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Saturday, September 22, 2018

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

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Come to Van Cortlandt House Museum on Saturday, September 22 as we celebrate the history and culture of New York and the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live.  The History and Culture Fair will feature a range of activities for all ages. 

There will be themed self-guided tours of the house throughout the day. Out on the grounds of the museum you'll find craftsmen and living historians demonstrating wood working, open hearth cooking, weaving, and military drill. You'll also be able to "enlist" in General Washington's Army and learn how to march with a pretend musket.  

Sign up for the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live and receive free admission to Van Cortlandt House! Other guests pay regular admission price. 

Refreshments and souvenirs will be sold to benefit Van Cortlandt House Museum.

The program will be held rain or shine. 


Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway at West 246th Street
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Enter Van Cortlandt Park at Broadway and W. 246th Street


Free admission to history fair, free admission to Van Cortlandt House with registration through Museum Day Live. Paid admission to Van Cortlandt House for others: $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors (60+), free for kinds aged 12 and younger

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Van Cortlandt House Museum

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(718) 543-3344

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