About the New-York Historical Society

Experience 400 years of history through groundbreaking exhibitions, outstanding collections, immersive films, and thought-provoking conversations among renowned historians and public figures at the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum.

Current Exhibitions

Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection

Celebrate a dynamic and multifaceted New York City with 130 stunning works from artists like Edward Hopper, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol, and more—part of the extraordinary promised gift from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld.

Center for Women's History

The first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum, our Center for Women's History unearths the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience.

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Center for Women's History

The first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum, our Center for Women's History unearths the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience.

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DiMenna Children’s History Museum

A permanent space for history detectives of all ages!

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Blogs

Dive into New-York Historical's blogs and discover fascinating interviews, behind-the-scenes stories about our exhibitions, and rare treasures from our collections.