Museum Open

The Museum will be open for President's Day on Mon, Feb 20.

Donate your shoelaces to this exciting project! Now through Feb. 17 donate laces and receive discounted Museum Admission, then watch the installation process from Feb. 20–24....

On April 30, 1789, George Washington was sworn in as president of the United States on the balcony of Federal Hall in lower Manhattan, uttering for the first time the words...

On display at the New-York Historical Society since 2015 is a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso – the painted theater curtain for the ballet Le Tricorne (1919). It is the...

For a century, the covers of Time and Life magazines have captured, in a single image, the zeitgeist of American culture, politics, and technology. 

Now on view in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library is Fanned Book (2013).

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 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...

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 to...

Creative: Tronvig Group