Open Memorial Day

The Museum will be open on Monday, May 28, from 10 am – 6 pm.

The Battle of Brooklyn Gallery Tour
Gallery Tours
Jean Ashton
Mon, December 5th, 2016 | 11:00 am
(Members $24)


On August 27, 1776, on the marshy fields of Gowanus and Red Hook, George Washington and his rag-tag troop of untrained soldiers were ingloriously defeated by the Royal Army. Explore the infamous battle that both threatened and abetted the outcome of the war for American independence.

Jean Ashton is New-York Historical’s senior director, resources and programs, and library director emerita. She is a co-curator of The Battle of Brooklyn.


New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


By phone: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee participation. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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