Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Winter Break Family Fun!

Family Program
Winter Break Family Fun!
Mon, January 2nd, 2012 | 11:00 am

No preregistration required. Free with museum admission.


Join the Hunt! DiMenna Children’s History Museum Scavenger Hunt
11 am–4 pm
Families team up and head out with a list of clues that take them on a trip around the DiMenna Children's History Museum. Prizes for participation, and everyone can enter our Liberty the Dog raffle!


Historical Art making
1–4 pm
Make, decorate and wear your own election button or tri-cornered hat.


Family History Quiz
2 pm
What games did Dutch children in New Amsterdam like to play? When did George Washington take his first oath of office? Team up, sharpen your pencils, and enter our family quiz! Prizes for participation, and grand prizes for high-scorers.

Creative: Tronvig Group