Museum Open

The Museum is open Monday, Feb. 17, 10 am–6 pm, for Presidents' Day.

The Loved and Lost Tour: Stories of Romance Through History
Fri, February 14th, 2020 |
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
(Members $21)

Note: This event is sold out



Celebrate Valentine's Day with an intimate, romance-centered journey through our permanent collection. On a docent-led tour, explore sentimental, sad, and funny stories of love and marriage, including such legendary couples as George and Martha Washington and Alexander and Eliza Hamilton. Then, join manuscript curator Edward O'Reilly as he reveals highlights from the Library's trove of historic love letters, which evoke the drama and consequences of romance in bygone eras.


New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


By phone: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee participation. Programs and dates may be subject to change.

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