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New York City could not have grown into a great metropolis without its historic and efficient water-supply system. Starting at the watersheds in upstate New York, we will follow the flow through streams, tunnels, dams, and reservoirs to learn how these gravity systems deliver clean and safe drinking water to the city. Then, inspired by our water supply system, we will play Water Works, a fun card game where the objective is to be the first to build a completely leak-free pipeline! Ages 6+. RSVP Required.

This is an in-person program that meets at the Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Pl. Masks are required for indoor programs.

You must reserve a place for your child/family by clicking the RSVP button above. This will forward you to Eventbrite for sign-up. After registering, you will receive emails to confirm your attendance through a Google Form. If you do not confirm attendance by the Friday morning before the program, your places will be canceled. Every child should be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Family programs are free! Reservation priority is given to The Skyscraper Museum members. Summer programs are supported by a Community Partnership with the Battery Park City Authority.

Questions? Email programs@skyscraper.org or call our office 212-945-6324.

Streams, Tunnels, Dams… Oh My! Getting Water to NYC
Image: Barbara Paul

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Event Type(s) Family Events
Admission / Cost FREE
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The Skyscraper Museum More Info

Address: 39 Battery Place
New York
10280
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Venue URL skyscraper.org/
Venue Instagram @ skyscrapermuseum
Venue Twitter @@SkyMuseum

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The Skyscraper Museum

About Founded in 1996, The Skyscraper Museum is a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. Located in New York City, the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, the museum celebrates the city's rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs, and publications, the museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.
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