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Veterans Day Weekend: Soldiers of the American Revolution

Independence Day- George Washington’s Encampment and More

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2019

One event on November 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

New-York Historical Society

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

Free with museum admission

Listen to stories about life on and off the battlefield from soldiers who served during the American Revolution. Meet reenactors from the 3rd New Jersey Regiment, ask them about their uniforms, handle their equipment, and try out a drill.

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…

50% off New York Historical Society

Get admission for 2 adults and up to 3 kids at the fun-for-all-ages New-York Historical Society for $27 (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…

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…

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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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…

More info