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Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of glittering pine trees, snow-capped mountains, twinkling lights, cuddly animals, and gingerbread cookies. Located on the 8th floor of the iconic flagship store, this 13,000 square foot Christmas Village is filled with holiday treasures, taking customers on a special visit with the one and only Santa Claus.

This delightful holiday musical is a true celebration of the season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past. The holiday songs we all know and love are wrapped up in a heartwarming celebration of spirit. See website for times.

Dazzling children and adults , the display features Lionel trains traveling along a 34’ long, two-level, “O” gauge model train layout. Departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole, this year’s exhibition showcases the Transit Museum’s Lionel Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets. A selection from the …

8 am to 8 pm.

This new exhibit at the Museum glorifies crazy contraptions that spin, rock, make music, and move around! Sculptor Steve Gerberich creates outlandish large-scaled kinetic sculptures and installations out of old machine parts, kitchen utensils, toys and carnival figurines. It’s art in motion and crazy fun!


Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a comfortable, low-key, air conditioned environment.

M–F 9am–12pm Sat 8am–10am.

Designed to encourage creativity in all children, this interactive exhibit gives kids the materials, tools and help from museum educators to become "makers." Children work with needles and thread, screwdrivers and batteries, art supplies and more, to transform ideas into reality.


Over 150 New York City landmarks are recreated in miniature out of bark, nuts, leaves and other plant parts. Large scale model trains zip around such familiar sites as the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center. This year’s show features new replicas of the Empire State Building and other midtown landmarks. Timed tours today through Jan. 15, 2018; see website for holiday schedules.


Families can visit Santa Claus in his delightful new home at Ridge Hill! This magical cottage features interactive elements for children and Santa’s library provides a beautiful setting for keepsake photographs.


"Objects Out Loud," is a stunning new exhibit at the Museum, combining the works of two contemporary artists, Nick Cave and Arman. This exhibition includes 20 works of sculpture, film and photography. Both artists’ works are bold and full of symbolic meaning and social commentary.


Tours of this historic site begin for the season on April 1. This lovely but unassuming country church has a stained glass window by Henri Matisse (his last work of art) and nine windows created by Marc Chagall. These glorious windows are on display for visitors. Tours are subject to congregation activities; call for daily schedule.


The Aquarium is featuring a special exhibit featuring a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle, who will be followed through its first year of life, before being released into the ocean next fall.


Mummies offers an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition explores the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead. Through high-resolution CT scans and forensically reconstructed sculptures, visitors glimpse people from centuries ago and learn how …


Mummies will offer an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition will explore the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead.


This month’s theme is "Getting Ready for Winter." Little ones accompanied by an adult enjoy a short activity, live animals, and a simple craft.


How do people, animals and birds stay warm in the winter in their own unique ways? Join this weekly Exploring Play program to pretend to hibernate in a cave like a bear; story time with a bear who can’t fall asleep in winter, touch and sort real feathers; and use colorful feathers to make their own birds to take home. Exploring Play, held on Friday mornings, is designed for children ages 2 to …


The South Street Seaport Museum has a new exhibition, "Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners." The exhibit features ship models, artifacts and memorabilia from ocean liners, giving visitors an in-depth look at the dramatic differences between ship travel for millionaires in First Class and immigrants in Third Class.


Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is one of the first exhibitions to examine, side-by-side, the dichotomy between First Class and Third Class passengers aboard ocean liners in the early 20th century.


Visit us for this weekly open house event for parents, caregivers, and grandparents with children from birth to age 6. Registration preferred;


Hop aboard our play train and pretend to ride the rails! Hike winter trails and find evergreen trees and shrubs. Warm up inside the cozy Discovery Center while learning more about amazing evergreen plants. Make a festive evergreen swag bundle to brighten up your home.

1:30 pm to 5: 30 pm.

Learn about the way the different eras of the Philipse family observed the holidays during the first generation in the 1680s to the last generation in the 1760s. Discover the historical origins of many of our modern holiday traditions and decorations while enjoying the multi-generational decorations done by Morsemere Garden Club and learning about the history of the Manor Hall.


No need to go buy a gift when you can make your own. Create a plush snowman complete with scarf and snowcap!


A brand new holiday experience at Ridge Hill! Enjoy nightly light shows every half hour throughout the center. Take an enchanting stroll down Market Street and marvel at the synchronized display of music and lights.


Embrace your inner elf this season with this fun holiday show. Elf the Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, who crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts as a child and is mistakenly transported to the North Pole. Buddy grows up thinking he’s an elf, but between his lousy toy-making abilities and enormous size, he begins to realize he’s not like the others. With Santa’s blessing …

7 pm.

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