DiMenna Children’s History Museum

Wednesday, February 1–Sunday, December 31
10:00 am–5:45 pm

New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
$12, free/ages under 1 & 65+
$175/year ($100 tax deductible)
free Friday 6–8 pm

Ride an orphan train or play a newsies video game in the awesome DiMenna Children’s History Museum in the basement of the New-York Historical Society. Hands-on exhibits tell the life stories of diverse youngsters who lived in New York City from the late seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. The rest of the museum is also fun and fascinating for all ages to explore and often features interactive kid-friendly exhibits.


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Eats & Treats: Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis at Caffe Storico, the museum's classy but kid-friendly eatery or grab pastries and sandwichs at counter service Parliament Espresso and Coffee. Head down 77th Street for burgers and frozen custard at Shake Shack.


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