On Wednesday, April 25, the Museum and Library will open at 2 pm.
For a full list of gallery closures, click here.
Historians discuss the dynamic period of the later 19th century, a time when American society was divided on ethnic, racial, religious, economic, and political lines.
Historians discuss the late Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. who served as Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy and redefined presidential biography.
Historian Richard Brookhiser, in conversation with New-York Historical Society’s Vice President for Public Programs, Dale Gregory, follows Gouverneur Morris to the Constitutional Convention.
Journalist Jonathan Alter interviews author Gail Lumet Buckley on her book, The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One American Family.
Legal scholar Randall Kennedy discusses the Supreme Court case Hamilton v. Alabama in which a black woman fought for her right to be addressed in the same manner as white witnesses in court.
Leading Civil War experts discuss Missouri and Kentucky—the slave-holding Border States dividing North and South—and their greater impact on the course of the war and the path to reunion and emancipation.
Historians shed light on North Vietnam’s 1968 Tet Offensive, uncovering how the conflict served only to prolong the fighting in Vietnam.
Eminent legal experts survey the evolution of the U.S. Supreme Court’s interpretations of the 14th Amendment—in commemoration of its 150th anniversary—and civil rights throughout American history.
Justin Vogt, Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, interviews author Elliott Abrams about his book Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring.
Legal scholars Jeffrey Rosen and Akhil Reed Amar discuss the only man ever to serve as President of the United States and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: William Howard Taft.
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489
Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday-Saturday - 10am–4:45pm
Sunday-Monday - CLOSED