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

Independence Day: George Washington's Encampment and more!

Thu, 07/04/2019 -
10:00 to 18:00
Thu, July 4th, 2019 |
10:00 am to 6:00 pm



Free Admission for kids age 17 and under
No RSVP required
Recommended for all ages

Join us for Revolutionary Summer's opening day by exploring George Washington's encampment in our outdoor courtyard! Enter the Headquarters Tent, meet the man himself, and experience daily life in the Continental Army.

Courtyard entrance is on West 76th St. 

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Revolutionary Summer: Historical Fiction Workshop

Sun, 07/28/2019 -
12:30 to 16:30
Sun, July 28th, 2019 |
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Ages 11-13
$125 per student ($100 per Member)

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$125
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$100
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Narratives of Pride: Reflecting on Stonewall

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 12:30
Sun, June 2nd, 2019 | 12:30 pm

Ages 13 and up
$125 per student ($100 per Member)

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Pride Flags for Pride Day!

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Sun, 06/02/2019 - 13:00
Sun, June 2nd, 2019 | 1:00 pm

Free with Museum admission
All ages

The rainbow flag of the LGBTQ movement is bright, colorful and always unmistakable. Join us to learn how this special flag got its start, and make one of your very own in celebration of Pride Day.

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Meet the Fledglings with the Wild Bird Fund

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Sun, 05/12/2019 - 14:00
Sun, May 12th, 2019 | 2:00 pm

$11 per child ($5 per Member child)
$21 per adult (free per Member adult)
Ages 5 and up

Tickets are the cost of museum admission plus $5 per child (non-member child tickets are $11, member child tickets $5). Adults do not pay an additional fee.

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$21
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$11
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Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig

Sun, 02/17/2019 -
13:00 to 15:30
Sun, February 17th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Includes Museum Admission
All ages welcome

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Join us and our friends from the Vietnam Heritage Center with performances, red envelopes, and festive activities celebrating Year of the Pig. Learn about all the ways Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Cambodia. 

Programming includes hands on activities such as Tet card makingand Li Xi making. Performances include Lion Dance, singing, and Ao Dai fashion show, hosted by Miss Vietnam 2010!

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February Scout Day: Celebrating Black History Month!

Sun, 02/17/2019 -
12:00 to 16:00
Sun, February 17th, 2019 |
12:00 pm to 4:30 pm

 


Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to fulfill a variety of badges and earn a Museum Patch at the New-York Historical Society! Come as a troop or with family and see what's new at New York's oldest ​ museum, founded in 1804. Scout uniforms are encouraged!

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards with Sharon Draper

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Sharon Draper
Sat, 04/06/2019 - 15:00
Sat, April 6th, 2019 | 3:00 pm


Please note: This event is FREE with Museum Admission. We strongly encourage families to purchase Museum Admission tickets in advance as space is limited. Any remaining, day-of tickets will be issued to Museum visitors on a first come-first, served basis.   

Recommended for ages 8 and up

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February School Vacation Week

Sat, 02/16/2019 -
13:00 to 15:00
Sat, February 16th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sun, February 17th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tue, February 19th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wed, February 20th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Thu, February 21st, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fri, February 22nd, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sat, February 23rd, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sun, February 24th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

This year over February School Vacation Week, we’re celebrating Black History Month! Stop by the Museum to check out our special exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow and join us for a drop-in art activity that celebrates African American heroes.

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Presidents Day: Cocoa with the Founders

Mon, 02/18/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Mon, February 18th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

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