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Nominees for Long Island Top 20 Survey

The following is the list of nominees in's annual survey of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids for Long Island. (Click here to see last year's Top 20 and category winners.)

If it is before June 21 at midnight and you haven't already voted, click here to access our 2024 survey to place your votes for your top three venues and educator categories.

HERE ARE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS! (You can also write in your own venues on the survey.)

Venue Nominees

"My Local Library"

Active Kidz Long Island


Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm

Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms

Alice Austen House

Asia Society and Museum

Bailey Arboretum

Ballet Long Island

Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC

Batter Up Batting Cage and Bethpage Miniature Golf

Bayville Adventure Park

Benner's Farm

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts

Bounce! Family Entertainment Center


Children's Museum of the East End

Coe Hall

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cultural Arts Playhouse

East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation

Hallockville Museum Farm

Hampton Theatre Company

Hank's Pumpkintown

Harbes Family Farm

Heckscher Museum of Art

Hicksville Gregory Museum

Historical Society of the Massapequas

Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum

Islip Art Museum

John W. Engeman Theater

Jump Town USA

Landmark on Main Street- Port Washington NY

Laser Bounce - Levittown

Long Beach Theatre Guild

Long Island Children's Museum

Long Island Explorium

Long Island Game Farm

Long Island Maritime Museum

Long Island Museum of American Art History and Carriages

Long Island Science Center

Marine Nature Study Area

Mid-Island Y JCC

Morris-Jumel Mansion

Museum of American Finance

Museum of the City of New York

Nassau County Museum of Art

National Lighthouse Museum

Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Old Westbury Gardens

Once Upon a Treetop

Peconic Land Trust

Planting Fields Foundation - New York

Professional Youth Theatre

Pump It Up Great Neck

Quail Hill Farm

Railroad Museum of Long Island

Raynham Hall Museum

Roslyn Theater Company

Safari Adventure

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Sagtikos Manor

Sands Point Preserve

Science Museum of Long Island

Sid Jacobson JCC

Sky Zone- Deer Park

Smithtown Performing Arts Center

South Shore Nature Center

Southampton History Museum

Southold Indian Museum

Strikeforce Sports

Studio Theatre Long Island

Suffolk County Farm

Sweetbriar Nature Center


The Animal Farm Petting Zoo

The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI)

The Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts

The Reboli Center for Art and History

The Rubin Museum of Art

The Wantagh Museum

The Whaling Museum and Education Center

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Tiki Action Park

Tilles Center For The Performing Arts

Ukrainian Museum

Urban Air Lake Grove

Vanderbilt Museum

WildPlay Jones Beach

William Cullen Bryant Preserve

Xplore Family Fun Center

Arts Educators

A la Carte Cooking School

A Step Above Performing Arts

Art League of Long Island

Art Teacher Amy

Artrageous Studio

Bolly Arts

Bubble Boutique and Learning Center

Celebrations in the Kitchen

Center Stage Music Corp

Chorus Line Dance Studio

Creative Art Space for Kids

Dance Workshop of Deer Park

Dinni's Art Studio

Earth Arts of Long Beach Inc

From Stage to Screen

Gallery North

Garden City Dance Studio

Gingerbread University

Great Neck Music Conservatory

Haven Art Studio

iSchool of Music and Art - Syosset

Island Pottery and Studio

Long Island Ballet Theatre / Huntington Center for Performing Arts

Long Island School of Music

Maple Avenue Dance

Merrick Dance Centre

Mini Monet Inc

Music Institute of Long Island

North East Dance Academy

Not Just Art

One River School of Art & Design - Woodbury

One River School Port Jefferson

Perfection Dance Center

Studio Arts

Studio E Art Classes

The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village

The Art Guild of Port Washington

The Corner Dance Studio

The Dance Loft

The Gloria Eve School of the Arts

The Piano Studio - Smithtown

The Teaching Studios of Art

The Well Seasoned Chef

Theatre Three- Broadway On Main Street

Tot Music

Tumbling Tunes/Active Kids Preschool

What's Cooking?

While They're Little

Sports Educators

All Star Arena

Basketball Academy of Long Island

Breakwater Yacht Club - New York

Chestnut Bay Equestrian

Dynamic Lacrosse Training

Elite Gymnastics

Flips Gymnastics II

Future Stars Southampton

Gold Medal Gymnastics Centers


Gravity Cheer


Innovative Martial Arts

Island Xtreme Cheerleading

Just Breathe Yoga


Learn LAX

Lil Athletes Sports Training

Long Island Basketball

Long Island Cheer

Long Island Football Academy

Long Island MMA and Fitness Center

Long Island Rowing Club

Long Island Sports Hub

Long Island Sports Zone

Martial Arts Training Center

Mid Island Gymnastics

Millennium Martial Arts and Fitness

Nassau Equestrian Center

Nativity Riding Academy

Okinawa Kenpo Karate

Old Westbury Equestrian Center

Play Like a Girl Training

Pro Soccer Kids

Sachem Swim Club

Sagamore Rowing

Soccer Shots - Long Island West

Soccer Squirts

The Sports Arena

The Welcome Mat Yoga and Wellness Inc

Trigon Academy Of Martial Arts

Winner's Edge Sports Training



STEM Educators

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society

Brooklyn Robot Foundry Long Island

Camp Invention-Long Island

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

CSTL - The Center for Science Teaching and Learning

Holtsville Ecology Site and Animal Preserve- NY

ID Tech Camps- Long Island

Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center

Leeds Pond Preserve

Merokee Preserve

Mill Neck Preserve

Muttontown Preserve

Peter J. Schmitt Massapequa Preserve

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve

Tanglewood Park and Preserve