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Brooklyn Historical Society


128 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 718-222-4111


Brooklyn Historical Society


(??.? miles from you)

128 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Founded in 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heig

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Why You Should Go...

Founded in 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heights and housed in a magnificent landmark building designed by George Post that opened in 1881, today's BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement, and community outreach. BHS offers engaging exhibitions about a variety of topics relating to Brooklyn's history, a world-renowned special collections and archives library, and dynamic public programming year round. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours:

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed

Closed

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Available: Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

The Gift Shop is open Monday through Sunday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM and is closed major holidays. Library hours are 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Wednesday through Sunday.

BHS also has a satellite location, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, at 55 Water St. on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Enjoy year-round public programs including lectures, performances, film screenings, and more. BHS also hosts free Friday programs monthly from September through May.

Fun Facts

BHS was originally founded in 1863 as The Long Island Historical Society.

BHS has hosted programs featuring historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., filmmaker Ken Burns, actor Steve Buscemi, and many more.

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Why You Should Go...

Founded in 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heights and housed in a magnificent landmark building designed by George Post that opened in 1881, today's BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement, and community outreach. BHS offers engaging exhibitions about a variety of topics relating to Brooklyn's history, a world-renowned special collections and archives library, and dynamic public programming year round. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours:
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Closed
Closed
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals

Available: Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities

Extra Fun

Insider Info

The Gift Shop is open Monday through Sunday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM and is closed major holidays. Library hours are 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Wednesday through Sunday.

BHS also has a satellite location, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, at 55 Water St. on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Enjoy year-round public programs including lectures, performances, film screenings, and more. BHS also hosts free Friday programs monthly from September through May.

Fun Facts

BHS was originally founded in 1863 as The Long Island Historical Society.

BHS has hosted programs featuring historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., filmmaker Ken Burns, actor Steve Buscemi, and many more.

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