History



Farmhouse Family Day

Saturday, November 17, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Drop in every third Saturday of the month to explore New York City’s oldest house with seasonal activities inside and around the gardens....

Fortune Tellers from the History of Magic

Saturday, November 17, 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
Summon the spirit of Harry Potter: A History of Magic and visit Victorian-era fortune-tellers. Use popular mystic games from the turn of...

New York Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts: Dancing Across Europe — The Waltz

Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Lincoln Center ~ Upper West Side
$15-$42
Learn about composers and music in an interactive New York Philharmonic concert that explores how the waltz grew from a social dance...

Stroller Tour Through History

Sunday, November 18, 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...

History of Magic Family Days

Sunday, November 18, 1:00 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
Celebrate Harry Potter with hands-on activities and crafts exploring some of the characteristics of the four Hogwarts Houses—Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin....

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Friday, November 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: Thanksgiving and the Civil War

Friday, November 23, 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 Thanksgiving, which became a national holiday during the American Civil War, with living historians from the 6th United States Colored Troops,...

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 24, 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: Thanksgiving and the Civil War

Saturday, November 24, 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 Thanksgiving, which became a national holiday during the American Civil War, with living historians from the 6th United States Colored Troops,...

Living History

Saturday, December 1, 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...

Hands On History: Make an 18th Century Scented Ornament

Saturday, December 1, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
King Manor Museum ~ Queens
FREE
Make your own pomander, a spiced, scented ornament that decorated 18th and 19th century American homes and filled the house with a...

Living History

Sunday, December 2, 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...

First Friday at Bartow-Pell

Friday, December 7, 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...

First Friday at Bartow-Pell

Friday, December 7, 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...

Living History

Saturday, December 8, 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, December 9, 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, December 14, 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...

Farmhouse Family Day

Saturday, December 15, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Drop in every third Saturday of the month to explore New York City’s oldest house with seasonal activities inside and around the gardens....

Living History

Saturday, December 15, 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, December 16, 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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