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  1. 1 Connecticut
    1. 1.1 Bridgeport, CT
      1. 1.1.1 Barnum Museum
      2. 1.1.2 Beardsley Zoological Gardens 
      3. 1.1.3 Discovery Museum 
    2. 1.2 Greenwich, CT
    3. 1.3 Bush-Holley Historic Site & Visitor Center 
    4. 1.4 Groton, CT
      1. 1.4.1 Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum 
      2. 1.4.2 US Submarine World War II Veteran’s Memorial (East) 
    5. 1.5 Hartford, CT
      1. 1.5.1 Mark Twain’s House 
    6. 1.6 Mystic, CT
      1. 1.6.1 Mystic Aquarium 
      2. 1.6.2 Mystic Carousel & Fun Center 
      3. 1.6.3 Mystic Seaport Museum 
    7. 1.7 New London, CT
      1. 1.7.1 Lyman Allyn Art Museum 
      2. 1.7.2 US Coast Guard Academy 
    8. 1.8 Norwalk, CT
      1. 1.8.1 Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 
    9. 1.9 Stamford, CT
      1. 1.9.1 Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens
      2. 1.9.2 Stamford Museum & Nature Center 
      3. 1.9.3 United House Wrecking Co. 
  2. 2 Massachusetts
    1. 2.1 Sandwich Glass Museum 
      1. 2.1.1 Whydah Museum 
      2. 2.1.2 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute 
  3. 3 New Jersey
    1. 3.1 Clifford, NJ
      1. 3.1.1 Funtime America 
    2. 3.2 Florham Park, NJ
      1. 3.2.1 Imagine That 
    3. 3.3 Jackson, NJ
      1. 3.3.1 Six flags great Adventures & wild safari 
    4. 3.4 Jersey City, NJ
      1. 3.4.1 Liberty Science Center 
    5. 3.5 Newark, NJ
      1. 3.5.1 The Newark Museum 
    6. 3.6 Paramus, NJ
      1. 3.6.1 New Jersey Children’s Museum 
      2. 3.6.2 Van Saun Park 
    7. 3.7 Somerset, NJ
      1. 3.7.1 Garden State Exhibit Center 
    8. 3.8 Sussex, NJ
      1. 3.8.1 Space Farms Zoo & Buseum 
    9. 3.9 West Orange, NJ
      1. 3.9.1 Turtleback Zoo 
  4. 4 New York
    1. 4.1 Bronx, NY 
      1. 4.1.1 Bronx Zoo 
      2. 4.1.2 New York Botanical Gardens 
    2. 4.2 Brooklyn, NY
      1. 4.2.1 Brooklyn Indoor Sports 
      2. 4.2.2 Brooklyn Children’s Museum 
      3. 4.2.3 Jewish Children’s Museum 
      4. 4.2.4 Maple Lanes Bowling Alley 
      5. 4.2.5 New York Aquarium 
      6. 4.2.6 New York Transit Museum 
      7. 4.2.7 The Living Torah Museum
    3. 4.3 Long Island, NY
      1. 4.3.1 Adventureland 
      2. 4.3.2 Atlantis Marine World & Atlantis Explorer 
      3. 4.3.3 Cradle Of Aviation Museum 
      4. 4.3.4 Fun Zone
      5. 4.3.5 Funstation 
      6. 4.3.6 Old Westbury Gardens 
      7. 4.3.7 Sports Plus 
    4. 4.4 Manhattan, NY 
      1. 4.4.1 American Museum of Natural History 
      2. 4.4.2 Chelsea Piers, Pier 62 
      3. 4.4.3 Children’s Museum of Manhattan 
      4. 4.4.4 Circle Line/New York Cruise Lines 
      5. 4.4.5 Hayden Planetarium 
      6. 4.4.6 Jewish Museum 
      7. 4.4.7 Lower East Side Jewish Conservatory/Tour in Lower Manhattan 
      8. 4.4.8 Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum 
      9. 4.4.9 Museum of Arts & Design 
      10. 4.4.10 Museum of Jewish Heritage 
      11. 4.4.11 NBC Studio Tour
      12. 4.4.12 New York Skyride /Empire State Bldg 
      13. 4.4.13 New York Ducks 
      14. 4.4.14 New York Waterway 
      15. 4.4.15 Ripley’s Believe It or Not
      16. 4.4.16 Simon Weisenthal Center-NY Tolerance Center
      17. 4.4.17 Sports Museum of America
      18. 4.4.18 South St. Seaport Museum 
      19. 4.4.19 Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum 
      20. 4.4.20 The New York City Police Museum 
      21. 4.4.21 United Nations Sightseeing Tours 
      22. 4.4.22 Yeshiva University Museum 
    5. 4.5 Queens, NY
      1. 4.5.1 Museum of the Moving Image 
      2. 4.5.2 New York Hall of Science 
      3. 4.5.3 Queens County Farm Museum 
    6. 4.6 Staten Island, NY
      1. 4.6.1 Fun Station USA 
      2. 4.6.2 Historic Richmond Town 
      3. 4.6.3 Safari Amusement Park 
      4. 4.6.4 Staten Island Children’s Museum 
      5. 4.6.5 Where: 1000 Richmond Terrace Phone: 718-273-2060  Hours: Wkends 10am-5pm, Tues-Fri 12noon-5pm, April 17-closed  Admission: $5 Per Person over age 1
      6. 4.6.6 Staten Island Miniature Golf, Go-Kart & Batting Cage Center 
      7. 4.6.7 Staten Island Skating Pavilion 
      8. 4.6.8 Staten Island Zoo 
    7. 4.7 Upstate, NY
      1. 4.7.1 Bear Mountain Park 
      2. 4.7.2 Baseball Hall of Fame 
      3. 4.7.3 Gomez Mill House 
      4. 4.7.4 Howe Caverns 
      5. 4.7.5 Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center 
      6. 4.7.6 Mohonk Preserve 
      7. 4.7.7 Wild & Scenic River Tour 
  5. 5 Pennsylvania
    1. 5.1 Lancester area, PA
      1. 5.1.1 Amish experience 
      2. 5.1.2 Hershey Gardens 
      3. 5.1.3 Hershey Museum 
      4. 5.1.4 Zoo America 
    2. 5.2 Lehigh Valley, PA
      1. 5.2.1 Bushkill Falls 
    3. 5.3 Philadelphia, PA
      1. 5.3.1 Franklin Institute Science Museum 
      2. 5.3.2 National Museum of American Jewish History 
      3. 5.3.3 Philadelphia Zoo 
      4. 5.3.4 United States Mint 
    4. 5.4 Strasberg, PA
      1. 5.4.1 Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A. 
      2. 5.4.2 Railroad Museum Of Pennsylvania 
  6. 6 Virginia 
    1. 6.1 Charlottesville-Shenandoah area, VA
      1. 6.1.1 Monticello, Home Of Thomas Jefferson 
      2. 6.1.2 Shenandoah National Park 
    2. 6.2 Norfolk, VA
      1. 6.2.1 Virginia Zoological Park 
Image result for ‫חול המועד‬‎Below is a listing of many attractions that are open during Chol Hamoed Sukkot. Please call or email in advance of your trip to confirm the list information (prices, hours, location, etc.) Though we tried to be as inclusive as possible, it is impossible to include every attraction within the New York area.

