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Final Week: Holiday Express ends February 28
February 23, 2016

We’re now in the final days of our beloved seasonal exhibition, Holiday Express—come learn about toys and trains from a bygone era before the show closes on Sunday, February 28. Though the golden age of the locomotive has long since come to pass, the train set has endured as a popular toy. Toys reflect culture and offer…

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“Superheroes in Gotham” Opens Today!
October 9, 2015

Have you been following us on Twitter @NYHistory? If so, you enjoyed a glimpse of Superheroes in Gotham, our adventurous exhibition exploring New York’s comic book history. We kicked off our superhero-a-day countdown on Monday. And starting today, you can see early comics, costumes, and even a 1960s Batmobile in person! Tonight, we’re continuing the…

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The Magna Carta is On View at N-YHS
September 25, 2015

This week, we had the rare and exceptional honor of welcoming the 1217 Hereford Magna Carta to the New-York Historical Society! It is now on view—for one week only—through September 30 alongside watershed documents from America’s founding era. Although the “Great Charter” was written centuries before the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, the…

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