Museum Open

The Museum is open Monday, October 14, 10 am–6 pm, for Columbus Day.

"Our Revolution" as Performed by Living Voices

Sat, 10/12/2019 -
11:00 to 15:00
Sat, October 12th, 2019 |
11:00 am to 3:00 pm


Performances will take place on the hour
from 11 am to 3 pm

 

Free with Museum Admission
 All ages

Experience the story of African American Continental Army soldier Peter Freeman through solo performances, archival film, images, and sound, with the theater company Living Voices.

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President’s Day: Cacao with the Founders

Mon, 02/17/2020 -
12:00 to 16:00
Mon, February 17th, 2020 |
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Ages 7 and under with their adults, free with
Museum Admission
                             

A cozy and tasty celebration! Learn about colonial hot chocolate with early American chocolate enthusiasts President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington, as portrayed by historical interpreters. In between sips of cocoa, visit hands-on stations to learn about chocolate’s journey to the colonies, its role in the American Revolution, and its importance to the new nation.

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Family Benefit Party

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Sun, 01/26/2020 -
16:00 to 19:00
Sun, January 26th, 2020 | 4:00 pm

 

Save the date and support history education! Families take over the Museum to dive into unique history-related activities, meet characters from the past, and enjoy delicious food. Funds raised through event help us provide award-winning family, school, and teacher programs and exhibitions year round.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org.

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Celebrating Richard Scarry and Busytown!

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Sat, 12/14/2019 -
13:00 to 15:00
Sat, December 14th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sun, December 15th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Ages 7 and under with
their adults, free with
Museum Admission

All aboard! Holiday Express returns this year with a special new addition— scenes from Richard Scarry's Busytown! Create a train-inspired craft; listen to Busytown tales; and have fun with Conductor Abe, New-York Historical's resident train master.

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Thanksgiving Eve Balloon Inflation

Wed, 11/27/2019 -
13:00 to 17:00
Wed, November 27th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm



For Members at the Family level and above

Celebrate Thanksgiving early with a grand New-York Historical tradition: the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation. Members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy festive treats and special access to watch the iconic balloons take flight. If you haven't already, sign up for a Family Membership now.

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Beyond Spooky: Hallowe'en Family Party

Sun, 10/27/2019 -
17:00 to 19:00
Sun, October 27th, 2019 |
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 18 and under with their adults

Scare yourself silly at our annual Hallowe’en party! Wear your costume, bring your grown-up, and join us inside the Museum and outside in the courtyard, where we're celebrating the New-York Historical exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere. Among the activities in store:

Price: 
$20
Members price: 
$15
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Beyond Chocolate: Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

Sat, 12/07/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sat, December 7th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Drink it all in with a bevy of colonial beverages in this multisensory Living History program exploring global trade and colonial silversmithing in Paul Revere’s time. Discover recipes, smell spices, and handle hot chocolate preparation tools. Afterwards, visit the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.

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Beyond Chocolate: Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

Sat, 11/16/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sat, November 16th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Drink it all in with a bevy of colonial beverages in this multisensory Living History program exploring global trade and colonial silversmithing in Paul Revere’s time. Discover recipes, smell spices, and handle hot chocolate preparation tools. Afterwards, visit the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.

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Beyond Chocolate: Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

Sat, 10/19/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Sat, October 19th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Drink it all in with a bevy of colonial beverages in this multisensory Living History program exploring global trade and colonial silversmithing in Paul Revere’s time. Discover recipes, smell spices, and handle hot chocolate preparation tools. Afterwards, visit the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.

Generously supported by AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

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Día Familiar: Family Day at the Museum!

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Sun, 09/29/2019 - 14:00
Sun, September 29th, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Para todas las edades, sin costo con RSVP
All ages, free with RSVP to hablemos@nyhistory.org

¡New-York Historical Society invita a las familias de habla hispana a disfrutar de una tarde llena de diversión en el museo, ¡en español! Spanish-speaking educators engage family visitors in a variety of hands-on, American Revolution-themed art activities celebrating the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.   

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