Somewhere between the singing clock tower and the aisles of chirpy, back-flipping dogs, the magic happens. Grown men and women reconnect with their inner child and everyone under 15 absolutely loses their minds. More than twenty years after the classic flick Big first hit the screen, you can still pull a Tom Hanks and slide across the giant keyboard—just be prepared to wait in line.

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Family Review of FAO Schwartz

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
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Editor Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 0 - 2 , 3 - 5 and 6 - 12
Parents may not consider a temple to conspicuous consumption an "attraction," per se, but FAO Schwarz is a stop worth making, if only to rediscover some of the toy-tastic tokens of your own childhood. Be warned, though, that once you're done with

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At 58th St.
767 5th Ave.
New York, New York 10022
Parking: Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 212-644-9400
Transportation: N, R at 5th Ave.
Neighborhood: Midtown
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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