Children’s Programs

Children & Family Programs

MHHM_Lincoln Day_23(L)_Courtesy of Stan Freeny Family Programs

Storytime at 2
Sunday, March 10, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Daylight Savings with a story about clocks. Tell time on the sundial and the different clocks in the MHHM collection. FREE with museum admission and for members.

Remembering Lincoln
Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18, 1:00-2:30 pm

Follow Lincoln’s dangerous 1861 train journey to his inauguration in Washington, D.C. using a floor map and “travel cards” marking his stops. Create an illustrated booklet with famous Lincoln quotes to take home. FREE with museum admission and for members.

National Public Gardens Day
Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Enjoy Macculloch Hall’s historic garden buzzing with family activities and presentations. Children and their caregivers create art and explore the garden. Includes a visit from Insectropolis. FREE.

Pre-registration requested for all programs: 973-538-2404, ext. 16 or email