Dig New Haven

For Immediate Release

Dig New Haven! A Family Program at the New Haven Museum

New Haven, CT, March 19, 2013—The City of New Haven turns 375 on April 24, 2013. In honor of the City’s 375th Anniversary, the New Haven Museum will present “Dig New Haven!”, a special drop-in family program on Sunday, April 7 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Children and families will participate in an “archaeological dig” at the Museum, searching for items that represent 375 years of New Haven history, such as arrowheads, oyster shells, Sargent keys and more! The Museum will reward children and families who successfully complete scavenger hunt with a small prize. Admission is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed. For more information, contact the Museum at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or education@newhavenmuseum.org. Please note that this program is best for children over the age of 5. The Museum is also open to the public free of charge from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, April 7.

The New Haven Museum, founded in 1862 as the New Haven Colony Historical Society, is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue. The Museum is currently celebrating 150 years of collecting, preserving and interpreting the history and heritage of Greater New Haven. Through its collections, exhibitions, programs and outreach, the Museum brings 375 years of New Haven history to life.

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