Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.

Scavenger Hunt
Holiday Express: Can You Spot It?
Fri, November 23rd, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, November 24th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, November 25th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, December 1st, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, December 2nd, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, December 8th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, December 9th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, December 15th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, December 16th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, December 22nd, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, December 23rd, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wed, December 26th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thu, December 27th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Fri, December 28th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, December 29th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, December 30th, 2012 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tue, January 1st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, January 5th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, January 6th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, January 12th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, January 13th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, January 19th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, January 20th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, January 26th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, January 27th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, February 2nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, February 3rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, February 9th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, February 10th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, February 16th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, February 17th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, February 23rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, February 24th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, March 2nd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, March 3rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, March 9th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, March 16th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, March 17th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, March 23rd, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, March 24th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, March 30th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, March 31st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, April 6th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, April 7th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, April 13th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, April 14th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat, April 20th, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun, April 21st, 2013 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Every day!

Holiday Express puts magnificent model trains, train stations and sheds, bridges and tunnels, carousels and Ferris wheels—all populated with toy figurines in colorful nineteenth-century dress—on display at the New-York Historical Society! But you can discover more than meets the eye! Spot the intricate details in these amazing model train scenes made by the Märklin model train company. Can you spot the refreshment stand? The station clock? How many train cars are pulling into the train station? Bring the whole family, pick up your self-guided hunt, and see who can spot the most!

Families can use this "i spy" hunt to search for hidden details in the trains and train stations of the Jerni Collection. Some sample "i spy"s:

  • How many coal cars can you count?
  • How many different kinds of animals can you spot on the trains and in the stations?
  • Find a post office, a refreshment stand, a train clock, and a water tower at this train station.

Families using the hunt will be able to explore all the trains on display and take as long or as short as they like.

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Please call (212) 485-9240 or e-mail dchm@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.


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