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What makes a house? What makes a home?

Join Weeksville Heritage Center and Brooklyn Children’s Museum as we travel back in time and discover the rich history of Weeksville, one of America’s many free black communities founded before national emancipation. Explore themes of housing and home during our two day event which invites families to find and record history through archaeological workshops, art-based activities, interactive collections-based programming, and a musical performance!


11:00AM - 1:30PM: Brooklyn Children's Museum

1:30PM - 2:30PM: BREAK

3:00PM - 6:00PM: Weeksville Heritage Center

6:00PM: The Jeff King Band


Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11213

Weeksville Heritage Center

158 Buffalo Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11213



*Includes admission to both museums, access to all art classes, workshops and activities, and admission to the Jeff King Band Performance at the Weeksville Heritage Center.


Later Event: February 10
Weeksville Weekends