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.

December 2014
Storytelling
Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.
Sun, December 7th, 2014 | 11:30 am
December 2014
Special Family Event
Barbara Wright
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, December 7th, 2014 | 3:00 pm
December 2014
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, December 9th, 2014 | 3:30 pm
December 2014
Special Family Event
$50 per child ($40 per Member child) and $60 per adult ($50 per adult Member) Tickets include CHEW-CHOO! DINING CAR restaurant experience and admission to the exhibition Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection.
Thu, December 11th, 2014 | 3:30 pm
December 2014
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, December 11th, 2014 | 3:30 pm
Creative: Tronvig Group