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The Spring Dairy

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Central Park has five visitor centers including the Dairy, Belvedere Castle, the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, the Chess & Checkers House, and the Columbus Circle Information Kiosk. more

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The Chess & Checkers House is an ideal location to play in Central Park, and offers players the option to borrow chess and checkers pieces, as well as dominoes and backgammon. more

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The Spring Dairy

"The Spring Dairy" by sooner

The Central Park Dairy, which now serves as an information center and gift shop inside the park, was originally intended as a source of fresh milk for children in the late 19th century. more

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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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The Columbus Circle Information Kiosk is located at the southwest end of Central Park and offers information and unique souvenirs. 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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