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.
Attention magic lovers: Join us to celebrate Harry Potter: A History of Magic by creating a magical craft during School Vacation Week activity hours! Try your hand at wand making, potion brewing, deciphering ciphers, and more. Also, make your very own Hogwarts house badge! Activities rotate throughout the run of vacation week, so come back again and again.
In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, learn all about the World War II era. Stop by the Museum to experience immersive family activities exploring the daily lives of soldiers and food on the warfront and home front. All visitors enjoy a free, tasty treat invented for WWII soldiers—M&Ms!
Free event for Members at the Family Level and above
Bring the whole family and join us the day before Thanksgiving to watch the annual Macy’s Giant Balloon Inflation along West 77th Street! Members at the Family level and above enjoy exclusive access to the street, plus fun activities and festive treats inside the Museum. Invitation to follow. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 485-9279.
Kick off our Summer of Magic with a special weekend exploring the life and work of the legendary Harry Houdini! Join us for films, programs, and activities for the whole family to learn about the master escape artist—and maybe even try some tricks yourself!