170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.
July 1, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm "Sweet Land of Liberty" by Callista Gingrich "The Story of the Statue of Liberty" by Betsy and Guilio Maestro As you celebrate independence, explore New York's special symbol of freedom, The Statue of Liberty. Learn about the history of this famous statue. July 8, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm "John, Paul, George and Ben" by Lane Smith "Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin" by Gene Barretta You may think you know about the founding fathers, but you have never heard stories about them like this. Continue to celebrate independence day with these fun books about the men who helped start the United States of America.
July 15, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm "Iggy Peck, Architect" by Andrea Beaty "Building Stories" by Isabel Hill New York would not be what it is without its great buildings. Iggy Peck is a boy who is just as interested in building things as he is looking at buildings around him. This event is perfect for future architects and builders.
July 22, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm "Jose! Born to Dance" by Susanna Reich "El Barrio" by Debbie Chocolate These stories explore the many different Spanish speaking cultures that help make New York City the wonderfully diverse place that it is.
July 29, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm "The House on 88th Street" by Bernard Weber "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile" by Bernard Weber You may be used to seeing crocodiles at the zoo, but not in a townhouse on 88th street! Help one very special crocodile navigate life in the big city.
The DiMenna Children's History Museum at the New-York Historical Society is the first museum bringing American history to life through the eyes of children. Kids of all ages become History Detectives by delivering a presidential address at the First President kiosk, learning about the lives of youngsters who lived in New York City from the late seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, or using the Historical Viewfinder to see sites in New York City change over time.
Upcoming Events at DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society: