Family Programs for "Harry Potter: A History of Magic"

Museums, Special interest New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY , Upper West Side Friday October 5 2018 - Sunday January 27 2019
Family Programs for "Harry Potter: A History of Magic"
Courtesy Jim Kay/Bloomsbury Publishing

Ready your wands, young wizards: All-things magical and mystical are heading to the New-York Historical Society for the London transplant, "Harry Potter: A History of Magic," a can't-miss exhibit for history buffs and bibliophiles. Fans will be able to celebrate one of the most beloved characters in children's literature and explore a wide variety of artifacts, including work from J.K. Rowling's original manuscript, oracle bones dating back to the 1600s and even costumes from the Broadway play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. But a celebration of Harry and all that he means to us wouldn't be complete without a variety of family events. Here's a full lineup of what parents and kiddos can attend when the exhibit opens on Oct 5. 

Hogwarts House Badges, Saturdays and Sundays from 1–4pm, free with museum admission, all ages. 

Harry Potter Family Book Club, various dates from 4–6pm, $15, $12 members, ages 14 and under. 

Writing Historical Fantasy with Writetopia Lab, Oct 21 2–6pm (ages 8–10) and Nov 3 2–6pm (ages 11-13), $125/student. 

History of Magic Family Days, Nov 18 and Dec 9, free with museum admission, all ages. 

Harry Potter Trivia for Families, Oct 14 at 2:30 pm, $25, $22 members, all ages. 

Historical Hallowe'en, Oct 28 at 5pm, $20, ages 18 and under. 

Posted:

Venue name: New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY
Contact:
Address: 170 Central Park West
New York
10024
Cross street: between 76th and 77th Sts
Opening hours: Wed–Thu, Sat, Tue 10am–6pm; Fri 10am–8pm; Sun 11am–5pm
Transport: Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 79th St
Price: Various prices
Event website: https://harrypotter.nyhistory.org/
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    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
    • New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY Various prices
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