Plan Your Visit

Please purchase timed-entry tickets. Walk-up tickets are also available. Members do not need to book tickets and will be admitted whenever they arrive.  

As part of the Key to NYC program, all visitors ages 5 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Proof may include a valid paper record, a photo of a valid record, the NYC COVID Safe App, or the New York State Excelsior Pass.

Face masks are required for all visitors and staff over the age of 2.


Museum & Store Hours

  • Monday – Tuesday
  • Wednesday – Thursday
    11 am – 5 pm ET
  • Friday
    11 am – 8 pm ET
  • Saturday – Sunday
    11 am – 5 pm ET

Patricia D. Klingenstein Library Hours

  • Tuesday – Monday


  • Adults
  • Seniors, Educators, Active Military
  • Students
  • Kids (5–13 years old)
  • Children Under 5

Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6–8 pm on Fridays.

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Getting Here

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The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)

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A permanent space for history detectives of all ages!

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Neighborhood Guide

Plan a whole day on the Upper West Side! The New-York Historical Society is located across the street from both Central Park and the American Museum of Natural History. A visit to the Museum takes approximately two hours.

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