Special Summer Offerings

Now through Labor Day enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

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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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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