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Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park

Discover this interactive and educational exhibit that explores the significance of water in the Park’s history and design, its vibrant aquatic ecosystems, and the Conservancy’s care of 150 acres of water in the middle of a dense urban landscape.

Open Daily, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Gallery tours for visitor and school groups are available with minimum two weeks' advance registration:212.860.1370

Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park is a free exhibit developed by the Central Park Conservancy Institute for Urban Parks and is generously supported through a grant from HSBC in conjunction with the HSBC Water Programme.

The HSBC Water Programme is a five-year environmental program raising awareness of freshwater issues around the globe and locally. The Programme delivers a powerful combination of water provision, protection, education, and scientific research — benefiting urban and rural communities in need, driving development and economic growth.