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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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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. $50 per child, $60 per adult; includes a...
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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. $50 per child, $60 per adult; includes a...
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. $50 per child, $60 per adult; includes a...
More info

Halloween at the New-York "Haunted" Society

Things to Do

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Undead George and Martha Washington rise from the grave to host this spooky Halloween event for little history buffs. Tots can have their photo taken by a "spirit" photographer, get their fortunes told, snack on historic candy treats and make Victorian...

  1. Fri Oct 31
  2. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, (between 76th and 77th Sts), New York
  3. $10 in advance, $12 at the door
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Historical 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 Bob and help build a Transcontinental Railroad. The highlight will be an impressive collection of...

Historical 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
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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 September, the theme jumps to historical presidents, with readings of Grace for President (9/21) and Arthur Meets...

Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014
  1. Sun Oct 26
  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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