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Kingsland Homestead Exhibit at Queens Historical Society

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/06/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location
Queens Historical Society

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WHAT?

Toys & Games from the Attic & Beyond!

 A wonderful fun-filled exhibit for people of all ages.

See over 150 toys, games and a gallery of posters explaining their origins.

Legos, Frisbees, Beanie Babies, POGs, Barbie, Lionel Trains, Star Wars Collectibles, Antique Dolls, Hess Trucks, Victorian Toys, Mr. Machine, a Cabbage Patch Kid doll from Congresswoman Grace Meng and on-and-on.
Every visitor gets a copy of the National Toy Hall of Fame Register.

WHERE?

The 230-year-old landmarked Kingsland Homestead in Weeping Beech Park at 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. Headquarters of Queens Historical Society.

(Just 1 ½ blocks from the corner of Northern & Parsons Blvds.)

Note: There is also on display a beautiful panoramic history of the Kingsland Homestead and the families who lived in it.

WHEN?

 Regular Museum hours are Tues., Sat. and Sun. – 2:30 to 4:30 PM. Or by appointment.

The exhibit will run through June 2017. (But don’t delay!)

WHY TOYS?

 

“At a time when there is so much stress and turmoil in the world and in our lives, I thought it would be refreshing to offer an interlude of pleasant nostalgia with a chance to look back at the toys and games of our youth –  and perhaps to bring children to share these wonderful experiences.”    

                                                           Joe Brostek, QHS Trustee & Exhibit Curator

DETAILS: Public transportation is recommended. There is limited street parking.

For complete information about the many buses, trains, Municipal Parking, etc., visit

the website:     queenshistoricalsociety.org

The museum is available for rentals.

 

Wow – Can you imagine a birthday party in a toy museum? [If a rental impacts regular museum hours, that information is quickly posted on the Society’s website.]

ADMISSION:A very modest donation as follows:

Adults-$5, Seniors & Students-$3, Children under 12-FREE, QHS Members-FREE

BOTTOM LINE: Come and enjoy! Be ready to smile.
[Plan to arrive early so you can enjoy everything!]

View complete history at the Queens Historical Society’s website.