Check out the possibility of getting a NYC Multi Pass. For one price you can get into many attractions, including bus tours around New York.

Connecticut

Bridgeport, CT

Barnum Museum

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Phone: 203-331-1104 
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10am-4:30pm, Sun. 12-4:30pm 
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Kids (4-17) $3, under 3 free. 
Built in 1893, contains collection of material related to the career of P.T. Barnum (1810-91).

Beardsley Zoological Gardens 

Where: 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport (I-95 Ex. 27A) 
Phone: 203-394-6565 
Hours: Daily 9am-4pm 
Admission: Adults $9; Kids (3-11) $7, under 3 free; Seniors $7 
36 acres of exhibits, ranging from North American mammals like timber wolves, pronghorn antelope and bison to the exotic rain forest animals in the New World Tropics Building. Picnic area, gift shop. Carousel (seasonal), children’s zoo with a New England farm setting.

Discovery Museum 

Where: 4450 Park Ave. 
Phone: 203-372-3521 
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun Noon-5pm, Mon-closed 
Admission: Adults $8.50, Seniors & Kids[5-8] $7, Under 5 Free

Greenwich, CT

Bush-Holley Historic Site & Visitor Center 

Where: 39 Strickland Rd. Cos Cob/ Greenwich off exit 4 
Phone: (203) 869-6899 
Hours: Tues. – Sun 12pm-4pm. 
Admission: $6 Adults, $4 Seniors and students, Kids under 6 free

Groton, CT

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum 

Where: 1 Crystal Lake Rd. Groton (I-95 Ex. 86) 
Phone: 800-343-0079 
Hours: Daily 9 AM – 4 PM. Tues. – closed. 
Admission: free

US Submarine World War II Veteran’s Memorial (East) 

Where: Bridge & Thames St. , Groton (I-95 Ex. 85N/86S) 
Phone: 860- 399-8666 
Hours: Year-round 
Admission: Free

Hartford, CT

Mark Twain’s House 

Where: 351 Farmington Ave. (at Woodland St.) Hartford (I-84 Ex. 46) 
Phone: 860-247-0998 
Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 12-5:30pm 
Admission: Adults $12, Seniors $11, Kids (6-12) $8; 6 & under, free 
The Mark Twain House is a National Historic Landmark, 19-room, Tiffany-decorated Victorian mansion where Mark Twain lived with his family.

