Welcome to the Magic of PALEYLAND!

PaleyExhibit: November 25, 2023, to January 7, 2024
Wednesdays to Sundays, 12:00 to 6:00 pm
The Paley Museum, 25 W 52 Street, NYC
Paley Members: FREE  I  General Public: Included with Admission (children under 12 are free)
Optional Add-On: Gaming $10 per person (Family Members Free) 


Special Events with Featured Guests, Screenings, Giveaways, and more!

Doors open at 12 Noon. The PaleyLand Special Events are included with General Admission. All are FREE for Paley Members, become a Paley Member now for this and many other benefits.


Gabby’s Dollhouse

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Screenings:  12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 pm
Photo Ops:  1:00–1:30, 2:00–2:30, 3:00–3:30, 4:00–4:30 pm

Join us for a magical day with Gabby’s Dollhouse! 🌟

Meet your favorite costume character, create unique ornaments, and enjoy special holiday episodes. PLUS: Enjoy an exclusive screening of a never-before-seen episode of Gabby’s Dollhouse before it’s out in the new year! 

Don't miss the chance for a memorable photo with the Gabby costume character! 📸✨ 

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Celebrate Three Kings Day at PaleyLand!

Saturday, January 6, 2024

12:00 to 6:00 pm

Celebrate the end of the holiday season with the Three Kings Day festivities at The Paley Museum. Limited gifts to the first children who arrive; souvenir photos with the Three Wise Men; screenings include Dora Saves Three Kings Day; 5 floors of winter wonderland and photo ops; art & crafts activities; free cocoa, and more!

And you can still enjoy the winter wonderland itself through Sunday, January 7.

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Daily Screenings for the Holidays

Screenings from the Paley Archive are included with General Admission to PaleyLand. All are FREE for Paley Members, become a Paley Member now for this and many other benefits.


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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964; NBC)

Holiday Family Classics

Second Floor Theater

December 27, 2023, to January 7, 2024

Our selections range from Chalie Brown and Dora to programs recently presented by Disney+ featuring Mickey Mouse and the Firebuds. These family classics will help you greet the new season and ring in the New Year. For more holiday cheer, check out many more festive treasures among the 160,000 television and radio programs preserved in the Paley Archive. 

12:30 pm
Elmo’s World: “Happy Holidays“
Elmo learns more about the year-end holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day. (2002; PBS) 

1:25 pm
Dora the Explorer: “Dora Saves Three Kings Day“
Dora, Diego, and Boots must stop Swiper from stealing the joy out of Three Kings Day.  (2009; Nickelodeon) 

1:50 pm
A Rugrats Kwanzaa
A misunderstanding leads Susie and the other babies of Rugrats to learn about Kwanzaa.  (2001; Nickelodeon)  

2:15 pm
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
When Marcie and Peppermint Patty decide to host a New Year's party, Charlie Brown summons his courage and invites his true love, the little red-haired girl, to be his date. (1986; CBS)

2:40 pm
The Wonderful World of Disney: “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure“
This animated musical short film, continuing the story of 2013's Frozen, focuses on chatty snowman Olaf and his love of the holiday season. (2017; ABC)

3:10 pm
The Velveteen Rabbit 
The new special based on the treasured, classic children’s book by Margery Williams, celebrates the magic of unconditional love. When 7-year-old William receives a new favorite toy for Christmas, he discovers a lifelong friend and unlocks a world of magic.  (2023, Apple TV+) 

3:55 pm  
Frosty the Snowman
Inspired by the holiday tune “Frosty the Snowman,” this classic animated Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass special follows the Snowman after he’s brought to life. (1969; CBS) 

4:20 pm
Firebuds “Blizzard Buds / Parade Escapade”
In “Blizzard Buds” the Firebuds brave a blizzard to reunite a family for Christmas, while in “Parade Escapade” the Firebuds take part in the Motopolis New Year’s Day parade. (2023; Disney+)

