DiMenna Children’s History Museum

Come to this great children’s outpost of the New York Historical Society for a fun filled, educational historical adventure. Play History Detective and decode history’s mysteries, go back in time with the Historical Viewfinder, learn about civic duty at the Cast Your Vote station, and more! Learn about historical figures Cornelia Van Varick, James McCune Smith, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and more! Groups can also pick out an age-appropriate historical book and read it at the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library.
 
Contact Info
Address: 170 Central Park West, New York, NY, 10024. New York County. Tel: 212-873-3400. Website: www.nyhistory.org/childrens-museum. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-5th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-4 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Children's Museum Lesson Plan

Gravity, robotics, health and fitness, culture, engineering, environment, and art are just a few of the educational topics that young students can learn about and experiment with at children’s museums. Children’s museums provide hands-on, colorful, interactive exhibits that help young students learn about a variety of topics.... Continue