$10 Museum Admission

As part of our Summer of Hamilton celebration, enjoy $10 Museum Admission now until Labor Day. Offer good for in-person ticket purchases, not available online. This offer may not be combined with other discounts.

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Field Trips
Grades 6 through 8

 

 

Special Exhibition Programs

Anti-Semitism 1919-1939
April 18, 2016–July 31, 2016
This workshop introduces students to the rise of anti-Semitism and challenges them to grasp what factors led to the spread of this pernicious doctrine, as well as why it is important to continue studying this dark period. All workshops include a gallery tour focused on anti-Semitism in Europe, and a classroom component in which they will study the rise and fall of similar movements in the United States.

 

Permanent Collection Programs

Life in New Amsterdam
Students learn about the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam, from the reasons for its founding to the realities of daily life.

The American Revolution in New York
Students consider the causes, effects, and significance of the American Revolution in New York.

Slavery in New York
Students uncover the central roles enslaved African people played in Dutch, British, and American New York.

New York and the Civil War
Students learn about the experiences of soldiers and analyze the debates that raged in New York over slavery, states’ rights, and the rights of citizens.

Industrialization
Students investigate how life in New York City was transformed by the innovations of the Industrial Age

Learning History with Paintings
Students learn how to interpret the stories told in portraits, landscapes, and cityscapes.

Objects Tell Stories
Students analyze historical artifacts to discover what they tell us about life long ago.

Being a Historian
Students learn to think and work like historians in order to draw conclusions about the past.

 

DiMenna Children’s History Museum

History Detectives
Students learn to work like historians by engaging in close examination of artifacts. Then, they explore the gallery for clues to place their objects in the proper historical context, learning content and building their vocabulary through a process of discovery.

 

To download a PDF of these programs, click here. If you have any questions, please contact us at 212-485-9293

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