FAO Schwarz, New York, New York

14 Mentions on Trippy

767 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10153

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(212) 695-9198

  • 3 mentions in What would kids like to do in NYC on a weekend trip?

    • Rocio A.

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      Rocio A. said, "...to the few nice stores in Times Square such as M&M's World, TOYS"R"US and obviously don't forget to take them to FAO Schwarz located pretty close to former The Plaza. Hope this helps when programming the agenda!! Saludos,..." See More

    • Pam S.

      Pam S. said, "...Sadly, FAO Schwarz is now closed. But be sure to visit Dylan's Candy Bar at the corner of East 60th St. & 3rd Ave...." See More

    • Megan B.

      Megan B. said, "...Broadway musical Matilda. There is also an enormous American Girl Cafe if your girls are interested in dolls. She also loved FAO Schwarz last year but unfortunately it is now closed. Hope you can find fun stuff for everybody!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see and do + restaurant ideas in NYC

    • Maggie N.

      Maggie N. said, "...Central Park, so you could pair that trip with some Central Park exploring. The girls would probably also like the huge FAO Schwarz toy store on 5th ave. That's kind of a must-see for kids. And, I work here, so I have..." See More

    • Anna K.

      Anna K. said, "...For children I would recommend FAO Schwarz the biggest toy store in the city,it's right next to Central Park so you can visit it on the way there!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see in NYC with my parents and kids?

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...take the Staten Island Ferry round trip. If you can say "no" to kids wanting a ton of toys, check out FAO Schwarz and Toys"R"Us/Babies"R"Usis quite amazing too, but Times Square may be too busy for the little ones. Have fun!..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...just yet! Central Park Zoo is fun ,as well as historic. The USS Intrepid is fun for kids of all ages. FAO Schwarz (now closed) is fun for kids, plus you can prime them for the experience by watching the Tom Hanks..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where to buy souvenirs for kids ages 5 and 3?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...a couple stores where you'll have many choices as you know these children better than I: For toys, I've always loved FAO Schwarz. It does have historical significance as being the oldest toy store in the U.S. Definitely the coolest one..." See More

    • Maggie S.

      Maggie S. said, "...I would go to FAO Schwarz just to see it yourself. From experience I still have gifts bought there decades ago, they have the classics, and Steiff animals never break or grow old. As others have mentioned the museum stores are nice..." See More

  • 1 mention in I'm traveling to New York City staying close to Time Square.

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...New York Public Library which has a Sesame Street exhibit (even 10 yr olds get nostalgic.) do some holiday shopping at FAO Schwarz, include lunch and beauty day at American Girl Café or ride the indoor ferris wheel at Times Square..." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting NY for the time in April...what important tips can you give me?

    • Matthew S.

      Matthew S. said, "...any kind of sweet goodness (Not to mention a small cocktail bar that makes candy themed creations for the parents). The FAO Schwarz store on 5th Ave is totally worth it. Not only because they have the giant keyboard piano from the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free Things to do in Manhattan, NY?

    • Sally E.

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      Sally E. said, "...the Statue of Liberty for free! It goes right by the island and you can take lots of pictures this way. FAO Schwarz- HUGE toy store that's fun for kids and adults alike! My sister and I are both in our..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York City for girls???

    • Allison H.

      Allison H. said, "...the massive Toys R Us and its big ferris wheel in the lobby! You will also find M&M's World there !! FAO Schwarz is really something with FAO Sweetz there! Another sweet spot is Dylan's Candy Bar ! There are many museums..." See More

  • 1 mention in Bringing my little sister with me to New York City. What should we do?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...still be able to skate there!). And even though I might've seemed too old for it, I really enjoyed walking through FAO Schwarz and the M&M's World . I'd go back to those even today. For other cultural attractions, the view from..." See More