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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:

    $19, seniors, teachers, military $15, 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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Audubon's Aviary Family Workshops

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Arts & crafts

  • $

Celebrate the opening of John James Audubon's "The Final Flight" collection with fun workshops inspired by the feathered creatures in his works. Families can fold paper bird planes to look like New York–native species like sparrows, cardinals or parrots...

  1. Sat Mar 7
    – Sun Mar 8
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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"Audubon's Aviary: Part III of the Complete Flock"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $

The last installation in a three-part series of exhibitions—titled "The Final Flight"—showcases more of the jawdropping works by ur-conservationist John James Audubon. Every bird in the show has an accompanying bird call recording, and kids can get a...

"Audubon's Aviary: Part III of the Complete Flock"
  1. Fri Mar 6
    – Sun May 10
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
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Camp History

Kids, History, Things to Do, Camps, Kids activities & themes

  • $$$$

City kids spend the week brushing up on the history of our city, where they'll discover what life was like in Colonial New York and cringe at tales of war, disease and fifth during Dutch and British rule. Educators, librarians, conservators and curators...

  1. Tue Mar 24
    – Fri Mar 27
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. $500
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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 February, fete Black History Month with We March, a tale of change, and a peace birds hanging project (2/27). In March, start...

Little New-Yorkers
  1. Fri Mar 6
    – Fri Apr 3
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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Macy's Sunday Story Time 2015

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 February, celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in conjunction with the special exhibition "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion"...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2015
  1. Sun Mar 8
  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 2015

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 February, celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in conjunction with the special exhibition "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion"...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2015
  1. Sun Mar 15
  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 2015

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 February, celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in conjunction with the special exhibition "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion"...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2015
  1. Sun Mar 22
  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 2015

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 February, celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in conjunction with the special exhibition "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion"...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2015
  1. Sun Mar 29
  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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