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New-York Historical Society

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  • Address:

    New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West
    Upper West Side
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    between 76th and 77th Sts

  • Venue phone:

    212-873-3400

  • Venue website:

    nyhistory.org

  • Opening hours:

    Tue–Thu, Sat 10am–6pm; Fri 10am–8pm; Sun 11am–5pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 79th St

  • Price:

    $18, seniors $14, students $12, children 5–13 $6, members and children under 5 free. Fri 6–8pm pay what you wish

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    1. New-York Historical Society
      • 170 Central Park West
        Upper West Side
        New York
      • 212-873-3400
      • nyhistory.org
      • 40.779138,-73.974013

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All Aboard! Historic Train Weekend

Categories, Kids, History

  • $

This celebration of all things railroad returns to the DiMenna Children's History Museum, inviting kids to listen to train-themed stories, meet Conductor Abel and decorate a car for the Transcontinental Railroad. The highlight will be an impressive collection...

All Aboard! Historic Train Weekend
  1. Sat Dec 13
    – Sun Dec 14
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Chew-Choo Dining Car

Things to Do

  • $$$

In conjunction with the seasonal exhibit "Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection," the New-York Historical Society is hosting a series of tea time events that kids and adults alike will enjoy. On three afternoons in December, be transported...

  1. Wed Dec 3
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $60, $50 per child; includes admission t...
More info

Chew-Choo Dining Car

Things to Do

  • $$$

In conjunction with the seasonal exhibit "Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection," the New-York Historical Society is hosting a series of tea time events that kids and adults alike will enjoy. On three afternoons in December, be transported...

  1. Thu Dec 11
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $60, $50 per child; includes admission t...
More info

Chew-Choo Dining Car

Things to Do

  • $$$

In conjunction with the seasonal exhibit "Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection," the New-York Historical Society is hosting a series of tea time events that kids and adults alike will enjoy. On three afternoons in December, be transported...

  1. Wed Dec 17
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $60, $50 per child; includes admission t...
More info

Holiday Express: December School Vacation Week

Dance, History, Military & maritime, Things to Do, Special interest

The DiMenna Children's History Museum will remain open during the holiday break so curious kids can explore the toys and trains of the Jerni Collection and participate in fun educational activities. They'll test their attention to detail with an I Spy...

  1. Sat Dec 27
    – Sun Jan 4 2015
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

"Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection"

Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $
  • Critics' pick

Take a journey back in time as you peruse this vintage collection of European toys and trains. In the premiere museum exhibition of the Jerni collection, a display of model trains, bridges, carousels and Ferris wheels, as well as the first ever model...

"Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection"
  1. Sun Nov 23
    – Sun Feb 22 2015
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Little New-Yorkers

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

  • $

The youngest NYC residents explore their city through storytelling, singing, and activites like playing with old-timey toys. In November, hear the story of Louie, by famed author-illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, then craft finger puppets (11/14), discover...

Little New-Yorkers
  1. Tue Nov 25
    – Tue Dec 23
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Kids, Things to Do

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a book cherrypicked for the DiMenna's late-morning storytime. In November, catch readings of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (11/16), a true story of a daredevil who walked...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Nov 23
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Kids, Things to Do

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a book cherrypicked for the DiMenna's late-morning storytime. In November, catch readings of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (11/16), a true story of a daredevil who walked...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Nov 30
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Kids, Things to Do

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a book cherrypicked for the DiMenna's late-morning storytime. In November, catch readings of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (11/16), a true story of a daredevil who walked...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Dec 7
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
More info
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