South Street Seaport Museum Break Programs
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Enjoy extended hours and special activities at South Street Seaport Museum announces during New York City public schools’ Mid-Winter Recess.
At 10 am & 11 am, participate in hands-on activities that explore the fascinating world of 19th century trans-Atlantic sailors on board the 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree. Haul on ropes to raise the sail, and walk the capstan ‘round, while learning how sailors slept, ate, worked, and played.
The historic ships and exhibits, including the charming Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle will be open daily 11am–5pm.
The Water Arch
Come to the Seaport Museum to take part in this free hands-on art installation that highlights the ever-increasing use of clean drinking water in an intriguing and immersive way.
Created by the Netherlands-based pioneer in media design, Dropstuff Media, The Water Arch is an abstraction of a classic barrel organ. Standing at the center of…More info
This magical interactive, transformable playground lets kids create their own play space with sand, water, giant foam blocks, mats, wagons, fabric, and crates at their fingertips. Great view of the East River. Near lots of cool public art. Bathrooms available.More info