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September 22, 2013


Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

Free with admission: $10; $6 seniors, students; free for kids younger than 12

Event description: Decode the architectural shapes of the museum as you explore the landmark building inside and out. Learn architectural vocabulary and styles while discovering the secrets of the Colonial Revival building. Children will add features of the museum and its galleries to the floor plan to showcase the clues they uncovered during their tour.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10029
Phone: 212-534-1672

About Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.