to be checked. If your child needs a stroller or similar support for medical reasons please inform the admissions desk.

If you have questions or concerns about your child’s specific needs, please contact us at access@cmom.org. Also see our tips for making your visit as enjoyable as possible.

Playworks™ Guide for Families of Children with Disabilities (PDF)
Playworks™ Una Guía para Familias de Niños con Discapacidades (PDF)

Accessibility

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Calendar

Duke Ellington: Big Band Instrument Making, 10:00am

All ages

Many of the famous pieces of jazz we know today were written by Edward “Duke” Ellington for his Big Band, and for the specific talents of his musicians. Build your own musical instruments just like the ones you hear in Duke Ellington’s music.
 

Jazz Lyric Scramble , 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Writers like Langston Hughes shaped the path of jazz and the Harlem Renaissance. He played with patterns in stories and poetry, incorporating rhythm and repetition.  Explore ways to think about sound and music as you create your own unique story using Jazz artist biographies and songs.
 

Thinking Like a Composer (Demo), 11:00am

All ages

Match the sounds that you hear with notes on paper as you design your own musical score. Use historic sheet music by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Chanukkah: Menorah Banner, 12:00pm

All ages

12pm - 2pm
Design your own chanukkiyah banner to celebrate the Chanukkah season.
 

CMOM’s Christmas Tree Ornaments, 12:00pm

All ages

12pm - 2pm
Design ornaments inspired by Christmas traditions from around the world!  Display your finished ornament on the evolving CMOM Christmas tree located in our main entrance. 
 

Dance the Lindy Hop (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Learn to do the Lindy Hop by moving your feet to fun and easy tap steps.
 

Chanukah Storyteller: Richard Codor , 2:00pm

5 & older

Meet Richard Codor, author of Too Many Latkes, a hilarious tale of a magic potato, which is said to reveal the true meaning of Chanukah.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:45pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Parachute Play, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

Chanukah Storyteller: Richard Codor , 3:30pm

5 & older

Meet Richard Codor, author of Too Many Latkes, a hilarious tale of a magic potato, which is said to reveal the true meaning of Chanukah.

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

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