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National Museum of the American Indian – New York

One Bowling Green Lower Manhattan
New York, New York

All ages can learn about the culture and contributions of Native Americans at the engaging New York branch of this DC museum. Lots of opportunities for hands-on exploration in multiple rooms. Touch a buffalo hide, match animal drawings, learn about Mayan math, play in a teepee and more.

Pick up a fantastic family guide and find featured items among the galleries including wood and stone carvings, exquisite clothing, feather bonnets and lots of animal representations.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world in a family-friendly, interactive space. Solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations.

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Storybook Reading and Activity

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity featuring Native American authors and themes.

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The Art of Storytelling Through the Wonder of Books

Join art activities, book readings and signings as well as meet-and-greets with author Traci Sorell (Cherokee Nation) and Kevin Noble Maillard (Seminole Nation). Sorell writes award-winning fiction and non-fiction books as well as poems for children, and Noble Maillard will read from his debut book Fry Bread, illustrated by Juana…

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