Museum Holiday Schedule

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Wednesday, December 24, 10am-3pm and will reopen Friday, December 26, 10am-8pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Historical Artifacts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Scrimshaw whale tooth depicting the clipper ship "Cosmos"
1910-1940
1943.28
Model for elevated railroad 1871
1871
INV.14760
The Pretty Village
1890
2000.442
Needle case
1825-1875
Z.1499ab
Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal
1863-1885
1966.81
Druggist's jar fragments (2)
1840-1880
INV.6558c-d
World Trade Center dust
2001
2002.19
Round the World with Nellie Bly
1890
2000.448
Round the World
1873
2000.451
Fork
1750-1800
Z.169
Creative: Tronvig Group