​Museum and Library Hour Changes

On Wednesday, April 25, the Museum and Library will open at 2 pm. For a full list of gallery closures, click here.

Family Programs

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: The 13th Amendment
Monday, April 23rd, 2018 | 11:15 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Join us in honoring the anniversary of the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution! We’re celebrating the legislation’s abolition of slavery in January 1865 all weekend with Living Historians portraying historic people from the American Civil War era.

On Sunday, meet Harriet Tubman and listen to tales about how she personally led enslaved individuals to freedom. Take a close look at her 19th-century clothing and equipment that specially equipped her for travel to and from the South.

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

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