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  • Address:

    New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West
    Upper West Side
    New York
    10024

  • 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
        10024
      • 212-873-3400
      • nyhistory.org
      • 40.779138,-73.974013

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April School Vacation Week at The New-York Historical Society

Things to Do

Looking for something fun to do with the little ones during spring break? Head to the New-York Historical Society for fun and educational activities. Kids can search for artifacts like a handwritten letter by Abraham Lincoln and a historic ballot box...

  1. Fri Apr 3
    – Sun Apr 12
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, 10024
  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

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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. Sun Mar 29
    – Sun May 10
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, 10024
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Little New-Yorkers

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

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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. Tue Mar 31
    – Fri Apr 3
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, 10024
  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 29
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, 10024
  3. Free with museum admission
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