Mystic, CT

Mystic Aquarium 

Where: 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic (I-95 Ex. 90) 
Phone: 860-572-5955 
Hours: Sun.-Sat.:9am – 6pm 
Admission: Adults $17.50, Seniors $16.50, Kids (3-12) $12.50; 2 and under, free.

Mystic Carousel & Fun Center 

Where: Rte. 27 , Mystic (I-95 Ex. 90) 
Phone: 860-572-9949 
Hours: Fri 4pm-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm

Mystic Seaport Museum 

Where: 75 Greemanville Ave, Mystic 
Phone: 888-9-SEAPORT 
Hours: 9am-5pm 
Admission: Adults, $17; Seniors, $15; Kids- $12; under 5 free.

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum 

Where: 625 Williams St., New London 
Phone: 860-443-2545 
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm 
Closed Mondays and major holidays 
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors and students $4, Kids under 8- free 
Lyman Allyn Art Museum works include European paintings, American, Impressionism, contemporary works by American artists.

US Coast Guard Academy 

Where: 15 Mohegan Ave., New London (I-95 Ex. 83; I-395 Ex. 78) 
Phone: 860-444-8511 
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm 
Admission: Free 
One of the nation’s four military academies. Visitors Pavilion features multimedia show on cadet life.

Norwalk, CT

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 

Where: 10 North Water St., Norwalk (I-95 Ex. 14N/15S) 
Phone: 203-852-0700 
Hours: 10am-5pm. IMAX films: daily, call for schedule. 
Admission: Adults $10.50, Seniors $9.50, Kids (2-12) $8.50. 
I MAX Admission: Adults $8.50, Srs $7.50, Kids $6, under 2 free. 
Fun, interactive Maritime Aquarium experiences inspire more than half a million people annually to appreciate Long Island Sound.

Stamford, CT

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Where: 151 Brookdale Rd., Northern Stamford 
Phone: 203-322-6971 
Hours: 8:30am-Sunset, Visitor’s Center M-F 8:30am-4:30pm 
Admission: Free. Suggested Donation $5

Stamford Museum & Nature Center 

Where: 39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford 
Phone: (203) 322-1646 
Hours: M-Sat. 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $6, Srs. and kids under 14- $5, 3 and under free

United House Wrecking Co. 

Where: 535 Hope St., Stamford (I-95 Ex. 9) 
Phone: 203-348-5371 
Hours: M.-Sat. 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun. 12-5pm

Massachusetts

Sandwich Glass Museum 

Where: 129 Main St., Sandwich 
Phone: 508-888-0251 
Hours: 9:30am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $4.75, Kids (6-14) $1, under 6 free 
Collection of 5,000 pieces of antique glass; Museum Shop, glassblowing demonstrations, multi-media theater presentation, exhibits.

Whydah Museum 

Where: 16 MacMillan Wharf, Provincetown 
Phone: 508-487-8899 
Hours: 10am-4pm 
Admission: Adults $8, Kids (6-12) $6, under 6 free 
Home of the world’s only pirate shipwreck treasure!

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute 

Where: 15 School Street 
Phone: 508-289-2663 
Hours: Starts in May. Daily 10am-4:30pm, closed Sunday. 
Visitors to WHOI’s Exhibit Center will learn about the Institution’s ocean science research and the vessels and tools developed by WHOI engineers

New Jersey

Clifford, NJ

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Funtime America 

Where: 111 Highway 35 South, Eatontown
Directions: Garden State Pkwy Exit 120 
Phone: 732-583-4600 
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-9pm Fri from 10am,Sat until-12 Midnight ,Sun 10am-10pm 
Admission: Free, pay for rides individually 
softplay, lazer tag, motion stimulator, rides, games and more 
see our ad in this section.

