Presidents in Residence: February School Vacation Week

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February 21, 2014

10am-5pm.

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

Upper West Side

All Ages

$18; $14 teachers and seniors; $12 students; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger

Description: Families explore, learn, and compete together in a series of presidential family programs. Search the museum for artifacts related to presidents from George Washington to Bill Clinton in a scavenger hunt; create slogans and election buttons; and take part in a quiz game honoring Abraham Lincoln (Was he the first president to have a beard? What was the name of the theater where Lincoln was shot?). Prizes for participation and for winning. Ages 4 and up. Free with museum admission.


Schedule of events:
Presidential Scavenger Hunt, 10am-6pm
Abraham Lincoln Family Quiz, 2pm
Vote for Me! Election Button Making, 1-3pm

Address: 170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-873-3400
Website: nyhistory.org

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