Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
421 East 61st Street Upper East Side
New York, New York
One of the oldest buildings in Manhattan, constructed in 1799 as a carriage house and converted into a hotel in 1826, offers guided tours through fully furnished period rooms and a beautiful garden plus unique public programs. IN the current exhibit, Instructive, Entertaining and Moral: Toys & Childhood in the 19th-Century, view popular toys of the 19th century including classic wooden toys, early board games, china head dolls, and educational toys.