Discovery Walks for Families

Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

Learn about some of the Park's most popular statues for children like Balto, Alice in Wonderland, Hans Christian Andersen, and more. Young visitors will also complete guided activities in a complementary Discovery Journal!

Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways.

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Signature Tour

Alice in Wonderland

Where to Meet

In front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue)

Samuel F. B. Morse


Free. Space is limited, registration required.


May not be suitable for strollers.


A few inclines and some stairs

Length of Tour

Approximately 90 minutes

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