4:45 pm
SuperKitties: “Merry Mousmas”
When Cat Burglar steals Christmas gifts from all over Kittydale, the SuperKitties must recover the stolen presents—and Bitsy’s kitty castle! (2023; Disney+)

5:15 pm
Mickey’s Christmas Tales
Five new stop-motion shorts that follow Mickey, Minnie, and their pals as they celebrate the holiday season, making cookies together and learning how to build a snowman with Goofy. (2023; Disney+)

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Untraditional Holiday Specials

Bennack Theater (Lower Level / Concourse)

Happy Who-lidays:
Memorable Doctor Who Holiday Specials
December 27, 2023, to January 14, 2024

Help ring in the new year—and celebrate Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary, while also preparing for the iconic British science-fiction show’s new season in 2024, featuring the Fifteenth Doctor—with this look back at some of the series’s most unforgettable Christmas specials.

12:10 pm
Doctor Who: “The Runaway Bride”
The Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) meets Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) on the way to her Christmas wedding, but soon other extraterrestrials threaten to crash the party. (2006; BBC America)

1:10 pm
Doctor Who: “A Christmas Carol”
The classic Dickens tale gets a Whovian makeover when the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) appeals to a Scrooge-like figure to save the day. (2010; BBC America)

2:15 pm
Doctor Who: “The Doctor, The Widow, and the Wardrobe”
The Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) meets a mother who tries to give her two children a merry Christmas following her husband’s death in World War II, in an episode inspired by C.S. Lewis’s Narnia books. (2011; BBC America)

3:15 pm
Doctor Who: “The Husbands of River Song”
In this farewell episode for River Song (Alex Kingston), the time-traveling archeologist who became the Eleventh Doctor’s wife, the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) encounters her and learns about her storied adventures, and many spouses, apart from him. (2015; BBC America)

4:15 pm
Doctor Who: “Twice Upon a Time”
The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) meets the First Doctor (David Bradley) in a timeline altering year-end episode that leads to the debut of the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker). (2017; BBC America)


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Experience PALEYLAND as a Paley Member for VIP Access

  • Priority RSVP, special VIP access and opportunities to Paley exhibits
  • Early ticket access with ticket discount to red-carpet PaleyLive events and the famous PaleyFest with the hottest stars
  • Admission to The Paley Museum: Always FREE for you and a guest
  • Do you like video games? The PaleyGX Gaming Studio is Always FREE for Individual+ / Family Members and above; $10 per hour for Individual Members
  • And more exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences!

Individual $75

  • FREE admission to The Paley Museum, including all special exhibitions like PaleyLand, for you and a guest for a whole year
  • FREE photos with Santa during PaleyLand ($10 for general public)
  • Invitation for early VIP access at noon on December 3 for a photo with Santa! (One hour before the general public.)
  • And more!

Family $125

All Individual benefits, plus:

  • Admission to The Paley Museum, including all special exhibitions like PaleyLand, for 2 adults and 4 children for a whole year
  • FREE admission to PaleyGX Gaming Studio & VR Experience for 2 adults and 4 children for a whole year

Patron $1,000

All Family benefits, plus:

  • FREE tickets to PaleyFest and PaleyLive events
  • An Invitation to PaleyFest NY Patron & President's Circle Reception

See the full list of all Membership categories with many other benefits, including discounts available for Seniors, Students, Teachers, Veterans, and First Responders, or call a Membership representative at 212.621.6780 to discuss which Membership level is best for you.

Already a Paley Member? Thank you! Input your unique membership ID or the temporary code in your confirmation email into the access key field when choosing your date and time below.

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Magical Train Display

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FREE Hot Chocolate

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Holiday TV Screenings

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024 – Sunday, June 30, 2024
Wednesdays to Sundays, 12:00 to 6:00 pm
The Paley Museum, 25 W 52 Street, NYC
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Wednesdays to Sundays, 12:00 to 6:00 pm
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