Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York, NY 

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Thursday 10 am–9 pm
Friday–Monday 10 am–5 pm

$20, $14/students & seniors, free/ages 19 & under

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Explore the greatest city in the world at this small museum with a big collection of theater artifacts, furniture, toys, paintings, sculpture and photos arranged into exhibits that entertain and educate all ages.

✨ Favorite spots include a dangling light installation above the stunning spiral staircase and the fascinating multimedia New York at Its Core exhibition.

🍎 Learn about NYC’s restaurants, street carts, sustainability and more deliciousness in Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate.

👩🏾‍🍳 See gingerbread displays from top bakeries and amateur bakers from across the city representing their respective neighborhoods in  Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off.

✌🏾 In Activist New YorkExplore the drama of social activism in New York City from the 17th century right up to the present. Through artifacts, photographs, audio and visual presentations, as well as interactive components, learn how New Yorkers have banded together on issues as diverse as civil rights, wages, sexual orientation, and religious freedom.

☎️ Uncover the array of tools, technologies, and lost professions that supported New York City as it exploded into a global metropolis in the pre-digital era in Analog City: NYC B.C. (Before Computers). Introduce kids to ancient artifacts like pneumatic tubes and telephone directories.

🎥 Watch the history of New York City unfold in the 28-minute film Timescapes.

🍽 Pick up coffee, sandwiches, pastries, quiches, sandwiches and other goodies served fresh from Amy’s Bread at Chalsty’s Cafe on the second floor, with tables & chairs overlooking the sparkly stairwell.

🌳 Across Fifth Avenue from the magical Conservatory Garden in Central Park.

🎟 Save 50%+ on admission at this link. Free admission for teachers and educators, CUNY students & staff members, active-duty military personnel and ‘neighbors’ who live or work in zip codes 10029, 10035, or 10037.

 

Museum of the City of New York

Explore the greatest city in the world at this small museum with a big collection of theater artifacts, furniture, toys, paintings, sculpture and photos arranged into exhibits that entertain and educate all ages. Favorite spots include an extravagant Gilded Age dollhouse, a dangling light installation above the stunning spiral staircase and the fascinating multimedia New York at Its Core exhibition. Explore the drama of social activism in New York City from the 17th century right up to the present in Activist New York. Introduce kids to ancient artifacts like pneumatic tubes and telephone directories in Analog City: NYC B.C. (Before Computers).

Learn about NYC’s restaurants, street carts and other tasty delights in Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate. Lots of awesome videos to watch and great music to discover. Watch the history of New York City unfold in the 28-minute film Timescapes.

Save 50%+ on admission at this link. See our complete guide to the Museum of the City of New York.

Thursday 10 am–9 pm
Friday–Monday 10 am–5 pm

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

See gingerbread displays from top bakeries and amateur bakers from across the city representing their respective neighborhoods, inspired by the theme “Winter in New York.” Pick up a kid-friendly  scavenger hunt from the front desk.

Winners of categories include Most Representative of Their Neighborhood, Most Creative, Good Enough to Eat, Most Intricate, Grandest, and more.

See our guide to the Museum of the City of New York.

Thursday 10 am–9 pm
Friday–Monday 10 am–5 pm

Movies for Minis | Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Join the Museum of the City of New York for a screening of a classic holidays-in NYC movie following the hijinks of 10-year-old Kevin McCallister alone in the Big Apple after losing track of his family on their way to a Florida vacation. While in New York City, he discovers his old rivals, a pair of thieves called the Sticky Bandits, are plotting a robbery.

Join STEAM workshops and activities inspired by the ingenuity of the tricks and traps Kevin comes up with to stop the Stick Bandits, we will also  to be announced.

Register for either the 10 am – 12:45 pm session or the 1:15 pm – 4pm session. Tickets include all-day entrance to the museum, a juice box & a bag of popcorn. Don’t miss the elaborate NYC-themed gingerbread display.