Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.


Membership Events

Please call (212) 485-9279 or e-mail for more information.

Back to School Members-Only Special Event
Wednesday, September 17, 3-5 pm

Ring in the new school year with this members-only celerbation in the exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans! Families can meet Madeline, create finger puppets of their favorite Madeline characters, and write their own Madeline stories. All ages will enjoy this afternoon of engaging activities and yummy snacks.

Please RSVP to

History Book Club
Members of the New York Historical Society at any level are entitled to take part in a free History Book Club. The History Book Club meets approximately four times throughout the year and discusses books relating to current exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society.

Museum Store - 2014 Member Double Discount Days
Wednesday 1/1-New Year’s Day
Monday 1/20-MLK Day
Monday 2/17-President’s Day
Friday 3/14-Opening day of Bill Cunningham/The Black Fives
Friday 3/21-Opening day of Audubon’s Aviary
Tuesday 4/22-Members Only Morning Hours
Friday 4/4-Opening day of Homefront & Battlefield
Tuesday 5/6–Sunday 5/11-Mother’s Day
Monday 5/26-Memorial Day
Tuesday 6/10–Sunday 6/15-Father’s Day
Friday 7/4-Independence Day/Opening day of Madeline in New York
Friday 9/26-Opening day of Chinese American
Monday 10/13-Columbus Day
Tuesday 11/11-Veterans Day
Wednesday 11/26-Thanksgiving Eve
Friday 11/28–Sunday 11/30-Black Friday & Holiday Shopping
Friday 12/5–Sunday 12/7-Holiday Shopping
Friday 12/12–Sunday 12/14-Holiday Shopping

Creative: Tronvig Group