Family Benefit Party

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Sat, 01/21/2017 -
11:00 to 14:00
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Thanksgiving Eve Family Celebration

Wed, 11/22/2017 -
15:00 to 17:00
Wed, November 22nd, 2017 |
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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 membership@nyhistory.org or call (212) 485-9279.

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Learn to Box Like Ali

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Sat, 12/17/2016 -
13:00 to 15:00
Sat, December 17th, 2016 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sat, January 14th, 2017 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

1–3 pm
Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

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​"Meet the Museum" on Scout Day!

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Sat, 11/12/2016 -
12:00 to 16:00
Sat, November 12th, 2016 |
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

$10/Scout and $10/adult (​M​embers $8)

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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December School Vacation Week

Mon, 12/26/2016 -
10:00 to 17:00
Mon, December 26th, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue, December 27th, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed, December 28th, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu, December 29th, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri, December 30th, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, December 31st, 2016 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, January 1st, 2017 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mon, January 2nd, 2017 |
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission

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! 

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All Aboard! Historical Train Weekend

Sat, 12/10/2016 -
12:30 to 15:30
Sat, December 10th, 2016 |
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Sun, December 11th, 2016 |
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

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!

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DiMenna Creepy History Museum Historical Halloween Ball

Sun, 10/30/2016 -
16:00 to 18:00
Sun, October 30th, 2016 |
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

All Ages
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:​

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Elephant and Piggie Say Goodbye!

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Sun, 09/25/2016 -
12:30 to 15:30
Sun, September 25th, 2016 |
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

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. 

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Mo Willems Family Day

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 11:00
Sun, September 18th, 2016 | 11:00 am

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

Come see the special exhibition The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems and 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!

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Living History Summer

Sat, 07/02/2016 -
11:00 to 16:00
Sat, July 2nd, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, July 3rd, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, July 9th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, July 10th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, July 16th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, July 17th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, July 23rd, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, July 24th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, July 30th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, July 31st, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, August 6th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, August 7th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, August 13th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, August 14th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, August 20th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, August 21st, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sat, August 27th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sun, August 28th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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 
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