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LOCATION

We’re located next to historic Brower Park, just one mile from Grand Army Plaza, at 145 Brooklyn Avenue (at St. Marks Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11213. Use the links at left for maps and directions, dining options, and nearby cultural attractions.

REGULAR HOURS

  Monday Closed
  Tuesday 10 am—5 pm
  Wednesday 10 am—5 pm
  Thursday 10 am—5 pm  (Free 3—5pm; Free every third Thursday 3—7pm*)
  Friday  10 am—5 pm
  Saturday 10 am—5 pm
  Sunday 10 am—5 pm

*Does not apply to schools, camps, or other organized groups.

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Free Hours made possible by Popular Community Bank and Astoria Bank

SPECIAL HOURS

Summer Extended Free Hours:

Thursday, July 17th: 3—7 pm
Friday, July, 25th: 3—7 pm
Friday, August 1st: 3—7 pm
Friday, August 8th: 3—7 pm
Friday, August 15th: 3—7 pm
Thursday, August 21: 3—7 pm

The Museum is closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

The Museum will be closed September 1,2014-September 12, 2014 for annual maintenance. 

ADMISSIONS

Admission is $9.00 per person and free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.

Admission for camp groups and school groups with advance reservations is a discounted $6 per person. Organizations planning a visit of 10 children or more are required to make an advanced reservation to receive our discounted $6 per person rate. Please call 718-735-4400 x 118 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are a Blue Star Museum!  All military personnel (active or retired) with ID receive the discount of free family admission up to 6 individuals.

THINGS TO KNOW

  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (16 years of age or over).
  • Adults must be accompanied by a child 16 years of age or under.
  • The Totally Tots Exhibit is for children ages 5 and younger and closes at 4:45pm daily.    

KIDSHOP HOURS

 
We're planning an exciting, new retail space to open on September 13th, 2014. More information coming soon. 
 

KIDS CAFÉ HOURS

  Monday Closed
  Tuesday 10 am—3 pm
  Wednesday 10 am—3 pm
  Thursday 10 am—4:45 pm  (Open until 7 pm on Third Thursdays)
  Friday  10 am—3 pm
  Saturday 10am—3 pm
  Sunday 10 am—3 pm
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