Florham Park, NJ

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Imagine That 

Where: 4 Vreeland Road 
Phone: 732-706-9000 
Hours: 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $4.99, Kids-$7.99, under 1 free 
Interactive Children’s Museum for toddlers to age 10. Over 50 hand’s on exhibits. Clean, indoor fun where you can use your imagination for hours. 
see our ad in this section.

Jackson, NJ

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Six flags great Adventures & wild safari 

Where: Jackson, NJ 
approximately one hour between Philadelphia and NYC.Exi t 7A off N.J. Turnpike to exit 16A. Or, exit 98 off the Garden State Parkway, to I-195 West to exit 16. 
Hours: 10am-8pm, Safari 9am-4pm 
Admission: $36, $30 advance sale 
Six Flags Great Adventure offers fun for guests of all ages!

Jersey City, NJ

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Liberty Science Center 

Where: Liberty State Park, Jersey City 
Phone: 201-200-1000 
Hours: Wkdys 10am-3pm Hourly,Wknds 10am-4 pm 
Admission: $3 per person,Parking $5, IMAX additional

Newark, NJ

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The Newark Museum 

Where: 49 Washington Street 
Phone: 973-596-6550 
Hours: Wed.-Fri 12pm-5pm, Wkends 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $7,Srs,Students & Kids $3

Paramus, NJ

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New Jersey Children’s Museum 

Where: 599 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus 
Phone: 201-262-5151 
Hours: 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults & kids – $8

Van Saun Park 

Where: Paramus 
Phone: Zoo-201-262-3771 ext 10, Park-201-261-7312 
Zoo Hours: 10am-4:30pm, Weekends 9:30am-5pm, 
Admission: Adults $2,Srs,Kids $1

Somerset, NJ

Garden State Exhibit Center 

Where: 15 miles from Staten Island. 
Phone: 718-258-7007 
Hours: Mon. Apr. 17th. Circus: 10:45am, 2pm & 5pm, 
Admission: $28. Advance $24.

Sussex, NJ

Space Farms Zoo & Buseum 

Where: 218 Route 519 
Phone: 973-875-5800 
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm. From May 1st 
Admission: Adults $11.95,Srs $ 10.95 ,Kids [3-12]$7.50

West Orange, NJ

Turtleback Zoo 

Where: 560 North Field Ave, West Orange 
Phone: 973-731-5800 
Hours: Wed-Sun 10am-4pm 
Admission: Adults- $5, Srs. & Kids- $2

New York

Bronx, NY 

Bronx Zoo 

Where: Bronx River Pkwy & Fordham Rd 
Phone: 718-367-1010 
Hours: M-F 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5:30pm 
Admission: Adult – $12, Srs. & Kids (2-12) $9 under 2 free, Parking $8

New York Botanical Gardens 

Where: 200 St. & Southern Blvd. 
Phone: 718-817-8700 
Hours: Open Tues-Sun 10am-6pm 
Admission: Combination Ticket: Adults-$13; Srs.-$11; Kids-$5 2-12. Includes: grounds, Conservatory, Rock Garden, Children’s Adventure Garden & tram tour.

Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Indoor Sports 

Where: 800 3rd Avenue 
Phone: 718-965-0004 
Hours: Sun. 10am-10pm, M-Th. 11am-10pm, F 11am-12midnight, 
Admission: Pay for activities individually 
Batting cages, indoor basketball, video games & more

Brooklyn Children’s Museum 

Where: 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave. 
Phone: 718-735-4400 
Hours:W-F 1-6pm; Sat & Sun, 11am-6pm 
Admission: $4; free for members and children under one year; free before noon every Sunday

Jewish Children’s Museum 

Where: 792 Eastern Parkway 
Phone: 718-907-8833 
Hours: Sun 10am-6pm,Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm,Fri CLOSED 
(check our website for weekend, 
seasonal & holiday hours) 
Admission: $10 per person (Children under 2 are free) 
The Jewish Children’s Museum provides exhibitions and programs for all children in an educational and entertaining format. 

Maple Lanes Bowling Alley 

Where: 1570 60th St 
Phone: 718-331-9000 
Hours: 9am-midnight 
Admission: call for info

New York Aquarium 

Where: Surf Av and West 8th St 
Phone: 718-265-3474 
Hours: 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $12, Srs(65+) $10,Kids( 2-12 )$9, under 2 free, parking $8

New York Transit Museum 

Where: 130 Livingston St 
Phone: 718-694-1600 
Hours: Tu-F 10am-4pm, Sat&Sun 12pm-5pm 
Admission: Adult $5, Srs. & Kids (3-17) $3 
Interesting history of trains with some actual trains

The Living Torah Museum

Where: 1640 41st Street
Phone: 718-6868170 
Hours: call for hours
A very interesting and educational Torah Archaeology Museum with real artifacts from the time of the Tanach.

