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Holiday Express- All Aboard to Richard Scarry's Busytown

November 16 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 6:00 pm

New-York Historical Society

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York    + Google Map


Get admission for 2 adults and up to 3 kids at the fun-for-all-ages New-York Historical Society for $24 (usually $56).

This fascinating museum features an entire floor of interactive exhibits especially for kids. Weekly and special occasion family programs range from weekly storytimes to historical chocolate tastings, with frequent visits from living historians portraying Americans of the past. Trains to see and play with at Holiday Express: All Aboard to Richard Scarry’s Busytown.



DiMenna Children’s History Museum

Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game  and explore lots of other interactive exhibits in the awesome hands-on DiMenna Children’s History Museum. Search for items on printed scavenger hunt or just explore the many installations covering centuries of New York history. Lots to learn for older kids and…

Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere

Re-examine Paul Revere’s life, who didn’t just ride horses at midnight. Learn about his accomplishments as a silversmith, printmaker, and pioneering copper manufacturer. See more than 150 objects organized by the American Antiquarian Society including Revere engravings; glimmering silver tea services; commonplace objects such as shoe buckles, thimbles, and medical…

Holiday Express: All Aboard to Richard Scarry’s Busytown

Celebrate the 100th birthday of Busytown author and illustrator Richard Scarry with artwork and graphics of Scarry’s characters (like Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm) alongside historical model trains, scenic elements and toys. Dynamic displays explore the workings of the railroad, the services it provides, and the jobs required to keep…

Living History: 19th-Century Travelers in New York

Learn about the Europeans who made sojourns to New York, like the subject of our new exhibition Artist in Exile, the Baroness Hyde De Neuville. Hear about the exciting adventures of tourists 200 years ago and discover what went into a 19th-century garment bag. Also see and play with trains…

Caffe Storico

Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis at Caffe Storico, a classy yet kid-friendly eatery within the engaging New-York Historical Society.

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Alice’s Tea Cup

Enjoy scones in rotating flavors as magical as the decor, sandwiches, salads and treats with optional fairy wings and glitter at a whimsical tea house inspired by Alice in Wonderland.…

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Levain Bakery

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at this cozy bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are constantly debating the…

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Belvedere Castle

After a year-long project to restore and repair the historic Belvedere, visitors can once again appreciate sweeping views of the Park from its terraces and Castle. The whimsical structure, designed…

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