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 12 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Visitors ages 5–11 are required to show proof of at least one dose. 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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