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Museum of the City of New York

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East Harlem

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  • Photograph: Harry Zernike

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  • Photograph: Harry Zernike

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Photograph: Harry Zernike

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  • Address:

    Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave
    East Harlem
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    between 103rd and 104th Sts

  • Venue phone:

    212-534-1672

  • Venue website:

    mcny.org

  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am–6pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: 6 to 103rd St

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free

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    1. Museum of the City of New York
      • 1220 Fifth Ave
        East Harlem
        New York
      • 212-534-1672
      • mcny.org
      • 40.792495,-73.951905

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A New York Treat

Things to Do

Forget bagels and lox—did you know Oreos and Tootsie Rolls were invented in NYC? Bring the kids to the Museum of the City of New York to learn about some of the tasty sweets that were invented right here in the Big Apple. Tots can even try whipping up...

  1. Sun Oct 26
    – Fri Oct 31
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Drawing

  • $
  • Critics' pick

McCauley ("Mac") Conner made a career in the publishing industry of New York by contributing artistic creations. The exhibition features Conner's hand-painted illustrations for women's magazines and advertising campaigns made after World War II. His colorful...

"Mac Conner: A New York Life"
  1. Wed Oct 22
    – Mon Jan 19 2015
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Suggested donation $10, seniors and stud...
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mAD for Mac

Things to Do

MCNY's popular exhibit "Mac Conner: A New York Life" celebrates the iconic work of the quintessential NYC "Mad Man." At this interactive event inspired by the exhibit, kids can design their own ads for the museum featuring selfies of their families. No...

mAD for Mac
  1. Sat Oct 25
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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MCNY Children's Holiday Party

Museums & Attractions, Arts & crafts, Themed

  • $$$

The Museum of the City of New York has been hosting this annual fundraising holiday party for over 40 years, so you can expect a well-planned extravaganza. Tots can play arcade and carnival games, decorate cookies, make crafts to take home, meet Santa,...

  1. Tue Dec 9
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York
  3. $150, children $75
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Pushing Buttons: Activist New York

History, Things to Do

  • Free

At this MCNY workshop, families will explore the "Activist New York" exhibition, which uses artifacts, buttons and posters to tell the story of New Yorkers who fought for change from the 17th century to the present. Then, particpants will create their...

Pushing Buttons: Activist New York
  1. Sat Nov 15
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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Pushing Buttons: Activist New York

History, Things to Do

  • Free

At this MCNY workshop, families will explore the "Activist New York" exhibition, which uses artifacts, buttons and posters to tell the story of New Yorkers who fought for change from the 17th century to the present. Then, particpants will create their...

Pushing Buttons: Activist New York
  1. Sat Nov 22
  2. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, (between 103rd and 104th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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