Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

The New-York Historical Society is delighted to offer programs that make history come alive for the entire family. Our exciting series of family programs include a weekly Sunday Story Hour in our new Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library, Family Learning Labs, and a chance to meet and greet some of our nation’s founders as well as military units from the 18th and 19th centuries.

April 2015
Family Program
Every Thursday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 6 and up. Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world!
Thu, April 16th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
April 2015
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Fri, April 17th, 2015 | 3:30 pm
April 2015
Family Program
$15 per person ($10 per Member), ages 5 and up
Sun, April 19th, 2015 | 2:00 pm
$15
(members $10)
April 2015
Special Family Event
Mike Thornton
Monthly series. Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 9-12. Each month families read a historical fiction or nonfiction book together at home. Families share reactions to the month’s book, see related museum artifacts and documents, and meet other history detectives and special guests!
Sun, April 19th, 2015 | 3:00 pm
April 2015
Family Program
Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
Tue, April 21st, 2015 | 3:30 pm
Creative: Tronvig Group