Long Island, NY

Adventureland 

Where: 2245 route 110, Farmingdale 
Phone: 631-694-6868 
Tag Phone: 718-471-8444 
Hours: Sun & Mon Chol Hamoed 11am-6pm 
Admission: ?

Atlantis Marine World & Atlantis Explorer 

Where: 431 East Main St., Riverhead 
Phone: 631-208-9200 
Hours: 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $17.50, Srs and Kids [3-11] $15.50, Kids under 2 free Situated along the Peconic River, boasts many fascinating Marine Life Exhibits, Sea Lion Shows & Educational Programs. Also, waterfront picnic area at no charge.

Cradle Of Aviation Museum 

Where: Garden City, NY. 
Phone: 516-572-4111 
Hours: Mon – Closed, Tues-Sun 9:30am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $9.00, Kids $8.00, Imax Adults $8.50, Kids $6.50, Srs $7.50 
Walk through the history of flight from kites and balloons to man’s first steps on the moon. Experience an IMAX film in the area’s only domed theatre.

Fun Zone

Where: 229 Farmingdale, Route 110 
Phone: 631-847-0100 ext. 16 
Hours: call for hours 
Admission: Pay for rides & games individually 
Includes outdoor rides, video games, lazer tag & rock climbing.

Funstation 

Where: Lynnbrook. Off Sunrise hwy just minutes from JFK, Peninsula blvd to Merrick rd right on Rocklyn. 
Phone: 516 599-7757 
Hours: Call for hours
Admission: $18 which includes a $6 cash card for arcade & rides. 
Long Island’s Number One Indoor Family Entertainment Center offering the latest Video Games and attractions including Lazer Tag, Bumper Cars, Carousel, Multi-Level Play Maze, and Safari Jeeps.

Old Westbury Gardens 

Where: 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury 
Phone: 516-333-0048 
Hours: 10am-5pm every day except Tues 
Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Kids (7- 12) $5, Under 6 Free.

Sports Plus 

Where: 110 New Moriches Rd, Lake Grove 
LIE Exit 62, Rte 97 N, Rte 347 W, .25 mi on left. 
Phone:631-737-2100
Hours:Sun-Th10am-10pm,F-10am-12am
Admission: Pay for rides individually 
Bumper Cars, Bowling, Rock Climbing Wall, skating Rink, Lasertron & more  

Manhattan, NY 

American Museum of Natural History 

Where: 79th St and Central Park W 
Phone: 212-769-5100 
Hours: 10am-5:45pm 
Admission: Adults $14, Srs & Students $10.50, Kids (2-12) $8 
Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest natural history museums in the world.

Chelsea Piers, Pier 62 

Where: 23rd ST. & Hudson River 
Phone: 212-336-6666 
Hours & Admission: call for information 
Children’s Museum of the arts 
Where: 182 Lafayette st 
Phone: 212-274-0986 
Hours: W-Sun 12noon-5pm, Th 12noon-6pm 
Admission: $8 
Located in Soho, the Children’s Museum of the Arts is the only children’s museum in New York City that brings artists and children together to create.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan 

Where: 212 West 83rd St 
Phone: 212-721-1223 
Hours: 10am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm 
Admission: Adults & kids $8, Srs. $5 
Unique hands-on exhibits, art, music, storytelling and performances for families with children 0-11 years old.

Circle Line/New York Cruise Lines 

Where: Pier 83/West 42nd St 
Phone: 212-563-3200 
Hours & Admission: Call for info. 
Empire State Building Observatory 
Where: 350 Fifth Ave 
Phone: 212-736-3100 
Hours: 8am-12midnight 
Admission: Adults $16,Kids (12-17) & Srs $14,Kids (6-11) $10,Under 5 Free

Hayden Planetarium 

Where: 81st and Central Park W 
Phone: 212-769-5100 
Hours: Sun-Th 10 am-5:45 pm 
Admission: Adults $14, Kids (2-12) $8.50, Srs. $10.50 

Jewish Museum 

Where: 1109 5th Ave 
Phone: 212-423-3200 
Hours: Sun.-W 11am-5:45pm, Th 11am-8pm, F 11am-3pm 
Admission: Adults $10, Srs. $7.50, under 12 free 
Lincoln Center 
Where: 10 lincoln center plaza Manhattan 
Phone: 212-875-5000 
Hours &Admission: call for info 

Lower East Side Jewish Conservatory/Tour in Lower Manhattan 

Where: meet at 54 Pearl St, at the corner of the Francis Tavern Museum Phone: 212-374-4100 
Hours: 11:30AM-2PM 
Admission: Adults $18,Srs & students $16 
See our ad in this section. Tour of Colonial NY.-Visits to NYs first Jewish cemetary.Visit Spanish & Portuguese rented Synagogues,1st Mill St Synagogue, Home of Asser Levi ,& more.

