A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring toy trains, figures, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, Holiday Express transports young and old alike to a bygone era. The installation includes a variety of toy train stations dating from the turn of the 19th century to the World War II era, showcasing the evolving designs of American and European toymakers. Curated by Debra Schmidt Bach, curator of decorative arts and special exhibitions
Attention families! Be sure to pick up a copy of our I Spy scavenger hunt related to the exhibition in the gallery.
Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, the Evelyn & Seymour Neuman Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. WNET is the media sponsor.