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  • 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St., Open Daily 10am–6pm

    Gay Gotham Highlights

    Field Trips

    Picturing New York City History: Highlights of the Museum

    60-minute program for grades 2 – 12

    Learn about New York City’s rich history through the Museum’s current exhibitions. According to grade level, students will sketch or write their reflections during the interactive tour.


    Times: Programs are available Monday through Friday beginning at 10:00 am. 
    Cost: Programs are $175 for a maximum of 35 children and 5 adults.
    Programs: Gallery programs provide 60-minute interactive tours in the Museum’s exhibitions. History Labs are 75-minute programs that provide content-rich, hands-on experiences in the Museum’s classroom spaces that are specially designed for elementary school students.

    Booking a program: The Museum of the City of New York is a New York City Department of Education vendor (vendor number MUS015). These interactive programs are available all day, but must be scheduled by emailing schoolprograms@mcny.org

    School programs support the following Common Core Standards:
    SL.4.3. – have the opportunity to explain events or concepts in a historical text based on information in the text 
    SL.5.1 – engage in collaborative discussions with the educator and with each other 
    SL.5.1c – participate in discussions by asking and answering specific content related questions
    SL.5.2. – summarize information presented visually

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