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum 

Where: 234 West 42nd St. btwn 7th & 8th 
Phone: 800-246-8872 
Hours: Opens 10am 
Admission: Adults $29,Srs $26,Kids (4-12)$23,Under 4 Free 
Madison Square Garden Behind the Scenes Tour 
Where: 7th Ave. between 31st & 33rd 
Phone: 212-465-6741 
Hours & Admission: Varies

Museum of Arts & Design 

Where: 40 W 33rd St 
Phone: 212-956-3535 
Hours: 10am-6pm, Th 10am-8pm 
Admission: Adults $9, Seniors & Students w/ID $7, Under 12 free,
Thurs, pay what you wish

Museum of Jewish Heritage 

Where: 36 Battery Place, Battery Park City 
Phone: 646-437-4200 
Hours: S-Tues. & Thurs. 10am-5:45pm; W 10am-8pm, F 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $10, Srs. $7, Students $5, under 12 free. Museum admission is free on Wednesday evenings 4-8pm

NBC Studio Tour

Where: Tickets are sold at the NBC Store 49th street and Rockefeller Plaza 
Phone: 212-664-3700 
Hours: Daily 10am-5 am 
Admission $18.50 discount for seniors and children
Visit the NBC Studios and see where and how your favorite television shows are made.

New York Skyride /Empire State Bldg 

Where: 350 Fifth Ave 
Phone: 212-279-9777 
Hours: Daily 10am-10:30pm 
Admission: Family pack $56 (up to 4 persons any age) Otherwise @ Adult $23.50, Child 6-11$17.50, Youth 12-17& Senior $18.50 
NY SK YRIDE, is an exciting digital IMAX® style experience combining high-definition technology and special effects, custom platforms and seats

New York Ducks 

Where: Grey Lines Visitor Center, 777 Eighth Ave. 
Phone: 888-8-DUCKS 
Hours: Call for reservation 
Admission: Adults $19. Children $9.
NY Ducks is a tour of Manhattan that goes around town in an amphibious vehicle and enters the Hudson river for an amazing river cruise.

New York Waterway 

Where: Pier 78 W 38th St & 12th Ave 
Phone: 800-533-3779 
Hours & Admission: Call for Info. 
NYC Fire Museum 
Where: 278 Spring St, bet varick & hudson st 
Phone: 212-691-1303 
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm 
Admission: Adults $5, Kids under 12 $1, Students $2 
This renovated 1904 firehouse contains a comprehensive collection of fire-related art & artifacts from 18th cen tury to the present.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Where: 234 42nd Street (opposite the raging bull)
Phone: 212-7470900
Hours: Daily 10am-5 pm 
Mention code city 5 when buying tickets and get $5.00 discount for up to 6 people.

Simon Weisenthal Center-NY Tolerance Center

Where: 226 42nd Street 
Phone: 212-6971180 
Hours: reservation required. 
An extension of the Simon Weisenthal Center in Los Angeles, the center in NY explores the causes of hate, intolerance.

Sports Museum of America

Where: 26 Broadway 
Phone: 212-3983133 
Hours: Daily 9am-1 am 
Called “the Oddest Place on Earth, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is famous for collecting strange and unbelievable facts and items from around the world. Simply incredible.

South St. Seaport Museum 

Where: 207 Front St 
Phone: 212-748-8600 
Hours: Tues-Sun.10am-6pm 
Admission: Adults $8, Srs. $6, Kids (5-12) $4.

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum 

Where: 17 Battery Place 
Phone: 212-269-5755, Museum 212-363-3206 
Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm. Every Half Hour 
Admission: Ferry ticket adults $11.50,Kids( 4-12) $4.50, Srs $9.50, Liberty and Ellis Islands free.

The New York City Police Museum 

Where: 100 Old Slip 
Phone: 212-480-3100 
Hours: Tues-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 11 am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $5,Srs $3,Kids $2 
Housed in the historic building that contained NYPD’s 1st Precinct, the museum gives visitors an insider’s look at the history of New York’s Finest.

