Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

September School’s Out Days at DCHM

September 24, All day

Free with Museum admission

All ages

Thu, 09/24/2015 - 10:00 to 18:00
Thu, September 24th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

School’s out! Stop by the New-York Historical Society on your days off to go on a historical scavenger hunt that will take you up, down, and all around the Museum discovering fascinating artifacts. Look for our grand 18th-century stage coach, an old-fashioned cockroach trap, and turn of the 20th-century toys and games. 

New hunts with new objects appear all the time, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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September School’s Out Days at DCHM

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September 23 and 24, All day

Free with Museum admission

All ages

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:00 to 18:00
Wed, September 23rd, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

School’s out! Stop by the New-York Historical Society on your days off to go on a historical scavenger hunt that will take you up, down, and all around the Museum discovering fascinating artifacts. Look for our grand 18th-century stage coach, an old-fashioned cockroach trap, and turn of the 20th-century toys and games. 

New hunts with new objects appear all the time, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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September School’s Out Days at DCHM

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September 15, 23, and 24, All day

Free with Museum admission

All ages

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 10:00 to 18:00
Tue, September 15th, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

School’s out! Stop by the New-York Historical Society on your days off to go on a historical scavenger hunt that will take you up, down, and all around the Museum discovering fascinating artifacts. Look for our grand 18th-century stage coach, an old-fashioned cockroach trap, and turn of the 20th-century toys and games. 

New hunts with new objects appear all the time, so you can visit New-York Historical Society and the DiMenna Children’s History Museum again and again!

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Under New York

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Every Sunday. Free with Museum admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 11:30
Sun, August 2nd, 2015 | 11:30 am

Welcome to the Big Apple! This month we’ll be reading stories that take us all around New York City.

Under New York written by Linda Oatman High and illustrated by Robert Rayevsky

The New York City skyline is easily recognized around the wrold, but there is so much more to this city than its buildings. Join us as we head below street level and discover a whole other side of this bustling metropolis!

From the 17th to the 21st century, through fact and fiction, hear tales of New York City and the people who made it great. 

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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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