June 19, 4–8 p.m.
Various locations, see website in early June for details
As part of the 2018 River To River Festival, Night at the Museums gives locals and tourists the opportunity to visit Lower Manhattan’s diverse and culturally significant institutions—all for free. Visitors of all ages can spend a summer evening exploring New York City’s history and heritages. All museums and historical sites are within walking distance from one another in one of the most diverse and concentrated groups of museums in the world.
Participants include: African Burial Ground National Monument, China Institute, Federal Hall National Memorial, Fraunces Tavern® Museum, Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Archives at New York City, National Museum of the American Indian—Smithsonian Institution, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, 9/11 Tribute Museum, NYC Municipal Archives, Poets House, The Skyscraper Museum, South Street Seaport Museum, Wall Street Walks.