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NameLocationPhone
Belvedere Castle Visitor CenterW. 81st St and the West Drive(212) 628-2345
HoursDirectionsAccessible
Open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public transportation: From the west side, take the B, C or M10 to 81st Street. Enter the Park on the Northeast corner of 81st Street and Central Park West. Follow the path east until you hit the West Drive. You will see the Delacorte Theatre ahead of you and just behind it stands Belvedere Castle.
From the East Side, take the M1, 2, 3, 4 to the South West entrance at 79th Street and 5th Avenue, the castle is south of the Great Lawn. Walk west up Cedar Hill, across the Central Park Drive. Look for the Belvedere Castle sign and walk up the hill. Take the 6 train to 77th Street. Walk north two blocks to 79th Street. Walk east to 5th Avenue. Follow directions for the East Side.
Take the 6 train to 77th Street. Walk north two blocks to 79th Street. Walk east to 5th Avenue. Follow directions for the East Side.

NameLocationPhone
Dana Discovery Center110th St. & Lenox Ave(212) 628-2345
HoursDirectionsAccessible
Open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public transportation: 2,3 Train to 110th St. station, use 110th St. entrance to park.

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The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Troilus and Cressida will contain effects including the use of loud sounds, blank gunshots, and simulated explosions. The production will run nightly through August 14 at the Delacorte Theater (located mid-park at 80th Street on the southwest corner of the Great Lawn). Please visit the Public Theater's website for more information about the show and its special effects.
Anticipated Completion: 08/14/2016

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