The Meatpacking District is located on the far west side of Manhattan, in New York City. In 2015 the Meatpacking District became the new home of the Whitney Museum of modern and contemporary American art. There are numerous shops, hotels, restaurants and cafes, as well as a number of cultural venues: the Atlantic Theater Company, the Blank Space contemporary art gallery, the Chisholm Gallery of vintage advertising posters, the Fort Gansevoort with an art gallery, the Highline Ballroom venue with 400 seats, the Highline Stages, the Industria space for photo shoots and events, the Ivy Brown Gallery for contemporary art, the Museum of Ice Cream, the Gallery at Reinstein|Ross, the Standard Plaza with year-round happenings, the White Columns alternative art space, and many more.
The Junibacken is an interactive museum for kids, located on the Djurgården island in Stockholm. Junibacken is designed as a place where story-time characters come to life, and kids are invited to make noise, play, climb, discover and learn, go to the theatre and relax.
In the AHHAA interactive Science Centre guests can make their own experiments and check physical laws. In the Technologies Hall they can ride a bike on a slackline, raise themselves with the help of a hawser; in the Living Nature Hall it is possible to explore the ant hill from inside and watch chicken hatching. There are also exhibitions that change every half a year in the centre.
The American museum of natural history is located next to the Central Park and consists of 25 buildings, in which 46 permanent exhibitions are held. The museum was founded in 1869. There is a planetarium, a huge collection of zoological items, several cafes and a lot of gift shops on the territory of the museum. Visitors can choose an excursion among the following: whales, Theodore Roosevelt, dinosaurs, fossils, the Earth and the Space, Night in the Museum and others. Special programs for families and school groups are also available.
This is a list of the world's best children's museums, or museums that might be fun to visit for both kids and adults. Each museum in our catalog has its own profile with a description, as well as contact details, such as phones number, address, likes to official website and social media accounts. Many museums in our catalog also have published photos and reviews. Some of the places in our list offer special tours and activities for families with children, as well as classes and workshops for children. Interactive museums are always very popular among parents and children alike, information here is presented through various games and senses, and kids are allowed to touch most exhibits with their hands.