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Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

Experience the olden days at the American Colonial Dutch architectural style farmhouse. Groups can tour the farmhouse and see the museum collections. 4881 Broadway, New York, NY 10034. Tel: 212-304-9422. ... More Info

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Castle Clinton National Monument

26 Wall Street, Battery Park, New York, NY 10004. 212-344-7220. Costumed interpreters describe the harbor defenses of New York City during the War of 1812. Free.

Historic House Trust of New York City

830 5th Ave., Rm. 203, New York, NY 10065. 212-360-8282. 23 historic sites throughout all 5 boroughs with hands-on programs. Fee.

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Prospect Park, Flatbush Ave. at Empire Blvd./Ocean Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. 718-789-2822. A museum that interprets family life in Brooklyn from pre-Colonial times until the present, using its working garden, interactive tours of the historic farm house, and hands on activities from the colonial period. Fee/Free.