City Sundays Newsies at New-York Historical Society
212-873-3400 www.nyhistory.org Ages: All Ages Free with museum admission.
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Free with Museum admission. Rated PG. 125 minutes.
Too hot outside? Join us for this family classic while you kick back and enjoy some popcorn. Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Well, maybe not read, but come watch as the characters in Newsies! sing and dance their way through the famous New York City newsboy strike of 1899. Determined to make their dreams come true the courageous group of newsboys become unlikely heroes when they team up to fight an unscrupulous newspaper publisher. Make sure to visit our newsies exhibit in the DiMenna Children's History Museum to learn more about what life would have really been like for these young lads and lasses.
Venue Description: Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in New York and serves as the collective memory of the city. The N-YHS offers a vast collection of American painting, sculpture, photographs, books, manuscripts, antique coaches and fire engines, works by Tiffany and more. Several exhibitions are featured yearly, as well as lectures and educational programs. Don't miss four centuries of museum collections--Tiffany lamps, furniture and paintings in the Henry Luce III Center for American Culture. It is a not-to-be-missed location while visiting New York City.
The New-York Historical Society is located in a landmark building at 170 Central Park West between 76th and 77th Street. It is open to the general public Tuesday through Sunday and on selected holiday Mondays. It is also open on Mondays during special exhibitions for school and adult groups. N-YHS facilities, galleries and auditorium are wheelchair accessible; a wheelchair accessible entrance is located at 2 West 77th Street. The N-YHS provides guided tours of the galleries several times a day and special tours for small and large groups may be arranged.
Visiting the Society: The New-York Historical Society is open to the general public Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m; we offer free admission on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday hours are from 11:00 a.m. until 5:45 p.m.
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