Free Admissions at Brooklyn Museums

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One of our favorite activities is visiting museums and parks around the city but as you can imagine, entrance fees can add up.  But that should not deter you that deter you most places you want to visit offer FREE admission.


Brooklyn Mamas has listed museums and parks that have FREE admission on certain days and times.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Free on: Tuesdays, Saturday from 10-12pm except on Saturdays with public programs such as Sakura Matsuri, Chile Pepper Fiesta, and Ghouls & Gourds. Winter Weekdays (through March 11)
Children under 12
Where: 900 Washington Ave at Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-623-7200

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Winter Free Hours
Admission to the Museum is free on EVERY THIRD THURSDAY from 4:00–7:00pm and on the FIRST FULL WEEKEND of every month 2:00–5:00pm, except on holiday weekends. (Does not apply to school, camp, or other organized groups.)
Thursday, February 16
Saturday and Sunday,  February 4 & 5
Where: 145 Brooklyn Ave at St. Marks Ave, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-735-4400

Brooklyn Museum
Free on: First Saturday of the month 11am –11pm, except September
Where: 200 Eastern Pkwy at Washington Ave, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-638-5000

Lefferts House – Prospect Park
Free on: Children always free.  Suggested admission is requested of adults visiting the interior of the House on weekends.
Where: Children’s Corner, inside the Park’s Willink Entrance, at the intersection of Flatbush and Ocean Avenues and Empire Boulevard.
Phone: 718-486-7372

Litchfield Villa – Prospect Park
Free on: Litchfield Villa is open  and Free to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Closed on weekends.
Where: Inside the Park at 95 Prospect Park West, near 5th Street


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