Westchester County is home to some of the best attractions and museums for kids and families. From the Westchester Children’s Museum, dedicated especially to children with fun, hands-on exhibits, and programs to the family-friendly planetarium at the Hudson River Museum. Then head to the Katonah Museum of Art and be sure to visit the Neuberger Museum of Art.
Plus, nearby Connecticut also has attractions and museums for Westchester kids, most notably the Stepping Stones Museum for Children and the Maritime Aquarium.
In addition, the county is so close to New York City families can regularly take in city museums as well. Make sure to visit the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and enjoy its interactive exhibits. Then stop by the DiMenna Children’s Historical Museum. As a part of the New York Historical Society, this museum offers exhibits designed especially for children. And no trip to New York is complete without a stop at the American Museum of Natural History.
Aside from all of these amazing museums, there are tonnes of attractions, parks, playgrounds, and memorials to check out all around Westchester. Playland Amuseument Park, Legoland Discovery Center, and Jacob Burns Film Center offer quality entertainment. The five Historic Hudson Valley attractions offer children and family programming of the best quality. Westchester’s park system is renowned and just about every single town boasts a playground ready to be explored. In addition, if you are looking for nature centers Westchster has that covered too. with more than a dozen nature centers as well as farms and environmental centers, you’ll always feel close to nature in Westchster. Activities and adventures for kids are so plentiful! And Westchester Family can give you the ultimate low-down on what not to miss.