RECOMMENDED: More NYC museums for families
Believe it or not, there are plenty of things to do in New York City that don't require opening your wallet. When the weather permits, you can check out one of the best NYC parks, or, if you're looking for indoor activities for kids, consider visiting one of many amazing NYC museums and cultural institutions. Several kid-friendly museums are always gratis (or pay-what-you-wish), and tons more offer special free museum days. Exploring cool installations is one of our favorite free things to do with kids, so check out our list and get going!