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June 29 and on, 12372 Family Friendly Events

  • Wednesday July 17
  • Jul 17
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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 178 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 178 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 9:30 AM
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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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 9:30 AM
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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 152 more times through Jan 11
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Human Origins

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

    The newly opened Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins presents the remarkable history of human evolution from our earliest ancestors millions of years ago to modern Homo sapiens. The innovative Spitzer Hall combines the most up-to-date disc... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Iridescent Opals

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

    Renowned for their colorful iridescence, opals’ unique internal structure creates their colors by scattering light. Opal gemstones used in jewelry are relatively soft and fragile; they need protection from scratching, bumping, and abrupt temperature ... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Rare Jade

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

    A two-foot-long slice from a jadeite jade boulder provides a spectacular window into the dramatic process that formed this highly prized type of jade. This jadeite started as a small vein, or fracture, over 12 miles underground that was wrenched apar... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Habitat Group Dioramas

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

    The Museum's habitat group dioramas, located extensively throughout its halls, are among the most renowned and beloved exhibits at the Museum. With precise depictions of geographical locations and the careful, anatomically correct mounting of specime... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Fossil Halls

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

    One of the premier attractions in New York City is the Museum's series of fossil halls, including its two famed dinosaur halls. The Museum is home to the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils, totaling nearly one million specimens. More th... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Biodiversity

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

    The Hall of Biodiversity is a groundbreaking exhibition devoted to what many scientists believe is the most pressing environmental issue of our time: the need to protect and preserve our planet's biodiversity, the variety and interdependence of Earth... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Meteorites

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

    The Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites features a circular layout centered around a massive 34-ton iron meteorite fragment called Ahnighito. For thousands of years, people have been fascinated by streaks of light flashing across the night sky. These ... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Ocean Life

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

    The Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History is one of New York's best-known grand spaces and home to a celebrated 94-foot-long model of a blue whale. The Hall's classic lines and visually arresting elegance have been res... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
  • Jul 17
    Wed 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Planet Earth

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

    The Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth displays one of the most outstanding collections of geological specimens ever displayed in an exhibition hall. Between 1996 and 1998, Museum teams embarked on dozens of reconnaissance trips and 28 acquisition expedi... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 14
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