Self-Guided Tour

Self-guided tours are available Tuesday–Sunday for groups with a minimum of 10 children. Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to the tour date and are based on availability. A confirmation will be sent following receipt of reservations. This confirmation must be presented at the box office on the day of the tour to receive the group rate.

The cost for a self-guided tour is $9 per person (children and adults). All participants in a self-guided tour must be present to qualify for the discounted rate. Cafeteria reservations are not available to self-guided tour groups. Blackout dates may apply. Membership, coupons, guest passes, special offers, etc. are not valid for groups, school visits or self-guided tours.

Special Needs Tours are available upon request.


Advance reservation required for group usage. Cafeteria reservations are not available to self-guided tour groups.


Museum Store

Choose from a wide-selection of creative and hands-on toys, games, craft projects and experiments. Members receive a discount on every purchase.


Discover exciting, hands-on learning experiences that support and enhance your curriculum! Long Island Children’s Museum offers six school visit choices tailored to the New York State Learning Standards, your curriculum and your class’ age group.


The Scouting trail leads to the Long Island Children's Museum! A variety of tours, workshops and special programs are available to inspire your Cub Scout (Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos) dens and packs, as well as Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scout troops.


Bring your campers to the museum for guided explorations of our galleries.

scout overnight

Spend the night at Long Island Children's Museum and camp out in the Great Indoors! Explore the museum until bedtime, completing advancement requirements as you play. Participate in a workshop, theater presentation or gallery demonstrations. Enjoy a bedtime snack and continental breakfast. Fall asleep in a favorite gallery!

Join us for our 2017 Overnight, “The Institute of Silly Science.”

To register or for additional information on our themed museum overnight, contact


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