Here are our top choices to prevent cabin fever, including on Labor Day, virtually and in person.
American Museum of Natural History
The home of dinosaurs and the giant Blue Whale reopens on Sept. 9, with timed entry.
Reboot Your Child’s Reading Skills Online
The NYPL has a huge range of resources for kids looking to jumpstart their reading ahead of the school year, all available for free online.
BookFlix, BrainPOP, TumbleBooks, TumbleMath, and more all offer exciting and engaging opportunities for kids to read along or read aloud while discovering new stories and learning about math, science, and technology.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
BBG will be open on Labor Day, September 7.
Enjoy the last days of summer at the Garden. See new areas like the Elizabeth Scholtz Woodland Garden, featuring an open-air “walled garden,” and the redesigned Robert W. Wilson Overlook, an ascending garden filled with summer-flowering crape-myrtle trees, ornamental grasses, and herbaceous perennials.
Museum of the Dog
Who doesn’t love dogs? This The AKC Museum of the Dog is one of those small museum gems often overlooked.
It reopens September 8th with a special new exhibit, “Presidential Dogs”, about the different breeds of dogs which have lived at the White House from George Washington’s Foxhounds to Bo and Sunny, the Portuguese Water Dogs owned by the Obamas.
Located in in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, this popular destination reopens to members on September 4 and to the general public on September 5, and remains open through the Labor Day Weekend fun continues on September 6 and 7.
Afterward, LSC will be open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.