Alton Towers | ASTRONAUT FIRST TO TEST NEW OUT OF THIS WORLD RIDE EXPERIENCE Astronaut Chris Hadfield was the first to test Galactica, Alton Towers Resort's new world first rollercoaster that takes passengers into space Galactica is the world's first rollercoaster fully dedicated to virtual reality Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield,...

Discover the fascinating world of dinosaurs and their young in this family-focused interactive exhibition - on till October 30, 2016. Dinosaurs: Monster Families shows how dinosaurs looked after their eggs, nests and babies. Meet a replica of ‘Baby Louie’, the near-complete skeleton of a dinosaur hatchling, dig...

Don’t miss out on our fun-packed workshops and events this Easter. Make your very own rocket bunny, follow the journey of a star’s life, learn about the challenges of living in space, and see Batman vs Superman in IMAX 70mm 2D. Plus, you can take a...

Experiment with materials and techniques, listen to stories, and get moving to music during a week of special Spring Break Family Programs. Kids and adults participate! Monday, April 25, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Create, Build, and Play with Feltro Explore Feltro, magnetic felt tiles that can be manipulated to...

Register for Free Swimming Lessons for Kids in NYC Knowing how to swim prevents drowning and improves your health, fitness, and safety. To help teach New Yorkers to swim, Parks is offering free swimming lessons for people of all ages at our indoor pools during the...

WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER Ten years after it reclassification, Pluto is still dogged by its lack of planet status, begging the questions, if Pluto isn’t a planet, then what is? What made the International Astronomical Union reclassify Pluto in 2006? It isn’t like the other planets in...

Dinosaurs Among Us It is a bird, or a dinosaur? Dinosaurs Among Us will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into the fascinating living creatures we call birds. The exhibition will feature ancient, rarely seen fossils, and life-like models, including a 23-foot-long feathered tyrannosaur (Yutyrannus huali) and a small four-winged dromeosaur...

Deciding what to do for your child's birthday can be a big deal! You want it to be special, right? Below we are focussing on a few businesses which will make your child's party VERY special - even the talk of the playground. Lucky Strike Manhattan Looking to throw an...

SUMMER CAMP FOCUS Although it probably doesn't feel like it just now, summer will be here before we know it. And, we all know that summer means that kids can enjoy camp! Our kids are so lucky as the choice of camp out there is fantastic -...