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Family: Child’s Play at New York’s American Museum of Natural History

From exploring Central Park to riding the Staten Island Ferry and shopping at FAO Schwartz, New York offers endless options for family fun.

One of the city’s favorite educational playgrounds is the American Museum of Natural History. The museum offers 46 permanent exhibition halls, state-of-the-art research laboratories, one of the largest natural history libraries in the Western Hemisphere, and a permanent collection of more than 30 million specimens and cultural artifacts. This stellar outing easily entertains everyone in the family, can be explored for an entire day and you and your kids just might learn something along the way.

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