Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Book Prizes

Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History
Awarded for a non-fiction book on American history or biography copyrighted in 2017 that is distinguished by its scholarship, its literary style and its appeal to a general as well as an academic audience.

The New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize
Awarded for the best children’s historical literature and to encourage authors to continue to create engaging and challenging narratives that provide a window into the past for middle readers and their families.

The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society
Awarded for the best book on military history in the English-speaking world, without restrictions as to time, copyrighted 2017 and distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience. 

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