Family Programs

Family Program
December School Vacation Week
Thursday, December 26–Wednesday, January 1 | All Day


Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

Stop by the New-York Historical Society during our annual December School Vacation Week and explore our special exhibition Holiday Express: All Aboard to Richard Scarry’s Busytown!

“I Spy” Scavenger Hunt
Daily, All day

I spy with my little eye… Pick up an “I Spy” scavenger hunt and take the whole family on an adventure through Holiday Express. Kids and adults alike will delight in discovering Busytown surprises tucked in among the toys and trains!

Train Tales and Crafts
Daily, 2 pm

Hear a classic train storybook read aloud and then, stay to do a related craft activity. Books for the week include favorites like The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper; Steam Train, Dream Train, written by Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Shark vs. Train, written by Chris Barton and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; and more!

Busytown Mysteries
Daily, 3 pm

Put on your detective cap! Stop in to solve mysteries alongside beloved Richard Scarry characters like Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, and Hilda Hippo on adorable episodes of Busytown Mysteries.

Please note, there will be no Busytown Mysteries on December 31

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

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