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History of the Holidays

Sunday, December 8, 2019

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

This event repeats every week on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 12/7/2019 and 1/5/2020.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Van Cortlandt House will be decorated in holiday finery from early December through early January. 

Included with regular Museum admission, this annual display features a glimpse into 18th-century celebrations of some familiar and not-so-familiar winter holidays. Self-guided tours will highlight scenes of Saint Nicholas Day, New Year's Day, and Twelfth Night celebrations throughout the house. 

A special self-guided children's and family eye-spy tour will also be available.

Location

Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway at West 246th Street
Bronx
Directions to this location
Location Details:
We are located in Van Cortlandt Park, 500 feet from Broadway.

Cost

$5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, free for children under 12. Admission by donation on Wednesdays.

Event Organizer

Van Cortlandt House Museum,

Contact Number

(718) 543-3344

Contact Email

information@vchm.org

Categories

History

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. 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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