Current Hours

Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m
(and most school holidays).

  • Closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day plus Fall Fix-Up (September 5–16, 2016)
  • Closed Mondays: September 17, 2016–July 4, 2017 except for certain holidays and seasonal hours (pdf)

Program Calendar

Theater Schedule

View our monthly programs and live performance schedule.


Art Exhibits

Fourteen play-based exhibit galleries and a 145-seat, state-of-art theater await our visitors. Our traveling exhibit gallery and changing schedule of programs and performances provide a new view each time you visit.
Download Floor plan (pdf)


11 Davis Avenue
Garden City NY 11530

(google maps)

  • Long Island Children's Museum is located on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. near the Nassau Coliseum. 


Museum Policies

  • To provide LICM guests with the highest possible experience, exhibit maintenance is occasionally necessary during museum hours. Galleries may be closed during your visit to address these repairs.
  • The cafeteria and certain exhibits may be closed during the day to accommodate educational programs and private groups. If the cafeteria is in use, we will do our best to accommodate visitors with another eating space during these times.
  • LICM reserves the right to ask visitors who do not behave appropriately to leave the museum immediately.
  • LICM will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Advance notice is appreciated.
  • Adults will not be permitted in the museum without children.
  • All Museum visitors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Thank you for helping to keep our children safe

Admission Cost

General Admission: $13

Visitors over 65: $12

Members and children under 1 year: FREE
Group rates by reservation only: $10
Call (516) 224-5869

For general information,
please call (516) 224-5800

  • Group visits require 2 weeks advanced notice and a minimum of 10 children.
  • Membership does not guarantee admission when the museum is filled to capacity.
  • Children must be present at time ofticket purchase and be accompanied by adult throughout their museum visit.
  • The Museum accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and personal checks with a valid photo ID.

Planning Tips

  • The quietest times during the school year are weekday afternoons.
  • Nice weather weekends during Spring, Summer and Fall are usually less crowded.
  • The Museum is busiest during school breaks and inclement weather days.
  • The Museum is a popular choice with school and camp groups who usually visit in the morning hours.
  • Check out deals in the neighborhood.
  • Apply today's admission to a Family Membership.

Food and Beverage

  • Vended services are available.
  • Visitors are also welcome to bring their own food for consumption in our cafeteria.
  • Food and drinks are restricted to the cafeteria.
  • Groups must call in advance to reserve cafeteria space.

Museum Store

  • Shop anytime without admission. The Museum Store is open regular museum hours.
  • All proceeds from store sales support LICM's educational programs and exhibits.

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