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May 14, 2013 through September 01, 2013
New-York Historical Society
Upper West Side
A rotating display of all fifty objects from the new book The Civil War in 50 Objects -- by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society, with an introduction by Eric Foner -- will be on display. These objects, many rare or unpublished, offer a fascinating examination of the event that changed the course of American history.
Address: 170 Central Park West Upper West Side, NY 10024
Standard hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am–8pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm Wheelchair accessible: Yes Buy food: Yes Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes Family bathroom: Yes
Experience the past in a brand new way at the New-York Historical Society! Explore historic treasures from our permanent collection—including toys from childhoods of the past—and learn about New York and American history in rotating exhibitions. The DiMenna Children’s History Museum at the New-York Historical Society presents 350 years of New York and American history through character-based pavilions, interactive exhibits and digital games, and the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library. The DiMenna Children’s History Museum encourages families to explore history together through permanent installations and a wide range of family learning programs for toddlers, children, and preteens. From weekly storytelling for toddlers to living historians, we have what you need for your New York and history-obsessed child!
Nearest public transportation stop: 81st Street; B, C Play area: Indoor Party room: Yes
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