For Families and Community

Family Activities and Resources

Join us to explore New York City through history, art, STEM, and more

Looking for online resources and activities to do at home?  Check out these past virtual programs and videos to dive into the Museum’s collections, hear from NYC artists and experts, and make your own crafts at home. 

Visiting the Museum

The Museum is open! For information on visiting, please click here.  

While you’re at the Museum, pick up a kids’ guide for The Stettheimer Dollhouse up close for a family-friendly descriptions and creative activities! 

Alternatively, grab one of our totally tubular 80s themed Scavenger hunt which will take you to all three floors of the Museum! 


Send Us Your Artwork! 

After watching one of our videos - or creating NYC-inspired artwork of your own – we'd love to see what you made! We invite you to submit photos of artwork to be considered for a student gallery of work on the Museum of the City of New York’s website. To send in a submission, please fill out the Student Artwork Permission Form and email a signed copy to along with a digital image of the artwork.  

Virtual Field Trips

Wherever and however your family is learning this year, students can experience the Museum of the City of New York virtually through visual and interactive remote-learning sessions led by museum educators.

Virtual sessions are available for school groups, homeschool networks, pods, and any group of friends interested in booking a program. Limited availability for onsite group visits. Learn more.

Support Us

If you’d like to make a gift in support of our education programs please contact:

Charley Harris, Manager of Patron Services at or Donate Now

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