Santa Rescue

Get in the holiday spirit during the Santa Rescue on Sunday, December 15 at 11:30am sharp!

Watch as an FDNY ladder truck rescues Old Saint Nick from the very top of the museum and bringing him inside to warm up.

Once safely inside, Santa will take gift requests and pose for photos. Admission to the Museum and to sit with Santa inside the Museum is $10 per person. (It is free to watch the rescue outside of the Museum on Spring Street.)

– Mix and mingle with Santa, getting a chance to pose with him for a photo and tell him what you want under the tree. (please note line to see Santa will be long)

– Live band singing carols during event!

– There will be snacks and refreshments for sale, bring some cash or card!

– Enjoy checking out the museum while you visit!

– Strollers, scooters and bicycles are strongly discouraged. If you must bring a stroller to the event, keep in mind that you will have to park it on a different level than the event. Strollers, scooters and bicycles are not allowed on event floor.

– Rain or shine, event only takes place once.

– Tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

C or E train to Spring Street or 1 train to Houston Street

What can I bring into the event?

We recommend bringing a camera to take photos. Cash or card for snacks and gift shop.

What’s the refund policy?

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges, no exceptions.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?


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