Summer Scavenger Hunts

Summer Scavenger Hunts

Daily, All day

Sun, 06/14/2015 - 11:00 to 17:00
Sun, June 14th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 21st, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 28th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 5th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 12th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 19th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 26th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 2nd, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 9th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 16th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 23rd, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 30th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 6th, 2015 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Escape the heat this summer and go on an adventure in the great indoors! Have you ever stood next to an authentic 18th century carriage, seen a pair of glasses worn by President Abraham Lincoln, himself, or gotten up close and personal with the wooden leg of one of America’s Founding Fathers? If you said no to any of the above, then this is your chance!

New hunts with new objects will be appearing throughout the summer, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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Summer Scavenger Hunts

Summer Scavenger Hunts

Daily, All day

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:00 to 20:00
Fri, June 19th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, June 26th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 3rd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 10th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 17th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 24th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 31st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 7th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 14th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 21st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 28th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, September 4th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Escape the heat this summer and go on an adventure in the great indoors! Have you ever stood next to an authentic 18th century carriage, seen a pair of glasses worn by President Abraham Lincoln, himself, or gotten up close and personal with the wooden leg of one of America’s Founding Fathers? If you said no to any of the above, then this is your chance!

New hunts with new objects will be appearing throughout the summer, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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Summer Scavenger Hunts

Summer Scavenger Hunts

Daily, All day

Sat, 06/13/2015 - 10:00 to 18:00
Sat, June 13th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, June 16th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, June 17th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, June 18th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, June 20th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, June 23rd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, June 24th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, June 25th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, June 27th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, June 30th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, July 1st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, July 2nd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, July 4th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, July 7th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, July 8th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, July 9th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, July 11th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, July 14th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, July 15th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, July 16th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, July 18th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, July 21st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, July 22nd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, July 23rd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, July 25th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, July 28th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, July 29th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, July 30th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, August 1st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, August 4th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, August 5th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, August 6th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, August 8th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, August 11th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, August 12th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, August 13th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, August 15th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, August 18th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, August 19th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, August 20th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, August 22nd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, August 25th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, August 26th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, August 27th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, August 29th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, September 1st, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed, September 2nd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu, September 3rd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, September 5th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Escape the heat this summer and go on an adventure in the great indoors! Have you ever stood next to an authentic 18th century carriage, seen a pair of glasses worn by President Abraham Lincoln, himself, or gotten up close and personal with the wooden leg of one of America’s Founding Fathers? If you said no to any of the above, then this is your chance!

New hunts with new objects will be appearing throughout the summer, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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Soldiers Through History Scavenger Hunt

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Free with Museum admission. All ages.
In celebration of Veteran's Day families search through the Museum to find soldier-related objects, documents, and paintings.

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:00 to 17:00
Sat, November 8th, 2014 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, November 9th, 2014 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue, November 11th, 2014 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

In celebration of Veteran's Day families will search through the Museum to find soldier-related objects, documents, and paintings. Learn about the Civil War Draft Wheel, compare American Revolution and Civil War muskets, and see everything a Civil War soldier had to carry up-close!

Kids will learn more about the everyday soldiers who have fought in America's wars, while exploring the New-York Historical Society galleries.

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NYC Mayors Scavenger Hunt

Sat, 11/02/2013 - 10:00 to 18:00
Sat, November 2nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sun, November 3rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tue, November 5th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Vote for LaGuardia! Vote for Smith! Vote for De Peyster! Search high and low through the New-York Historical Society and DiMenna Children's History Museum to discover artifacts and documents related to mayoral elections in the city. Complete the scavenger hunt and collect your prize!

Recommended for ages 6 and up

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African American Leaders Scavenger Hunt

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:00 to Mon, 01/20/2014 - 17:00
Sat, January 18th, 2014 | 10:00 am to Mon, January 20th, 2014 | 5:00 pm

January 18 – 20; Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Meet the inspiring and brave African American leaders who helped shape our nation and civil rights legislation. Families will search through New-York Historical's collections finding objects and documents related to James McCune Smith, Pierre Toussaint, Frederick Douglass and of course, Martin Luther King Jr. Ages 6 and up
 

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Season of Light Scavenger Hunt

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 10:00 to Sun, 12/01/2013 - 17:00
Fri, November 29th, 2013 | 10:00 am to Sun, December 1st, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Friday – Sunday, November 29 – December 1, All day

Families will seek out images of light throughout the New-York Historical Society in this seasonal scavenger hunt. From New-York Historical's Louis Comfort Tiffany lamps to the treasures of Shearith Israel, find examples of light used for both decoration and symbolism.
 

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The Civil War in 50 Objects Family Scavenger Hunt

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 10:00 to 17:00
Sat, May 25th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, May 26th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, June 1st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 2nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, June 8th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 9th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, June 15th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 16th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, June 22nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, June 29th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, June 30th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, July 6th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 7th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, July 13th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 14th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, July 20th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 21st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, July 27th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, July 28th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, August 3rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 4th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, August 10th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 11th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, August 17th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 18th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, August 24th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, August 25th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, August 31st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 1st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, September 7th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 8th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, September 14th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 15th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, September 21st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 22nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat, September 28th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, September 29th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Civil War in 50 Objects Family Scavenger Hunt

In honor of the book The Civil War in 50 Objects by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society, this hunt takes families on a journey around the Museum to find Civil War objects that tell amazing stories. Can you spot the shackles once used on an enslaved child? What about the models of Abraham Lincoln's hands? Print out the hunt here, and bring it in for one free children's admission!

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Independence Day Family Fun!

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 10:00 to 18:00
Thu, July 4th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

CELEBRATE INDEPDENCE DAY AT THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Thursday, July 4 10 am – 6 pm
All ages. Free with Museum admission.

Free admission for visitors ages 18 and under!

Find out what life was like in 1776 and celebrate Independence Day at the New-York Historical Society!

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Scavenger Hunt: Celebrate James McCune Smith: Abolitionist, Physician, New Yorker

Sat, 01/19/2013 - 10:00 to 18:00
Sat, January 19th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sun, January 20th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Mon, January 21st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday - Monday, January 19 - 21, 2013: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Ages 6 and up

Learn about the abolitionist who spoke up against injustice in America and discover the story of James McCune Smith, the first African-American university-trained physician practicing in 19th century New York City. This scavenger hunt will take families throughout the whole New-York Historical Society.

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