Garden State Discovery Museum
3 floors of hands-on fun with science to High-Definition movies and daily Planetarium shows, all include with admission to the museum!
Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Route 38. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. (856-424-1233
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
Through exhibitions and demonstrations, visitors will gain a deep understanding of the culture and lives of 18th and 19th century settlers.
Museum of Early Trades, 9 Main St., Madison, New Jersey 07940.(973-377-2982)
William Paterson University
William Paterson's 370-acre wooded and landscaped campus is dotted with more than 38 buildings, many sculptures and even a waterfall. Educating and providing cultural events for the people of the region since 1855.
William Paterson University, 00 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470 (973-720-2000)
Bank Street Bookstore
An online inventory automatically reflects the in-store inventory of more than 30,000 titles we have in stock, and you can be sure that every book has been handpicked by our booksellers. In addition, we will be adding an ever-growing inventory of our non-book items to the online store. Come and bring your kids to browse the latest children's books and often even meet the authors of the latest and best of the new books.
Bank Street Bookstore, Broadway and 107th Street, NYC. (212-678-1654)
DiMenna Children's History Museum @ The New-York Historical Society
A variety of enchanting American history programs designed for children ages 4-13. This museum-within-a-museum occupies the New-York Historical Society's entire lower level. It includes character-based pavilions, a children's library, a Whiz Bang Quiz Machine, and interactive exhibits and games.
DiMenna Children's History Museum @ NY Historical Society, 77th and Central Park West, NYC. (212-485-9205)
Family Art Projects @ Wave Hill
Generations of families do some of their most thrilling growing up in the gardens of Wave Hill, a place to play, to draw, to write, to listen and open your senses to the richness of life itself. Join us every weekend in the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center in Wave Hill House, Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10AM to 1PM, for a naturally creative Family Art Project.
Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Ave, NYC (718-549-3200)
Family Programs at The New York Historical Society
The New-York Historical Society offers programs that make history come alive for the entire family. Little New-Yorkers Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, NYC. (212-817-8215) OPEN: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Cranberry Lake Preserve
A nature center and 190-acre nature preserve comprised of forest, wetlands; a safe haven for animals and plants, including migratory birds, turtles, and dragonflies. Within the preserve are a variety of habitats including a four-acre lake, cliffs and scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, vernal pools, and a swamp. Visitors can learn about the area's past by following the History Trail to the remains of a 19th-century farmhouse and early 20th-century stone-mining operation.
Cranberry Lake Preserve, Off Route 22 - 1609 Old Orchard Street, North White Plains NY (914-428-1005)