search cityguideny.com

The New York City Police Museum Presents a New Permanent Exhibit: The Junior Officers Discovery Zone

October 18, 2010 - by CG News Desk
Print Article Email Article

The New York City Police Museum (100 Old Slip at Water & South Sts., 212-480-3100; www.nycpolicemuseum.org) has announced the opening of the Junior Officers Discovery Zone, a new permanent exhibit for families with young children aged 3-10. The exhibition is a collaboration between The New York City Police Museum and The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM).

The Junior Officers Discovery Zone includes:

• The Police Academy - a crime scene observation activity that will challenge children to remember relevant parts of city street scenes
• The Park and Precinct - driving and taking care of a Police car
• Emergency Services Unit - a model vehicle where children can climb in, use the steering wheel and lights, hear radio calls with Police codes (e.g. 1052 for "disturbance" and 1063 for "going to lunch") and see real equipment carried by The Emergency Services Unit

Each area will have interactive and imaginary play experiences for children to understand and identify the job and role of Police Officers in our community. Scroll down for images of the Junior Officers Discovery Zone.

Housed in the historic building that contained the 1st Precinct of the NYPD, the New York City Police Museum gives visitors an insider’s look at the history of the largest police force in the country. Exhibits include vehicles, weapons and uniforms, and an exhibit chronicling the tragic events of September 11th through testimonials and artifacts. Open Mon.-Sat., 10am-5pm. 100 Old Slip at Water & South Sts., 212-480-3100; www.nycpolicemuseum.org.



Looking for Free Group Planning Services?

Get free advice on planning your group's trip to New York.


Name:
E-Mail:
Type of Group:
Date of Trip:
Areas of Interest: Sightseeing Dining Theater Culture

Shopping Transportation

Group Size:

Enter the code: 2116

RESTAURANTS

Señor Frog's Photos

Señor Frog's

Señor Frog's makes the leap into Times Square with more fun ...

THEATER

The Phantom of the Opera Photos

The Phantom of the Opera

Gaston Leroux's famous period thriller is now one of Broadwa...

SHOPPING

Annex Markets Photos

Annex Markets

Heaven for designers, artists, and antiques lovers....

SIGHTSEEING

Discovery Times Square Photos

Discovery Times Square

Discovery Times Square (DTS) is New York City's first large-...

SAVINGS OPPORTUNITIES

Reader Feedback

This Week in NYC

(7/20-7/26) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR