PUBlIC PROGRAMS

Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site is open year-round, offering a rich array of educational, historical, and artistic programs for all ages. Hands-on classes and tours allow each visitor to experience the past in real and meaningful way. Guided village tours leave from the Historical Museum Wednesday through Friday at 2:00 P.M. and Weekends at 1:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M.

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the apprenticeship program | Learn More

Live three hundred years of New York City history, master a historic trade, and make friendships that last a lifetime! The Apprentice program has been offering a unique, hands-on, collaborative educational experience for more than thirty years. Nowhere else in New York City can a child learn a historic trade in such a rich and inclusive learning environment.

PENdragon players acting school | Learn more

Improve self-confidence, inter-personal relationships, reading skills and public speaking ability through acting and dramatic play! The Pendragon Players Acting Academy, located at Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site, offers activities and formal acting classes for children ages 8 through 13 all summer long!


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English country dance | Wed. 7:00-9:00 PM

English Country Dance has been enjoyed by the likes of Jane Austen and President Madison, and you are invited to join in the pleasures of this ancient social dance, each Wednesday beginning at 7:00 PM in the newly restored Third County Courthouse! No experience necessary.

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ADULT BOOK CLUB | First wednesday of each month. 7:00-9:00 PM

The Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month in the historic Bennett Cafe, located at Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site. Novels are chosen by group vote and are usually historical or political in nature. Members are asked to make a $1.00 donation at each meeting.


Fore more information contact :

Felicity Beil, Director of Education & Public Programs at (718)-351-1611 ext 282 or fbeil[at]historicrichmondtown.org