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History Museum

New-York Historical Society

42 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Head straight to the interactive children’s exhibits in the basement. My son loves the exhibit that teaches what it was like to be a 19th-century newsboy, using historical photographs and a game that lets you try out what it was like to sell papers as a “newsie." Another room downstairs is well stocked with kids’ picture books about NYC history. If your kids are into Hamilton, the musical, they’ll love the hands-on and digital exhibits on Alexander Hamilton. The museum even has the actual pistols used in his duel with Aaron Burr.
Lisa
Lisa
February 15, 2017

Tips from locals

Stephanie
Stephanie
September 24, 2019
Pay what you wish. Fridays 6 PM - 9 PM.
Ellie
Ellie
July 28, 2019
Fun stuff to see, and a walk in Central Park.
D Alejandro
D Alejandro
July 09, 2018
The best place to find many answer about NYc and known more about New York people I
S
S
March 30, 2017
Unique collections; recently had the original bat mobile, Friday evenings they have a free film introduced by notable guests.
Caro & Allen
Caro & Allen
December 05, 2016
A fun museum showcasing New York's rich history.

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Location
170 Central Park West
Manhattan, NY 10024
Phone+1 212-873-3400
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wifi
Free
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