Show off your history skills at our daily family quiz show; drop in for some art making, or join our history scavenger hunt. And don’t miss our Wednesday Historical Costume Contest!
Best for ages 4–14.
No preregistration required. Free with museum admission.
Join the Hunt! DiMenna Children’s History Museum Scavenger Hunt
Monday, December 26 - Friday, December 30, 11 am–4 pm
Families team up and head out with a list of clues that take them on a trip around the DiMenna Children's History Museum. Prizes for participation, and everyone can enter our Liberty the Dog raffle!
Historical Art making
Monday, December 26–Friday, December 30, 1–4 pm
Make, decorate and wear your own election button or tri-cornered hat.
Family History Quiz
Monday, December 26–Friday, December 30, 2 pm
What games did Dutch children in New Amsterdam like to play? When did George Washington take his first oath of office? Team up, sharpen your pencils, and enter our family quiz! Prizes for participation, and grand prizes for high-scorers.
Historical Costume Contest
Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 3 pm
Calling all history buffs! Dress up as your favorite historical figure – fictional or real! Practice walking, talking and acting like a historical figure with our acting coach, and then enter our costume contest. Prizes for participation, and grand prizes for the winners!