Meet Ben Franklin and Other 18th Century Americans

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July 04, 2013


DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society

Upper West Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

Free with admission:$15; $12 teachers and seniors; $10 students; $5 children ages 5-13; free for kids ages 4 and younger

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.

Address: 170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-485-9293