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DiMenna Children's History Museum

170 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)
(2212) 873-3400
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Located on the lower level of the New York Historical Society, the DiMenna is entirely devoted to history -- history of the country, of New York and its boroughs, baseball, women,immigration, etc. It has a lot of "hands on" exhibits and is perfect for kids from about 7 to 12. We were also able to go on a history scavenger... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Located on the bottom floor of the New York Historical Society building, this children's exhibit opened late last year. It is geared toward elementary school aged children, and helps them learn about the history of New York through experiences of children their own age during different periods. My 5 year old and 9 year old spent several hours exploring the... More

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