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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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"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

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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. Sat Jul 26
    – Sun Aug 24
  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

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The youngest NYC residents explore their city through storytelling, singing, and activites like playing with old-timey toys. July features stories about Madeline in celebration of the just-opened exhibit Madeline in New York. Start out the special summer...

Little New-Yorkers
  1. Tue Jul 29
    – Fri Aug 1
  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. In honor of the just-opened exhibit, Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, kids will spend the month of...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Jul 27
  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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Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the iconic children’s tale Madeline, the NYHS will display more than 90 works of art by the talented author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans. Visitors can marvel at original drawings from his beloved picture book...

Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans
  1. Sat Jul 26
    – Sun Oct 12
  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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Madeline's Tea Party

Art & design, Kids, Kids activities & themes

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The NYHS's Madeline in New York exhibit gets even more delightful on select days when young visitors can enjoy a spot of tea and Parisian nibbles during special tea parties at the museum's own Caffe Storico. Listen to readings of favorite books from Ludwig...

Madeline's Tea Party
  1. Wed Aug 13
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $50, children under 13 $40
More info

Madeline's Tea Party

Art & design, Kids, Kids activities & themes

  • $$

The NYHS's Madeline in New York exhibit gets even more delightful on select days when young visitors can enjoy a spot of tea and Parisian nibbles during special tea parties at the museum's own Caffe Storico. Listen to readings of favorite books from Ludwig...

Madeline's Tea Party
  1. Wed Aug 20
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $50, children under 13 $40
More info

Madeline's Tea Party

Art & design, Kids, Kids activities & themes

  • $$

The NYHS's Madeline in New York exhibit gets even more delightful on select days when young visitors can enjoy a spot of tea and Parisian nibbles during special tea parties at the museum's own Caffe Storico. Listen to readings of favorite books from Ludwig...

Madeline's Tea Party
  1. Wed Sep 10
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $50, children under 13 $40
More info

Madeline's Tea Party

Art & design, Kids, Kids activities & themes

  • $$

The NYHS's Madeline in New York exhibit gets even more delightful on select days when young visitors can enjoy a spot of tea and Parisian nibbles during special tea parties at the museum's own Caffe Storico. Listen to readings of favorite books from Ludwig...

Madeline's Tea Party
  1. Thu Sep 11
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $50, children under 13 $40
More info

Madeline's Tea Party

Art & design, Kids, Kids activities & themes

  • $$

The NYHS's Madeline in New York exhibit gets even more delightful on select days when young visitors can enjoy a spot of tea and Parisian nibbles during special tea parties at the museum's own Caffe Storico. Listen to readings of favorite books from Ludwig...

Madeline's Tea Party
  1. Wed Oct 8
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York, New York
  3. $50, children under 13 $40
More info
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