Loading Events
New-York-Historical-Society civil war

New-York Historical Society

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 

  • Upper West Side
  • + Google Map

    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 from living historians portraying Americans of the past.

    * Strollers can enter via a ramp on 77th Street and can get pretty much everywhere in the museum (though they have to be left outside some exhibits). Diaper changing tables are found on every floor.

    * Great toys and books in the gift shop.

    DiMenna Children’s History Museum

    Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game  and explore lots of other interactive exhibits on a entire floor devoted to kids. Pick up a printed scavenger hunt or just explore the many installations covering centuries of New York history. Lots to learn for older kids and lots to touch including a train table…

    More Info

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Learn about trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) through archival photographs and documents, historical artifacts, contemporary art, media stations, and gallery interactives spanning RBG’s varied roles as student, wife to Martin “Marty” Ginsburg, mother, lawyer, judge, women’s rights pioneer, and internet phenomenon.

    Highlights include a robe and jabot from RBG’s…

    More Info

    Little New-Yorkers New-York Historical Society Storytime

    This weekly program includes the reading of a NY-themed book, related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song. Past projects have included iphone ‘books’ and construction paper teapots.

    Join via zoom on Tuesdays.

    More Info

    New-York Historical Society

    Learn about the layered, diverse history of NYC at this fascinating museum.

    * In the interactive Children’s History Museum, explore 350 years of New York and American history through character-based pavilions, interactive exhibits and digital games, and a charming library. Try cross-stitch, see historic baseball gear, ride an Orphan Train, play a newsies video game…

    More Info