Bring your group to the Museum of the City of New York this summer, July 8th to August 21st. All offerings are available Monday through Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and last one hour. The Museum is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street.
Call 917-492-3334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your visit. Groups can't be accommodated without a reservation. The fee is $125 per group up to a maximum of 30 participants.
Secret Agent Architect, ages 7 and up
Decode the architectural shapes of the Museum as you explore our landmark building, inside and out. Learn architectural vocabulary and styles while discovering the secrets of the Colonial Revival building. Children will add features of the Museum and its galleries to the floor plan to showcase the clues they uncovered during their tour.
Taking a Stand, ages 9 and up
Discover how New Yorkers have stood up for what they believe in and fought for change over the past 350 years. Children will explore the Activist New York exhibition which is full of photographs, buttons, pamphlets, signs, and banners to learn about a variety of topics such as immigration, civil rights, the built environment, and more. Everyone will create a badge championing a change they want to make that addresses an issue facing New Yorkers today.
When Fashion Danced, ages 8 and up
Explore the danceable designs of Stephen Burrows, the first African-American designer to gain international fame. Children will discover vibrant colors, metallic fabrics, and fun outfits that celebrate city life in the 1960s and 70s. Afterwards, students will create a line sheet of their own design ideas highlighting their favorite styles and colors.
The Grid: Urban Planning in New York City, ages 6 and up
Participants will be introduced to the concept of city planning and construct a model neighborhood that is based on community needs and conforms to Manhattan's grid system.
Please note: Eating facilities for groups are not available in the Museum. We are located across the street from Central Park where groups may enjoy their lunch.