The Museum Building is currently under construction and not open to the public at this time.

We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bronx Children's Museum has suspended
its regularly scheduled programming in schools and after-school programs.

 

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Welcome!

Imagine a place where children become explorers, storytellers, scientists, musicians, chefs or anything they can dream up. Bronx Children’s Museum seeks to inspire children, along with their families and caregivers, to learn about themselves within the richness and diversity of their surroundings and beyond, and to become stewards of the planet.

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August 12, 2021

Environmental Justice Prevails in the South Bronx: It’s a New Day!

Forward Power has formally agreed to relocate a high-voltage power converter station that was proposed to be built across the street from Bronx Children’s Museum’s new facility in Mill Pond Park.

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July 28, 2021

High-Voltage Converter Station Poses Environmental Justice Threat in Lower Concourse/Mott Haven Neighborhood.

Exposure to strong electro-magnetic fields that have been associated with childhood leukemia clusters in numerous scientific studies.

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March 29, 2021

We must speak up.

Bronx Children’s Museum stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community under siege across our country.

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January 19, 2021

Our children deserve more.

Bronx Children’s Museum believes our children need compassionate, positive role models now more than ever.

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October 20, 2020

Board President Hope Harley named AARP Purpose Prize Winner

AARP announced today that Hope Harley, co-founder and President of the Board of Directors of Bronx Children's Museum, has been named a winner of the coveted AARP Purpose Prize — the only national award that celebrates people 50-plus who are using their life experience to create social change. Award includes a prize of $50,000 for the Museum.

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Join us for Bronx Children's Museum's arts and literacy enrichment program designed to encourage children in second and third grade to think about their futures and envision their grandest desires.

Looking for fun activities to do with children at home?

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Mini moments with Bronx Children’s Museum
for children, caregivers and educators everywhere.

Little Friends of Orchard Beach

Gala: BxCM Director, BxCM Board President, Borough President

Little Friends of Orchard Beach is a program based on the flora, fauna, and archaeological history of Pelham Bay Park and Orchard Beach. Students learn about the largest park in New York City, which contains the only beach in the Bronx, while examining the role that the Native American Siwanoy played in the environmental development of the area.

Our newest after-school program, held at Roberto Clemente State Park, invites children to imagine, design, and prototype art that will inspire actual site-specific installations in the new Museum facility, which will then be created by local commissioned artists.

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OUR FUTURE HOME

Our future home, located in Mill Pond Park along the Harlem River, is well under way. Exciting exhibits are currently being developed while the interior space is undergoing construction! We're excited to see it all come together!

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