of quality educational programming

fantastic live interactive performances


Performances for Children

We offer two shows, " The History of Toys"  or "Goldilocks and the Three Bears Improv Show".  Both are 50 minute show produced by the Museum for young audiences.  Performances are held in theaters in Brooklyn, NY or at your school or organization. 

The shows are interactive and great for preK-4th grade audiences.  The program presentation is supported by aligned curriculum, including pre- and post-show activities and information and service evaluations. Performances are year round. Tickets are $9 for students, $10 for adults and discounts for teachers.  Shows year round. Prices for Assemblies vary. Please call for more information.

Curriculum: Performing Arts,  English Language Arts in History/Social Studies 

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Workshops and Assemblies for Children

The Toy Museum educational workshops are great for all ages. Workshops are perfect for classrooms, schools, fairs, festivals, special events and birthday parties. From daycare to senior care, these workshop programs are creative and entertaining for everyone. Workshops teaching artists travel anywhere in New York City and vicinity. Workshops are 45 minutes - 1 hour. 

Grade Range: K-12

Curriculum: Art, Performing Arts, Storytelling, Language Arts, Social Studies, Conflict Resolution

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Webinars for All Ages

Learn about toys from your location, wherever you live or work.  The Toy Museum provides a variety of creative and educational webinars for all ages.  From daycare to senior care, our customized programs have been designed to delight and deliver something for everyone.  Webinars are 45 minutes - 1 hour.  

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About Us

The Toy Museum Comes to You


Our traveling museum educational outreach programs bring The Toy Museum of NY right to you.  With our performanes, workshops and webinars, we have something creative and entertaining for children of all ages, adults and seniors including online programs for everyone worldwide.

You'll see puppets and live performers


Our teaching artists,  puppeteers and costume characters are available to come to your school, camp, birthday party, or fair. Now, with virtual live streaming, we can even be part of your classroom or event anywhere in the world. Perfect for all ages.  

New Children's Television Show


After 20 years of bringing children and families together to engage with the history of toys, The Toy Museum of NY is going global with the production of a new children’s television show. The pilot episode was launched at  Toy Fair, February 16, 2019. The series will eventually be available for streaming and feature new toys, old toys, and inventors in different episodes.

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Thousands of students have enjoyed the shows


Starting in 1999, the not for profit Toy Museum of NY (TMNY) has entertained and educated over 100,000 students.  Teachers and children have seen the live shows demonstrate how dolls and toys carry important human values through history. Imagination and play are a critical part of diverse cultural successes. 

TMNY is an educational institute chartered by the The University of the State of NY Education Department, a registered charity, and a NYC Department of Education Vendor. 

“We look forward to your visit and to continuing to develop new interactive live theater shows and workshops each and every year.  Every day can feel like playtime". 

Marlene Hochman, Founder and President of The Toy Museum of NY


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Downtown, Brooklyn

(718) 243-0820