Through models, renderings, films and time-lapse images, the public can learn about the future National 9-2011 Memorial and Museum and view construction progress at the World Trade Center site.
The Anne Frank Center USA, a partner organization of the Anne Frank House, uses the diary and spirit of Anne Frank as unique tools to advance her legacy, to educate young people and communities about the consequences of intolerance.
On land purchased from the Siwanoy tribe in 1654, Robert Bartow built the last of many mansions in the then-bucolic neighborhood of Pelham Bay. Grand staircases, Empire furniture and a conservatory shaded with fruit trees are the highlights of this New York City landmark.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 is an exhibition and visitors center that is operated as a program of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.
This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.
The Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. Its galleries and archive are housed in a magnificent landmark building.
The Center for Jewish History is home to the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The collections at the center contain resources for the documentation and exploration of the Jewish experience and include old and rare books, periodical collections, photos, memoirs, official decrees, personal letters and contemporary publications about all aspects of Jewish identity. The art collections include posters, paintings, sculptures, archeological artifacts, historical textiles and ceremonial objects. These rich and varied collections define one people and many cultures.
The China Institute focuses on Chinese art, history and culture, with exhibitions and lectures on art, culture and society, periodic firsthand reports from China, a speakers' forum, Chinese-language courses, studio classes in traditional Chinese arts, concerts and children's workshops.
The collections and library of the City Island Historical Society, a not-for-profit organization established in 1976, is housed in the City Island Nautical Museum, which is located in the old Public School 17 building. The museum chronicles the island's yacht and shipbuilding history as well as its role during the American Revolution.
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.