About the New-York Historical Society

Experience 400 years of history through groundbreaking exhibitions, outstanding collections, immersive films, and thought-provoking conversations among renowned historians and public figures at the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum.

Current Exhibitions

Title IX: Activism On and Off the Field

May 13, 2022 - September 4, 2022

A new exhibition immerses visitors in the spaces shaped by the groundbreaking 1972 legislation and reveals the crucial work of activists in demanding that their institutions live up to the law’s promises.

Center for Women's History

The first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum, our Center for Women's History unearths the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience.

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Center for Women's History

The first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum, our Center for Women's History unearths the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience.

Learn about the Center

DiMenna Children’s History Museum

A permanent space for history detectives of all ages!

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Blogs

Dive into New-York Historical's blogs and discover fascinating interviews, behind-the-scenes stories about our exhibitions, and rare treasures from our collections.