Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library will be closed Thursday, May 7. Please visit our calendar for details.

Living History Days at N-YHS
Uncover Civil War History Over Spring Break
Sun, April 13th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tue, April 15th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wed, April 16th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thu, April 17th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Fri, April 18th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, April 19th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, April 20th, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tue, April 22nd, 2014 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

April 13-22 (excluding Mondays), All day.

Free with Museum Admission.

Families explore, learn, and compete together in Civil War-themed family programs in conjunction with the New-York Historical Society's new exhibition Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War.

Search for Civil War clues on a scavenger hunt throughout the museum (Can you find the flag for New York's 39th Regiment? What about the soldier's uniform that still has dirt and grime from the last day of battle?). Available all day.

Take a family quiz to test your knowledge about the Civil War. And on special dates, meet reenactors from historic Civil War regiments with authentic uniforms, camp gear and artifacts. 2 pm, daily.

Civil War Living History Days with the First Long Island Volunteers. Stand at ease and come meet the soldiers of Company K of the 67th New York Volunteer Infantry. See military and camp gear up close, and ask these troops all about their uniforms, daily life, and their thoughts on the Civil War. Sunday, April 13, all day.

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  • ONGOING PROGRAMS
  • SPECIAL FAMILY EVENTS
  • HISTORY DAYS
  • SCAVENGER HUNTS
  • STORY TELLING
  • CAMP

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Audubon's Aviary: The Final Flight will close at 2 pm
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Please call (212) 485-9240 or e-mail dchm@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.


MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

 

www.nyhistory.org/programs/
family-programs
 

 

 

Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

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