New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park W.
New York, NY 10024- Map It
(212) 873-3400

AAA Editor Notes

New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W. at W. 77th St., traces the history of the city and houses the DiMenna Children's History Museum—the first museum to bring American history to life through the eyes of children. Also showing is “New York Story,” a panoramic film recounting New York's rise from remote outpost to city at the center of the world as well as acclaimed exhibitions pairing art and history. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$19; $15 (ages 65+, teachers and military with ID); $12 (students with ID); $6 (ages 5-13); free (for all Fri. 6-8).
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-6 (also Fri. 6-8), Sun. 11-5. Library open Tues.-Sat. 10-4:45. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.