About the DiMenna Children's History Museum


Explore 300 years of New York and American history through the eyes and lives of children of the past!

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Through authentic and unique learning experiences, the DiMenna Children’s History Museum invites multi-generational families to meaningfully connect with American’s past, present and future. The exhibits, collections, programs, and staff challenge visitors to grow up with history.


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Sun, 11/13/2011 - 11:30
Sun, November 13th, 2011 | 11:30 am

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From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Explore wayfinding, a room-sized map, and what Manhattan looked like 400 years ago in these stories about maps.

Free with museum admission. Please check back for information on upcoming story tellers and stories.


Barbara K. Lipman Children's Library, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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New-York Historical Society Grand Re-opening Weekend Celebration (Friday)

Celebrate the New-York Historical Society's Grand Reopening with George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, the Marquis de Lafayette, the 1st New York Regiment and the 1st Rhode Island Regiment.

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 11:00
Fri, November 11th, 2011 | 11:00 am

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History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century?

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