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Education & Learning

Experience the best of Central Park! Visit attractions such as Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle, Wollman Rink, and Gapstow Bridge. Learn about the history and architecture of the park, and see where many famous movie & tv scenes were shot... more

Walking Tours

The Met Breuer, located on Madison Avenue and 75th Street, was designed by Marcel Breuer as an additional space for the public to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art's modern and contemporary art program. more

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Visit some of Central Park’s most storied locations on this eye-opening journey that yanks the veil off untold accounts of trailblazing gays and lesbians. more

Walking Tours

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Sam Levy

Bring your camera and learn how to capture the essence of Central Park's most beautiful backdrops on this photo walking tour! more

Photo Tours

The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center was opened in 1993 as one of the park's main visitor centers. It holds a multitude of educational workshops throughout the year and a Catch & Release fishing program for youths. more

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Named for the Italian meaning "beautiful view," Belvedere Castle offers park goers panoramic views that include some of Central Park's most beautiful landmarks. more

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Swedish Cottage

Cal Vornberger

The Swedish Cottage was placed in Central Park in 1877 at the suggestion of Frederick Law Olmsted and served a variety of purposes, perhaps most importantly being used as the headquarters for the Civil Defense during World War II. more

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most famous art museums in the world, and probably the most well-known of New York City's many art museums. more

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American Museum of Natural History, New York City

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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the best museums in the area for children (and adults as well). This museum is located on Central Park West between 77th and 81st Streets. more

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The North Meadow Recreation Center, formerly a stable, contains a lab responsible for monitoring Central Park's water and soil while teaching kids biology and chemistry. Visitors can also borrow various sporting goods and basketballs. more

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The Henry Luce Nature Observatory is a wonderful educational site that teaches visitors about nature and wildlife in Central Park. more

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The Tisch Children's Zoo can be found within the Central Park Zoo at 64th Street and 5th Avenue. more

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Explore museums and arts in and around Central Park, including the American Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more. more

Activities

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