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. The New-York Historical Society was founded in 1804...  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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