The Dairy Visitors' Center in Central Park


The Dairy is a Gothic Revival structure located between the Wildlife Center and the Carousel and overlooks Wollman Rink. Designed by Calvert Vaux and built in 1870 as a dispensary of milk for poor families, it now serves as one of the park's information centers and houses exhibits about the design, architecture and history of the park. Of special interest is a 12-foot scale model of the park. The Dairy offers educational events, tours for adults, concerts and exhibits and a computerized info kiosk for kids.