The Museum of the Moving Image is one of Astoria's hidden gems. Situated right next to Kaufman Studios—the home of Sesame Street and decades of film and television history—the museum features an amazing permanent exhibit as well as an ever-changing roster of special exhibitions, series, and events, including family movie showings and film series. There's something for every age range, making it a favorite go-to spot for my Queens family.
The Museum of the Moving Image has some exciting changes on the horizon, including an upcoming permanent exhibit honoring the late, great Jim Henson that we simply cannot wait to see. Read on for details on the planned exhibit, plus other useful tips for making the most of your visit with kids, including what to see, the best time to visit, and the scoop on family programming.