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.

Book Prizes

Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History
Awarded for a non-fiction book on American history or biography copyrighted in 2017 that is distinguished by its scholarship, its literary style and its appeal to a general as well as an academic audience.

The New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize
Awarded for the best children’s historical literature and to encourage authors to continue to create engaging and challenging narratives that provide a window into the past for middle readers and their families.

The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society
Awarded for the best book on military history in the English-speaking world, without restrictions as to time, copyrighted 2018 and distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience. 

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