Brooklyn Historical Society

Museums, History Brooklyn Heights
4 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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Founded in 1863, the society is located in a landmark four-story Queen Anne–style building and houses numerous permanent and ongoing exhibits, including "It Happened in Brooklyn," highlighting local links to crucial moments in American history. A major photo and research library—featuring historic maps and newspapers, notable family histories and archives from the area’s prominent abolitionist movement—is accessible by appointment. The institution offers weekend and after-school programs for children.



Address: 128 Pierrepont St
New York
Cross street: at Clinton St
Transport: Subway: A, C to High St; N, R to Court St; 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
Price: $6, seniors and students $4, children under 12 free
Opening hours: Wed–Sun Noon–5pm
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