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DiMenna Children's History Museum

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Address: 170 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Phone Number: (2212) 873-3400
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Fun for a 6-year-old and an 11-year-old.

My 11-year-old son and I recently met a girlfriend and her 6-year-old daughter here and I was very happy that the museum held both of the children's attention for several hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Carver, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My 11-year-old son and I recently met a girlfriend and her 6-year-old daughter here and I was very happy that the museum held both of the children's attention for several hours. Although small, t has very cool interactive exhibits.

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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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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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