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DiMenna Children's History Museum

Address: 170 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)
Phone Number: (2212) 873-3400
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Ranked #350 of 616 Attractions in New York City
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
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Type: Children's Museums, Museums

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Carver, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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