Museum Open

Please note, the Museum will be open, Monday, May 27, 10 am–6 pm for Memorial Day. Service members receive free Admission in honor of Fleet Week.

New-York Historical plays host to one of the Waldorf Astoria New York’s most remarkable guests: the 1907 Steinway piano that once belonged to American songsmith extraordinaire...

The New-York Historical Society welcomes an extraordinary collection of historic Bibles and religious texts, many of which are on public display for the first time. In God...

Established in 1819, the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore has served clients ranging from 19th century inventors to champions of civil rights and civil...

African American Voting Rights explores the struggle of African Americans to gain access to the franchise in the century after the Civil War ended. The abolition of...

The Brooklyn-based artist Simone Leigh draws upon forms, techniques, and visual cues from across Africa and its diaspora—the communities of descendants scattered around the...

The story of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union and its role in shaping women’s activism is explored through garments, objects, documents, and photographs in this...

Unregulated “patent medicines” were big business before the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 forced manufacturers to list ingredients. Limited birth control and illegal abortion...

A highlight of the Center for Women’s History, Women’s Voices is a multimedia digital installation where visitors can discover the hidden connections among exceptional...

The meaning of the first three words of the U.S. Constitution—“We the people…”—has changed over the course of our nation’s history, and who constitutes “the people” is a topic...

Portraits of a City features artwork from New-York Historical's collection, depicting New York City from the colonial era to the late 20th century. The installation...

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