The South Street Seaport Museum announces the Winter 2017 Session of its educational children's program miniMATES and launches its brand new Open Play program.
miniMATES, a program for children ages 18 months - 4 years, will be held at the South Street Seaport Museum on Mondays 9-10am, Thursdays 10-11am, and Thursdays 1-2pm, from January 9 - March 9, 2017.miniMATES is a seaport-themed activity program for young children and their caregivers. Each week, children will make new friends as they develop creativity, language, and fine motor skills through story-time, music, art projects, and sensory play activities. Tuition: $200 for 8 week session. Discounts are available: 10% off each additional child in family; $15 off total enrollment for SSSM family-level membership holders. For more information or to register, visit: https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/education/minimates/.
Open Play, a program for children ages 18 months - 4 years, will be held in the miniMATES room at the South Street Seaport Museum on Mondays 10am-1pm, Wednesdays 2-5pm, Thursdays 2-5pm starting on January 4, 2017. During Open Play, families can stop by and use the South Street Seaport Museum's playroom, where children can enjoy our large space and many toys (including a sand sensory table and dramatic play boat), all while making friends in our seaport neighborhood! Caregiver must be present with child at all times. Tuition: Open Play Club Card (allows use of the space whenever open): $150 for the month of January ($120 for each additional child in family). Drop-in rates are also available: $25/day ($20/day for each additional child in family). The Museum accepts check or credit card (at Museum or over the phone) for program payment. Families must fill out a registration form before using the play-space. For more information or to register visit: https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/education/minimates/.
ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM
South Street Seaport Museum is a non-profit cultural institution located in the heart of the historic Seaport district in New York City. Founded in 1967, the South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Designated by Congress as America's National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses galleries and education spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, a maritime library, a maritime craft center, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of "Where New York Begins."