Meet Ben Franklin and Other 18th Century Americans - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
Price: Free with admission:$15; $12 teachers and seniors; $10 students; $5 children ages 5-13; free for kids ages 4 and younger
170 Central Park West - 212-485-9293
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: Speak with Benjamin Franklin firsthand about his experiments with lightning and electricity, his inventions, and his involvement with Congress in drafting the Declaration of Independence. Listen to the fun and interactive stories and songs about eighteenth-century life from the Hudson River Ramblers, who will be entertaining visitors throughout the museum and children's galleries.