Living History: Memorial Day Weekend

Sunday, May 27, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link


Celebrate the opening of exhibition Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms and Memorial Day by meeting Second World War soldiers. Living Historians from the Army Air Forces Historical Association share stories about life on the battle and home-fronts alongside an interactive display. Explore authentic uniforms, test your strength by trying on a heavy flak vest or helmet, and find out how gunners kept warm at high altitudes when the windows were open. Also enjoy a Memorial Day themed story time and craft at 11:30 am.


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Eats & Treats: Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis ar Caffe Storico, the museum's classy but kid-friendly eatery. Get burgers and shakes at Shake Shack down the block.


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