Welcome! New-York Historical is open to visitors. Purchase your timed-entry ticket now.

Our free, outdoor exhibition, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, is open in our rear courtyard (entrance by 5 West 76th Street.) Reserve your separate, timed-entry ticket and learn more. 

New York State Covid-19 Travel Advisory requires visitors who've arrived from another state to quarantine for 14 days or "test out" of quarantine. More details here.


Regular Hours 

Monday – Thursday CLOSED 
Friday (Members, age 65+, and immunocompromised) 10 – 11 am
Friday 11 am – 8 pm
Saturday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm


Patricia D. Klingenstein Library Hours

By appointment only during the hours below—go here for more information
Thursday and Friday 10 am – 4:30 pm
(Until Jan. 6) Saturday 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Library Holiday Hours
Thursday, November 26, – Saturday, November 28: CLOSED

Thursday, December 24 – Saturday, December 26: CLOSED

Thursday, December 31 – Saturday, January 2: CLOSED


Adults $22
Seniors/Educators/Active Military $17
Students $13
Kids (5–13 years old) $6
College students with ID* FREE
Kids 4 and under FREE
Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays   

*Free admission is available for employees from other museums. Contact the Call Center for a timed-entry ticket at (212) 485-9268. 

*Free admission for college students is made possible, in part, by HISTORY® to encourage young voters to explore our exhibitions about American democracy.



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The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
Telephone (212) 873-3400, (212) 873-7489 (TTY)



SubwaySubwayto 81st Street
Subwayto 79th Street



Busto 77th Street
Busto 81st Street and Central Park West


There is a limited amount of street parking on 77th Street, 76th Street and Central Park West.
Nearby parking garages can be found at:
203 W 77th Street, (212) 362-2308
207 W 76th Street, (212) 496-8553
201 W 75th Street, (212) 874-0581
All garages are between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.

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