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Van Cortlandt House Museum Second Annual History and Culture Fair - Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, September 21, 2019

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


Join Van Cortlandt House Museum and The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York as we celebrate the history and culture of New York and the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live. 

Come to the museum to learn more about Van Cortlandt House with themed self-guided tours throughout the day. Watch living historians demonstrate aspects of 18th-century life, learn about other museums and cultural institutions in the Bronx and across New York City and Westchester County, play lawn games, and more.    

Sign up for the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live and receive FREE admission to Van Cortlandt House. Other guests pay the regular price of $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens and students. Admission for children 12 years old and younger is always free. 

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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Location Details:
Inside Van Cortlandt Park at Broadway and West 246th Street. On the grounds of Van Cortlandt House Museum.



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Van Cortlandt House Museum

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(718) 543-3344

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Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020


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