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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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"Audubon's Aviary: Part II of the Complete Flock"

Categories, Museums & Attractions

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The second installation in a three-part series of exhibitions 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 closer look at the works'...

"Audubon's Aviary: Part II of the Complete Flock"
  1. Thu Apr 17
    – Sun May 25
  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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"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"

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The New-York Historical Society has come up with an amazing way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of what's likely the most heartrending moments in U.S. history: the Civil War. This show looks at the personal stories told by quilts, clothing and other...

"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"
  1. Thu Apr 17
    – Sun Aug 24
  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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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. A craft session or time spent in the DiMenna Children's History Museum is also offered each week on an alternating basis. Ages...

Little New-Yorkers
  1. Fri Apr 18
    – Fri May 2
  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 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. Families can discover the wonders of architecture with everyone's favorite pigs in The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Apr 20
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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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. Families can discover the wonders of architecture with everyone's favorite pigs in The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Apr 27
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. Free with museum admission
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Uncover Civil War History

Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

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Test your family's Civil War smarts while searching for scavenger hunt clues throughout the museum's collection including a flag for New York's 39th Regiment and a soldier's uniform. On select days, the kids will have an opportunity to see real camp gear...

Uncover Civil War History
  1. Thu Apr 17
    – Tue Apr 22
  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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