Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
On October 27, 1904, New York City's subway system officially opened, but talks to build an underground rail system began soon after London opened its subway in 1863. It wasn...
When the first segment of Gotham's subway system opened on October 27, 1904, most Manhattanites lived and worked below 14th Street, while the rest of the island remained thinly...
In August and September, 2004, New York City will host the Republican Party's national convention for the first time in its history. The New-York Historical Society will mark...
This exhibition is based on David Dunlap's eponymous guide to 1,079 houses of worship, (Columbia University Press, 2004)....
Radical Hospitality will draw upon artifacts, photographs, banners and posters, children's art and video to reveal the story of how ordinary people pitched in to provide...
New York: In The Light Of Memory
In 2004 the Ethical Culture Fieldston School celebrates 125 years as one of the nation's leading education institutions. Established in 1878 by Felix Adler, the school and...
"A woman who does not know how to sew is as deficient in her education as a man who cannot write," was the critical advice given in 1838 to the readers of The Young...
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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
Summer Hours (Tuesday, May 20–Friday, August 29)
Tuesday-Friday - 9am-3pm
Saturday-Monday - CLOSED