New-York Historical Society

Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Museums: Overlooking the western rim of Central Park, this neoclassical structure guards some of the oldest artifacts associated with the city of New York. The New-York Historical Society was founded in 1804...  Read More
Things to Do with Kids: Overlooking the western rim of Central Park, this neoclassical structure guards some of the oldest artifacts associated with the city of New York. It was founded in 1804 as New York's first museum and...  Read More
Historic Sites: Overlooking the western rim of Central Park, this neoclassical structure guards some of the oldest artifacts associated with the city of New York. It was founded in 1804 as New York's first museum and...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon: Close
  • Tue-Thu,: Sat; 10am-6pm
  • Fri: 10am-8pm
  • Sun: 11am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $10; Senior $7; Student $6; Child (12 and under) Free

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  • Museums: "The New-York Historical Society offers free daily tours of its collections at 2 and 3:30 p.m.; its Caffe Storico is a good spot to catch your breath."
  • Things to Do with Kids, Historic Sites: "New-York Historical Society offers free daily tours of the Museum's collections at 2 PM and 3:30 PM; its Caffe Storico is a good spot to catch your breath."
  • Best for Museums Because: The N-YHS is about Audubon watercolors, the Underground Railroad Collection, the Tiffany Glass Gallery, Hudson River School paintings, and star-studded programs year round.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The DiMenna Children's History Museum at the N-YHS is a museum-within-a-museum with interactive displays and a Sunday Story Hour.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Fabulously installed exhibits of the Audubon watercolors, the Underground Railroad Collection, the new room of Tiffany Glass and dozens of Hudson River School paintings.

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