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Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

Nov 22, 2022 @ 11:00 am - Feb 26, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

New-York Historical Society
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$22/adults, $13/students, $6/ages 5-13

See historic toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection. Look for fun details in a variety of toy train stations dating from the turn of the 19th century to the WWII era, plus toy rides including a miniature Ferris wheel, carousel, blimp ride, and roller coaster. Giant screens display animations and fun facts about the toys.

Pick up a train-themed I Spy scavenger hunt and look for special trains, airplanes, animals, and more.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society – don’t miss the interactive DiMenna Children’s History Museum in the basement and make-your-own-Tiffany Lamp on the fourth floor.

Wednesday–Thursday 11 am – 5 pm
Friday 11 am–8 pm (pay-what-you-wish 6-8 pm)
Saturday–Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

AMNH Origami Holiday Tree

Over 1,000 intricate origami creations decorate this unique tree. The theme of this year’s 13-foot tree is Beautiful Bugs, featuring specially created models inspired by the upcoming Family Insectarium opening later this winter. Also look for paper versions of museum icons like the big blue whale and t-rex.

Check out the adorable dinosaur topiaries at the Central…

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Little New-Yorkers

Join museum educators in the lovely children’s library for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special hello song, silly dances and games, a story book reading, and a craft to do after the story. Themes related to New York history and current exhibits change monthly.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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Grand Holiday Bazaar

Shop for unique gifts from over 200 hand-picked independent local artisans, designers, craft-makers, vintage dealers, and food entrepreneurs.

Find one-of-a-kind handmade holiday decoration and giftable items: candles, skincare, fashion, handbags, vintage accessories and collectibles, handmade jewelry and furniture, rare antique silver- and glassware, and delicious artisanal treats and foods.

Profits are donated to four…

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New-York Historical Society Sunday Story Time

This weekly program in a charming children’s library includes the reading of a New-York-themed book, a related craft project and silly dances and games.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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