Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park
Discover this new 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
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.