2023: Bronx Voted Bronx Childrens Museum Best Museum!
Bronx Childrens Museum
725 Exterior Street
(347) 971-2155 – bronxchildrensmuseum.org
Founded in 2005, the Bronx Children’s Museum has evolved into the go-to destination for young minds, redefining the museum experience for children from infancy through fourth grade. Operating both “with and without walls,” this multicultural gem has left an indelible mark on the community since its programming initiation in 2010. Having engaged over 130,000 children and families at numerous events and educational institutions, the museum is a dynamic force in fostering hands-on arts and science (STEAM) experiences. From the iconic “Museum On the Go!” purple bus to in-school, after-school, and festival programs, the museum seamlessly integrates learning into the fabric of Bronx life. With a rich history of serving 16,000 Bronx children and caregivers annually, the Bronx Children’s Museum stands as a vibrant hub of inspiration and exploration for the young minds of the borough.
2022: Bronx Voted Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Best Museum!
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Rd
(718) 885-1461 – bartowpellmansionmuseum.org
If you’re looking for an awesome museum to visit in the Bronx, look no further than the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. Located in Pelham Bay Park, the historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is the neighborhood’s last remaining 19th-century estate, so right off the bat the building is packed with history. The museum offers programs, exhibitions, and special events that connect Bronxites from the past to the present while also speaking to contemporary life as we know it. The museum also aims to cultivate an appreciation for the borough’s historical, natural, and cultural resources through it’s programming, so you are really in for an educational experience when you visit. Come by sometime and get ready to learn more about the history of this great borough!