New-York Historical Society

Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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:

  • Tue-Thu,: Sat; 10am-6pm
  • Fri: 10am-8pm
  • Sun: 11am-5:45pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

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

  • Museums: "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: 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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