Explore for free

To help limit the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), in-person events across NYC have been canceled, but you can still attend the virtual events below! Learn more about COVID-19 resources for families on our Coronavirus Updates page.

Free Day Trips

Bronx Museum

Explore diverse, engaging art at the Bronx Museum—always free. Stay late the first Friday of each month to enjoy live performances and other events.

City Island

Take a day trip to City Island to relax in a small fishing town known for its seafood and fascinating history.

Free This Week

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

Enjoy free live music, take part in innovative afterschool programs, get discounts on performances, and much more.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Check out 52 acres of pure, natural beauty, with new plants in bloom every season. Enter for free Tuesday and Saturday mornings.

New York Aquarium

Visit the New York Aquarium to view over 250 species of aquatic wildlife, see penguin and sea otter feedings, and watch an interactive sea lion show.