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DiMenna Children's History Museum

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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... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada

Very educational, learned a lot about American history . You can get a free wristband if you play a... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2015
Hong Kong, China
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Dec 29, 2016
“Don't Waste Your Time & Money at DiMenna Children's Museum”
Mar 2, 2016
“Not really a children's museum. Too much marketing, too few to see.”
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170 Central Park W, New York City, NY 10024-5152
Upper West Side
(2212) 873-3400
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

From the website, my 7 year old twins and I looked forward to our 1st visit two days ago, What a disappointment. Cramped into a tiny space in the basement, the exhibits were more focused on text and not interactive enough for kids. My kids...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

It was late to go to the Children's Museum of Manhattam, so we stopped by the DiMenna Museum. From outside it looked promising, as they have a really nice batman car exposed in the entrance and the propaganda is well done. We paid $20 each...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Very educational, learned a lot about American history . You can get a free wristband if you play a game. Great for Americans who moved to another country and forgot about American history. If your kids don't want to learn the history just play the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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.

Date of experience: December 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: May 2012
4  Thank jkatesny
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...More

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank Supertravelmom2
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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,
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