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January 02, 2012
DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
Upper West Side
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Free with museum admission: $15; $12 teachers and seniors; $10 students; $5 children 7-13; free children younger than 7
Show off your history skills at a daily family quiz show, drop in for some art making, or join a history scavenger hunt.
Scavenger Hunt (11am-4pm): Families team up and head out with a list of clues that take them on a trip around the DiMenna Children's History Museum. There are prizes for participation, and everyone can enter the Liberty the Dog raffle.
Historical Art Making (1-4pm): Make, decorate, and wear your own election button or tri-cornered hat.
Family History Quiz (2pm): 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 a family quiz. There are prizes for participation and grand prizes for high-scorers.
Address: 170 Central Park West Upper West Side, NY 10707
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