History



Living History: Historic Hats and Shoes

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
Look at the heads and toes of historic clothing at special ‘touch table’ with Edward Maeder, consulting curator on exhibition Walk This...

Street Games

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson Park ~ Harlem
FREE
Play classic street games from the ’60s and ’70s with a modern spin. All ages can try stickball, pogo sticks, double-dutch, hula...

Hamilton Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Sunday, April 29, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Bowling Green Park ~ Lower Manhattan
$21.50, $17.50 ages 7-17
Follow in Alexander Hamilton’s footstep through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from Bowling Green to Federal Hall on Wall Street, from Hamilton’s...

Doomsday Secret Speakeasy

Sunday, April 29, 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
The Lofts at Prince Street ~ Soho & Tribeca
$10
The Museum of Interesting Things takes over a Soho loft for a Space Race/Cold War themed party. Try on an actual NASA...

Living History

Saturday, May 5, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Living History

Sunday, May 6, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Stroller Tour Through History

Friday, May 11, 9:00 am–10:00 am
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$25/family
Grownups and their children (up to 3 years old) explore America's past, present, and future in a lively and interactive tour before...

Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

Saturday, May 12, 10:00 am–11:30 am
Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue ~ Central Park
FREE
Discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park's most beloved children's sculptures. Learn about some of the Park's most popular statues for...

Living History

Saturday, May 12, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Meet the Fledglings with the Wild Bird Fund

Saturday, May 12, 2:00 pm–7:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
In honor of the exhibition Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife, watch a presentation about the bird life of New York...

Living History

Sunday, May 13, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Mother’s Day Card Making

Sunday, May 13, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
Get 2 tickets for $15
Explore the digital interactive in Port City, 1609-1898 to learn about Abigail Franks and Mary Alexander, whose independence, intelligence, and identity enriched...

Merchant’s House Museum Candlelight Ghost Tour

Friday, May 18, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Merchant’s House Museum ~ West Village/East Village
$30
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Venture into the shadows of history to explore the oldest intact...

Living History

Saturday, May 19, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Stroller Tour Through History

Sunday, May 20, 10:15 am–11:00 am
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$25/family
Grownups and their children (up to 3 years old) explore America's past, present, and future in a lively and interactive tour before...

Living History

Sunday, May 20, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Archaeology Mondays

Monday, May 21, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
The Jewish Museum ~ Upper East Side
$15, free/ages 18 & under
A simulated archaeological dig highlights replicas from ancient to modern times in a hands-on experience. Explore, sketch and hunt for a featured...

Hamilton Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Saturday, May 26, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Bowling Green Park ~ Lower Manhattan
$21.50, $17.50 ages 7-17
Follow in Alexander Hamilton’s footstep through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from Bowling Green to Federal Hall on Wall Street, from Hamilton’s...

Living History

Saturday, May 26, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

Living History

Sunday, May 27, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
History comes to life every weekend a the New-York Historical Society. Meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by...

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