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May 16 and on, 12400 Family Friendly Events

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    The American Family Immigration History Center

    9:30 AM at Ellis Island Museum - Ellis Island

    This is an exciting interactive area at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. You can access the passenger records of the ships that landed some 22 million immigrants, crewmembers, and other passengers at the Port of New York and Ellis Island from 189... read more

    Occurs 179 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    The American Immigrant Wall of Honor

    9:30 AM at Ellis Island Museum - Ellis Island

    A special feature of the Ellis Island museum, the Wall of Honor overlooks the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline and is the longest wall of names in the world. This unique display pays tribute to America's rich cultural heritage, celebrating ... read more

    Occurs 179 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Hidden Kingdoms: The World of Microbes

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    We live in a sea of microbes... Even though you cannot see these microbes, you are surrounded by them. They are on everything: surfaces, hands, soil, water, snow, and in the desert sands and Arctic Ocean. And they are alive: they reproduce, move, an... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Marvelous Molecules: The Secret Of Life

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Marvelous Molecules: The Secret of Life is the first ever hands-on exhibition exploring the shared chemistry of all living things. Hovering above the exhibit floor like a futuristic space station is a giant model of a glucose molecule magnified a qua... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Mathematica: A World of Numbers

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    This is the first interactive exhibition devoted to math. Designed by world-renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, Mathematica displays the range of mathematics, and share the excitement that mathematicians find in pursuing their science. Mathemat... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Preschool Place

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    The Preschool Place is the ideal space to explore and discover the natural and built world of a city. Experience multi-sensory activities in a protected area for our youngest visitors. Special science/art activities and puppet shows are featured duri... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Rocket Park

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Rocket Park is a 5,000-square-foot exhibition on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science. Rocket Park features two newly refurbished icons of the U.S. space program—an original Atlas booster with a replica Mercury capsule and an original Titan II... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Science Playground

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    It's 60,000 square feet of outdoor fun! Through dozens of playground elements like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind and w... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    The Search For Life Beyond Earth

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    On Earth, wherever there is life, there is water. Are there other places in our solar system that might contain water and perhaps life? Join us in this fascinating exploration in The Search for Life Beyond Earth. Discover what scientist have learned ... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
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    Seeing The Light

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Trick your mind and "see" something that's not there. Examine and experiment with the properties of color, light and the mysterious mechanisms of human perception. With over 80 exhibits, Seeing the Light allows visitirs to discover how the eye wor... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
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    The Sports Challenge

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Cross-train your brain by gauging the speed of your fastball, climbing a rock wall, or surfing a wave, while learning the roles science plays in popular sports. By playing at 15 different sports stations, visitors learn about friction, balance, ph... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of the Universe

    10:00 AM at Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) - 15 West 81st Street

    The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe presents the discoveries and explorations of modern astrophysics. This 7,000-square-foot hall is divided into four zones featuring exhibit islands rich with astronomical imagery, rotating video di... read more

    Occurs 178 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Scales of the Universe

    10:00 AM at Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) - 15 West 81st Street

    A major feature of the Rose Center is the Scales of the Universe exhibit along the 400-foot-long walkway that hugs the glass wall of the cube. This unique exhibit, which employs the facility's architectural features by using the Hayden Sphere as a ba... read more

    Occurs 178 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Cosmic Pathway

    10:00 AM at Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) - 15 West 81st Street

    Following the explosive Big Bang experience, visitors exit onto the Harriet and Robert Heilbrunn Cosmic Pathway, a dramatic, spiraling ramp that ushers them through 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. At the start of the walkway, visitors can measu... read more

    Occurs 178 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hayden Planetarium

    10:00 AM at Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) - 15 West 81st Street

    Dominating the Rose Center is the magnificent Hayden Sphere, which features the world's largest virtual reality simulator. Weighing four million pounds and measuring 87 feet in diameter, the Hayden Sphere houses the Space Theater in its upper half an... read more

    Occurs 178 more times through Feb 15
  • Aug 20
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    Hall of Northwest Coast Indian

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, the Museum's oldest hall, showcases the research conducted during the Museum's first major field expedition, the Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902), considered one of the most important anthropological fie... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Feb 17
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    These halls showcase artifacts such as cooking utensils, clothing, weapons, and jewelry from traditional Native American cultures in the East and in the Plains. The Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians focuses on the traditional cultures of the Mohegan,... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Feb 17
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of African Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Africa, a continent of nearly 12 million square miles and more than 700 million inhabitants, boasts a rich array of cultures. The Hall of African Peoples explores this great diversity, highlighting the traditional lifestyles and customs of people liv... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Feb 17
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Asian Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Museum's holdings in Asian ethnology constitute one of the finest such collections in the Western Hemisphere. This extensive collection provides the foundation for the Hall of Asian Peoples, the Museum's largest cultural hall. The hall explores s... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Feb 17
  • Aug 20
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Mexico and Central America

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The diverse art, architecture, and traditions of the Maya, Toltec, Olmec, Aztec, and other Mesoamerican pre-Columbian cultures are the subjects of this hall. The outstanding collections on display include monuments, figurines, pottery, and jewelry th... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Feb 17
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