|Venue name:||New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY||Contact:|
170 Central Park West
|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:||$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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"We the People"
From the donations of many visitors' used shoelaces comes "We the People," an art installation by Nari Ward. From Feb 20–24, you can see the sculpture as it gets installed, and from February 20–26 you can post a sticky note on the museum's preamble wall...Until Saturday December 29 2018
Black Citizenship: Meet Harriet Tubman
Though Harriet Tubman might be a familiar figure to American children, there's all sorts of details of her amazing, heroic life that aren't always covered in school. Learn about how the underground railroad worked and about the lives of 19th century self-liberated individuals of...History Until Sunday October 14 2018
Living History: Historic Shoes Touch Table
While many New York kids have a wide array of shoe options in their closets — crocs, sneakers, sandals and more — the children of yesteryear had to made due with less colorful options (and no velcro!). Check out this touch table to learn about house the...History Saturday September 29 2018
Family Programs for "Harry Potter: A History of Magic"
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...Special interest Friday October 5 2018 - Sunday January 27 2019
"Harry Potter: A History of Magic"
Take a trip to Hogwarts—without leaving NYC! Potterheads can experience "Harry Potter: A History of Magic," a British Library exhibit that is coming to the New York Historical Society. Harry Potter: A History of Magic will open at the New-York Historical...Special interest Friday October 5 2018 - Thursday January 31 2019
Harry Potter Family Book Club
Though it's been two decades since Harry Potter first hit the book shelves, kids are still not done talking about the boy who lived, his friends, and the evil forces they fought. Whether your family is reading the books for the first time, or you're working...Quirky events Tuesday October 9 2018 - Tuesday October 23 2018
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Harry Potter Trivia for Families
So you've made it through all seven years at Hogwarts and how you think you're a wizarding world expert. Not so fast! During this tricky trivia session, the experts at Pottermore will ask tricky questions only true Harry Potters fans will know, like the...Quirky events Sunday October 14 2018