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Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions at New-York Historical Society

Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions

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  • Dec. 12, 2021, 12:30pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($22; $17 seniors, educators and active military; $13 students; $6 kids 5-13; Kids younger than 4 are free. - Advanced Registration Required
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Did you know that decorating trees for the holidays wasn't a common practice until the mid-19th century? Hang out with historical interpreters and learn more fascinating facts about winter traditions in 18th-century America. Afterwards, create your own festive decorations.

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170 Central Park West

Upper West Side, NY

212-873-3400

  • 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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