United Nations Sightseeing Tours 

Where: 1st Ave at 46th St 
Phone: 212-963-8687 
Hours: M-F 9:30am-4:45pm, Sun. 10 am-4:30 
Admission: Adults$12, Srs$8.50, Students $8,Grade 1-8 $7 
 

Yeshiva University Museum 

Where: 15 West 16th St 
Phone: 212-294-8330 
Hours: Sun, Tues,Wed, Thurs 11-5,closed mondays & fridays 
Admission: Adults $8, Srs & students,Kids $6, under 5 free 

Queens, NY

Museum of the Moving Image 

Where: 35 Avenue at 36 Street, Astoria 
Phone: 718-784-0077 
Hours: W-Th 11am-5pm, F 11am-8pm, Weekends 11am-6:30pm 
Admission: Adults $10, Seniors & College 
Students w/ID $7.50, Kids (5-18) $5, Children under 4: Free 
The Museum of the Moving Image is dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media and to examining their impact on culture and society.

New York Hall of Science 

Where: 4701 111th St, Corona 
Phone: 718-699-0005 
Hours: Tues-Thurs 9:30am-2pm, Fri 9:30am-5pm, Wknd 10am-6pm 
Admission: Adults $11, Seniors, College w/ID & Kids (2 – 17) $8

Queens County Farm Museum 

Where: 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park 
Phone: 718-347-3276 
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm 
Admission: Free, Except on Special Event Days 
Working Historical Farm, Livestock, Planting Fields, Hayrides, Animal Feeding.

Staten Island, NY

Fun Station USA 

Where: 3555 Victory Blvd. (Bet. Richmond & Travis Avenues) 
10 minutes from Verrazano Bridge 
Phone: 718-370-0077 
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-11pm, Weekends 10am-12midnight 
Admissions: Pay individually for rides 
Laser tag, super twister, batting cages, bowling, toddler village, largest maze in NY & more.

Historic Richmond Town 

Where: 441 Clarke Ave 
Phone: 718-351-1611 
Hours: Wed-Sun 1pm-5pm 
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Kids [5-17] $3.50, under 5 free 
Historic Richmond Town is an authentic village and museum complex interpreting three centuries of daily life and culture on Staten Island.

Safari Amusement Park 

Where: 855 Aruthur Kill Road 
Phone: 718-984-4400 
Hours: Mon-Fri 2pm-11pm, weeknds 12 noon-11pm 
Weather permitting 
Mini-Golf, Batting Cages, Himalaya Rides, Go-Karts, Bumper Cars

Staten Island Children’s Museum 

Where: 1000 Richmond Terrace
Phone: 718-273-2060 
Hours: Wkends 10am-5pm, Tues-Fri 12noon-5pm, April 17-closed 
Admission: $5 Per Person over age 1

Staten Island Miniature Golf, Go-Kart & Batting Cage Center 

Where: 215 Schmidt Lane 
Phone: 718-982-5576 
Hours: Mon-Fri 2 pm-darkness,Weekend 12 noon-darkness 
Admission: Pay for rides individually 

Staten Island Skating Pavilion 

Where: 3080 Arthur Kill Road 
Phone: 718-948-4800 
Hours: Call for info 
Admission: Adults-$8 Kids-$7 Skates-$3

Staten Island Zoo 

Where: 614 Broadway 
Phone: 718-442-3101 
Hours: 10am-4:45pm 
Admission: Adults $7, Kids 3-14 $4, Srs $5, we do not accept credit/debit cards

Upstate, NY

Bear Mountain Park 

Where: Bear Mountain 
Phone: 845-786-2701 
Hours: Zoo :10am-4:30pm ,park: dawn-dusk 
Admissions: Free, Zoo & Museum: Adults$1,Kids 50¢ 
Parking: $6,

Baseball Hall of Fame 

Where: 25 Main St. Cooperstown 
Phone: 607-547-7200 
Hours: 9am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $14.50, Srs $9.50, Kids (7-12) $5, under 7 free

Gomez Mill House 

Where: 11 Mill House Rd., Marlboro 
Phone: 845-236-3126 
Hours: Wed -Sun 10am-4pm.Tours of the site begin at: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, & 2:30 pm. 
Admission: Adults $7.50,Srs $5,Students $2 
America’s Oldest Jewish Homestead.

