Free event for Members at the Family Level and above
Join us to celebrate Thanksgiving by watching the annual Macy’s Giant Balloon Inflation along West 77th Street. Members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy exclusive access to the street and fun activities and festive treats in the Museum. Invitation to follow. For more information email email@example.com or call (212) 485-9279.
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!
Stop by the New-York Historical Society for a December School Vacation Week that’s all about trains! Go on a special “I Spy” scavenger hunt through Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection, settle in to listen to a classic train story, and make a train-themed craft to take home!
All aboard! Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection is sure to delight and enchant kids of all ages — as well as kids at heart! Bring the whole family to explore this magical holiday exhibition. While you’re here, don’t forget to journey on our special train scavenger hunt, create a train-inspired craft, listen to train tales, and move, giggle, and laugh out loud with Conductor Abe!
Anyone may purchase advance tickets at the Member price of $10 per person. Tickets sold at the door are $12 per person (still $10 for Members).
Time travel to our old-fashioned family fete for centuries of spooky fun! We're hosting a Gilded Age costume-ball-turned-family-friendly affair. (Historic Halloween costumes not required but always welcome.)
Chat with some special costumed guests, who will really set the mood for the night, and enjoy fun activities, games, and crafts to delight (and terrify!) the whole family, including:
Good friends Elephant and Piggie have become OUR good friends, too! Stop by on the final day the special exhibition The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems to see the show one last time and give Elephant and Piggie a hug goodbye.
Come see the special exhibition The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willemsand explore New York through the lens of Mo Willems—just like Knuffle Bunny! Kids can make a Mo-inspired craft, listen to stories, get a Statue of Pigeon tattoo, and snap photos with Elephant and Piggie!
It's Summer of Hamilton at the New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children's History Museum! Celebrate the life and remarkable achievements of the man who played a leading role in the founding of the United States.
Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Free with Museum Admission All Ages