History



Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, February 21–Friday, February 22, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Grand Central Terminal ~ Midtown East
$21.50, $17.50/ages 7-17
Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. Go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, spot surprises...

February School Vacation Week: Black History Month

Friday, February 22, 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
Celebrate Black History Month. Explore special exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow and join a drop-in art activity that...

CMOM Musical Performance with Lia Holman

Friday, February 22, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 23, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Grand Central Terminal ~ Midtown East
$21.50, $17.50/ages 7-17
Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. Go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, spot surprises...

Living History: Investigative Reporting and Jim Crow

Saturday, February 23, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
In conjunction with Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, join Living Historians portraying turn-of-the-century investigative journalist Ida B. Wells and...

Living History: Investigative Reporting and Jim Crow

Sunday, February 24, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
In conjunction with Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, join Living Historians portraying turn-of-the-century investigative journalist Ida B. Wells and...

Revolutionary Women

Sunday, February 24, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum ~ Lower Manhattan
$20
Join storyteller Darci Tucker for a one-woman, three-character interactive play that explores the issues and events that led up to the American...

3rd Annual Herstory Day

Sunday, March 3, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
Get 2 tickets for $15
Join an intergenerational celebration of women’s history in New York City with a focus on women working to archive, preserve and uplift...

Stroller Tour Through History

Friday, March 8, 9:15 am–10:15 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...

19th-Century Tea Tasting

Saturday, March 9, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden ~ Upper East Side
$20, $15/students
Hear about the history of the world’s most popular beverage and how it was prepared in early 19th-century America a historic hotel....

Bronx Opera Company

Sunday, March 10, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ~ Bronx
$8, $6/seniors & students, free/ages 5 & under
Celebrating an art form that has withstood the test of time with a program featuring three members of the Bronx Opera Company...

Tiny Bits and Quiet Sips, An Afternoon Tea

Thursday, March 14, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ~ Bronx
$35
Visit historic Bartow-Pell’s conservatory overlooking a gorgeous garden for conversation, light refreshments, and, of course, tea. Find out the difference between high...

Farmhouse Family Day: Mini Loom Weaving

Saturday, March 16, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Share the traditional craft of weaving with textile artist Iviva Olenick. Celebrate Women’s History Month by diving into weaving, an activity that...

Stroller Tour Through History

Sunday, March 17, 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...

Nobody Likes Hardtack: A Civil War Food Presentation

Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ~ Bronx
$8, $6/seniors & students, free/ages 5 & under
Known for his work on the movie Gettysburg (1993), Gods and Generals (2003), and Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny (2004), as both...

Jazz at Lincoln Center Family Concerts: Who is Miles Davis?

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center ~ Upper West Side
$10-$25
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra shares the music and stories ofMiles Davis. With an engaging script, live musical performances, and crowd...

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Grand Central Terminal ~ Midtown East
$21.50, $17.50/ages 7-17
Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. Go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, spot surprises...

NYC Tots: Spring Class Series

Thursday, April 4, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
$180 for six sessions
Register for 6 classes that focus on exploration and discovery of spring in the city through song, play, and hands-on experiences. Learn...

First Friday at Bartow-Pell

Friday, April 5, 5:30 pm–8:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ~ Bronx
$15/adults; $10/seniors & students
Enjoy a free concert from local musicians, explore a 19th century mansion and frolic in the large, lovely garden. Light refreshments available...

History Hunters: A Kid’s Life at Synagogue

Sunday, April 7, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$5 + $1.38 fee
Learn what it was like to be a kid at the Eldridge Street Synagogue in the early 1900s. Seats with a view?...

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