The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.
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On display is one of the most famous and storied coins in the world—the 1933 Double Eagle. The Double Eagle is on display in...
The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture will be closed for renovations from August 31, 2014 through December 2016. Please check back in the...
The life-size bronze figures of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) that stand at either entrance to the New-York Historical Society bring to life...
In the late spring of 1775, New York jurist Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) drafted a letter titled “The Twelve United Colonies, by Their Delegates in Congress, to the...
The Games We Played presents a rotating selection of board and table games from the Liman Collection, an extraordinary collection of more than 500 examples donated...
The term “time capsule” was coined at the New York World’s Fair of 1939, but a quarter century earlier this richly ornamented bronze casket – possibly...
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489
Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday-Friday - 9am-3pm