Local Parks and Playgrounds

Vesuvius Playground
Thompson and Spring Streets

Mulberry Playground
Mulberry and Spring Street

Tompkins Park
7 East 10th Street, East Village

First Park
Houston and First Ave

Chrystie Park
Chrystie Street, near Whole Foods

Washington Square Park
has two playgrounds: small kids and big kids

Union Square Playground
new modern space, worth a look!

Madison Square Park
has a great play area with lots of activities for small children

Seward Park has a toddler storytime

 

Museums

Children's Art Museum
103 Charlton Street (Between Hudson & Greenwich Streets)
(212) 274-0986
cmany.org

Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place (646) 437-4202
info@mjhnyc.org/p>

New York City Police Museum
100 Old Slip
(212) 480-3100

 

Local Bookstores

Mulberry Street Library
10 Jersey Street (Between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets)
(212) 966-3424
nypl.org/locations/mulberry-street

Scholastic
557 Broadway (Between Prince & Spring Streets)
(212) 343-6166
Stroller Entrance
130 Mercer Street
store.scholastic.com/

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street (Between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets)
(212) 274-1160
mcnallyjackson.com

Books of Wonder
18 W. 18th St (between Fifth & Sixth Aves)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-3270
booksofwonder.com