Howe Caverns 

Where: Howe Caverns Rd, 
Phone: 518-296-8900 
Hours: 9am-6pm 
Admission: Adults $18, Srs. & Kids (12-15) $15, Kids (5-11) $10, under 4 free

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center 

Where: Sleepy Hollow 
Phone: 913-631-4481 
Hours: Call for Info 
Admission: Adults $22,Srs $20,Sts $18

Mohonk Preserve 

Where: 3197 route 44/45, New Paltz 
Phone: 845-255-0919 
Hours: Sunrise-Sunset, visitors center 9am-5pm 
Admission: adults $10, Seniors $7, students $5, under 12 free

Wild & Scenic River Tour 

Where: 5666 state route 97 Narrowsburg 
Phone: 800-836-0366 
Hours: Open April 28 9am-6pm Admission: $39 per person,1/2 price kids under 12

Pennsylvania

Lancester area, PA

Amish experience 

Where: 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike 
Phone: 717-768-3600 
Hours: M-Sat 8:30am-5 pm, Sun 10:30am-5pm) 
Admission: Vary 
Unique theater presentation on the Amish and their history, tours thru 9-room Heritage Site Amish Country Homestead, guided bus tours thru Amish farm.

Hershey Gardens 

Where: 170 Hotel Rd.=2 0
Phone: 717-534-3492 
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $10.00; Kids[3-15]$6.00; Seniors $9.00

Hershey Museum 

Where: 170 W. Hersheypark Drive HERSHEY 
Phone: 717-534-3439 
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $7,Srs $6,Kids $3.50 
Explore the many stories of Hershey – the man, the model town he created and the chocolate empire he founded. Don’t miss the Discovery Room for kids!

Zoo America 

Where: 100 West Hershey Park Dr., Hershey 
Phone: 800-Hershey 
Hours: Hours Vary 
Admission: Adults(9-54)$8,Srs(55+)&kids(3-8)$7 

Lehigh Valley, PA

Bushkill Falls 

Where: Rte 209 North, Bushkill 
Phone: 570-588-6682 
Hours: Wkends9am-6pm,wkdys9am-4pm 
Admission: Adult $9.0 0; Kids[4-10]$4.00; Seniors $8.00, under 4 free 
Crayola Factory & National canal museum 
Where: 30 Centre Square, Easton 
Phone: 610-515-8000 
Hours: Call for info. 
Admission: Adults & Kids $9.50; Srs $9.00 under 2 free 

Philadelphia, PA

Franklin Institute Science Museum 

Where: 222 North 20 St. & the Philadelphia 
Phone: 215-448-1200 
Hours: Science Center: Mon-Sat 9:30 am -5 pm, Sun. 9:30am – 6pm. Mandell Center: Mon -Wed 9:30 am- 5pm, Thurs-Sat 9:30am-9pm, Sun 9:30am-6pm 
Admission: Adult $14.50; Kids(4-11) & Seniors $12.50, under 4 free

National Museum of American Jewish History 

Where: 55 N 5th St, Philadelphia 
Phone: 215-923-3811 
Hours: M-Th 10am-5 pm; F 10am-3pm, Sun 12pm-5pm 
Admission: Free

Philadelphia Zoo 

Where: 3400 W. Girard Ave, Philadelphia 
Phone: 215-243-1100 
Hours: 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults $16.95, Kids (2 – 11) $13.95 under 2 free

United States Mint 

Where: 151 N. Indpndnce Mall E-5th and arch st, Philadelphia 
Phone: 215-408-0114 
Hours: M-F 9am-3pm 
Admission: Free 
Photo ID required & no cameras or camera phones  

Strasberg, PA

Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A. 

Where: Route 741, Just east of Strasburg, Lancaster County, Strasburg 
Phone: 717-687-7911 
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm (last admittance at 4:30pm). Closed April 16 
Admission: Adult $5.50; Kids(5-12) $5.50, under 5 free

Railroad Museum Of Pennsylvania 

Where: Route 741 East Strasburg 
Phone: 717-687-8628 
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm; Sun 12-5pm 
Admission: Varies

Virginia 

Charlottesville-Shenandoah area, VA

Monticello, Home Of Thomas Jefferson 

Where: 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville 
Phone: 434-984- 9822 
Hours: 8am-5pm 
Admission: Adults-$14.00, Kids (6-11)-$6.00, under 6 free

Shenandoah National Park 

Where: 3655 US Hwy 211-E, Luray 
Phone: 540 999-3500 
Hours: Year round open 
Admission: Varies by vehicles, size groups & other factors.

Norfolk, VA

Virginia Zoological Park 

Where: 3500 Granby St, Norfolk 
Phone: 757- 441-2374 
Hours: 10am-5pm 
Admission: Adults-$7, Kids[2-11]$5.00; Srs $6.00

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