Take a journey into the past to meet the first inhabitants of New York. Examine their tools and other objects and discover how they used available resources to survive in the natural world.
Propaganda posters offer a glimpse into what American citizens experienced during the first world war. Visit A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War exhibition and focus on the propaganda poster collection. Select a few to examine and uncover the messages conveyed. Afterwards, design your own propaganda poster.
Explore the museum and look for clues to identify “mystery objects.” Tour an exhibit with a Museum staff member and examine all that is hidden within. Each tour is based on a different exhibit and includes hands-on materials from the museum’s collections.