Free with Museum Admission
Recommended for families with kids ages 9 and up
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad and Khalilah Ali, will join families to celebrate the life and legacy of her father who left a game-changing mark not only on boxing and American sports, but also on the Civil Rights Movement. On the eve of what would have been his 75th birthday, we welcome families to watch the film I Am Ali, which will be introduced by Ms. Ali, with a Q&A to follow.
Free event for Members at the Family Level and above
Join us to celebrate Thanksgiving by watching the annual Macy’s Giant Balloon Inflation along West 77th Street. Members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy exclusive access to the street and fun activities and festive treats in the Museum. Invitation to follow. For more information email email@example.com or call (212) 485-9279.
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to fulfill a variety of badges and earn a Museum Patch at the New-York Historical Society! Come as a troop or with family and see what's new at New York's oldest museum, founded in 1804. Scout uniforms are encouraged!
Stop by the New-York Historical Society for a December School Vacation Week that’s all about trains! Go on a special “I Spy” scavenger hunt through Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection, settle in to listen to a classic train story, and make a train-themed craft to take home!
All aboard! Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection is sure to delight and enchant kids of all ages — as well as kids at heart! Bring the whole family to explore this magical holiday exhibition. While you’re here, don’t forget to journey on our special train scavenger hunt, create a train-inspired craft, listen to train tales, and move, giggle, and laugh out loud with Conductor Abe!
Anyone may purchase advance tickets at the Member price of $10 per person. Tickets sold at the door are $12 per person (still $10 for Members).
Time travel to our old-fashioned family fete for centuries of spooky fun! We're hosting a Gilded Age costume-ball-turned-family-friendly affair. (Historic Halloween costumes not required but always welcome.)
Chat with some special costumed guests, who will really set the mood for the night, and enjoy fun activities, games, and crafts to delight (and terrify!) the whole family, including: