The Brooklyn graveyard marks its 175th anniversary this year. Learn about the changes the green space has undergone through more than 200 artifacts, photographs and architectural drawings, and hear the stories of famous New Yorkers buried there, including Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
"A Beautiful Way to Go: New York's Green-Wood Cemetery"
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery Postcard from Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Byron Company Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, May 30, 1899
Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York Ocean Hill in Green-Wood Cemetery. Line engraving by James Smillie and Robert Hinshelwood, 1846
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery The Sculptor Angel
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery Gottschalk Memorial in Green-Wood Cemetery
|Venue name:||Museum of the City of New York||Contact:|
1220 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||between 103rd and 104th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 6 to 103rd St|
|Price:||Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free|