The small museum interprets and preserving the history of Coney Island, exhibiting relics of rides and curiosities, and souvenirs.
Through events like the annual Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Film Festival, this nonprofit organization preserves the legacy of this famous beachside attraction. Coney Island, USA also operates the Coney Island Museum.
This historic house is site of the Staten Island Peace Conference, held on September 11, 1776, in which delegates from the Continental Congress met with the British to attempt to negotiate an end to the Revolutionary War.
In addition to its historic landmarks and its breathtaking views of the Raritan Bay, the 265-acre park has a playground, a Visitors Center, paths and hiking and biking trails. The park's 'South Pole' marks the southernmost point of New York State.
With its bright, colorful displays with a special focus on NYC's history, the DiMenna Childrens' History Museum is the perfect place for young history buffs to bone up on knowledge about their city. Located within the New-York Historical Society, kids will learn by interacting with fun hands-on exhibits, games, story hours, family programs, spending time in the Children's History Library, participating in school programs and more.
Downtown Art works with teen artists to create original theater, music and performance events and to champion the capacities of young people.
The Drammeh Institute promotes interest in the moving image through, documentary development, preservation of moving images for future study and educational purposes; and, offers new media workshops for youth and adults.
Originally built of brick, fieldstone and wood in 1784, Dyckman House is Manhattan's last surviving colonial farmhouse. The house contains relics and heirlooms from early colonial life and the Revolutionary War. It also has a half-acre garden.
Twelve million immigrants passed through the buildings of Ellis Island between the years 1892 and 1954. Galleries filled with artifacts, historic photographs, posters, maps, oral histories, immigration records and ethnic music evoke their experience and the cultures they brought with them to American shores.