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Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO


55 Water St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States

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Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO


(??.? miles from you)

55 Water St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Located in the historic Empire Stores building in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO is a new cultural destination dedicated to highlighting stories of Brooklyn's waterfront. The

"Shifting Perspectives" will be followed by "Waterfront," a long-term exhibition exploring the history of everything along the waterfront: the workers, artists, industries, activists, innovators, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems. Also visit the gift shop at BHS DUMBO, which features Brooklyn-themed merchandise and goods by local artisans.

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Why You Should Go...

Located in the historic Empire Stores building in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO is a new cultural destination dedicated to highlighting stories of Brooklyn's waterfront. The inaugural exhibition, "Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront," looks at the shore as inspiration for dozens of photographers throughout time.

"Shifting Perspectives" will be followed by "Waterfront," a long-term exhibition exploring the history of everything along the waterfront: the workers, artists, industries, activists, innovators, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems. Also visit the gift shop at BHS DUMBO, which features Brooklyn-themed merchandise and goods by local artisans.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:

10:00am - 7:00pm

12:00pm - 6:00pm

12:00pm - 6:00pm

12:00pm - 6:00pm

12:00pm - 6:00pm

12:00pm - 6:00pm

10:00am - 7:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Enter the museum at 55 Water St. or through Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Enjoy extended hours on Fridays during the summer. Special Summer Friday Hours are 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM every Friday from June 30 until September 1.

BHS DUMBO will be closed between September 10 and December 5 in preparation for the new Waterfront exhibition.

Fun Facts

The museum is located in the Empire Stores building, a renovated warehouse that once housed coffee, sugar, animal hides, and more.

BHS DUMBO opened in 2017 as a second location for Brooklyn Historical Society, based in Brooklyn Heights.

In the 1700s, the area where BHS DUMBO now sits was open water. The original shoreline was extended by landfill by 1850.

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Why You Should Go...

Located in the historic Empire Stores building in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO is a new cultural destination dedicated to highlighting stories of Brooklyn's waterfront. The inaugural exhibition, "Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront," looks at the shore as inspiration for dozens of photographers throughout time.

"Shifting Perspectives" will be followed by "Waterfront," a long-term exhibition exploring the history of everything along the waterfront: the workers, artists, industries, activists, innovators, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems. Also visit the gift shop at BHS DUMBO, which features Brooklyn-themed merchandise and goods by local artisans.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
10:00am - 7:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
10:00am - 7:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Enter the museum at 55 Water St. or through Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Enjoy extended hours on Fridays during the summer. Special Summer Friday Hours are 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM every Friday from June 30 until September 1.

BHS DUMBO will be closed between September 10 and December 5 in preparation for the new Waterfront exhibition.

Fun Facts

The museum is located in the Empire Stores building, a renovated warehouse that once housed coffee, sugar, animal hides, and more.

BHS DUMBO opened in 2017 as a second location for Brooklyn Historical Society, based in Brooklyn Heights.

In the 1700s, the area where BHS DUMBO now sits was open water. The original shoreline was extended by landfill by 1850.

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