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ONLINE Living History @ Home: Let’s All Have a Ball! at New-York Historical Society

ONLINE Living History @ Home: Let’s All Have a Ball!

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  • Oct. 21, 2020, 1pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, New York
  • All Ages
  • pay as you wish

Join the museum online for a Victorian fancy dress ball! Wear your Victorian-inspired costume and learn about costume parties of the late 19th century, including etiquette (manners) and customs so you won't feel out of place. Discover 19th-century games and try making a Victorian fruit punch to get into the party spirit! Advanced registration required. 

About New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West

New York, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am–8pm; 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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