Expanded Hours

We're now open Wednesdays through Sundays! Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required for visitors ages 12 and up. Learn more >

December 18, 2020 - June 6, 2021

Epidemics in American History from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History shares glimpses of life during epidemics from the colonial period through the mid-...

May 7–July 4, 2021

In 2019, New-York Historical partnered with the Generations Project on a time capsule to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in 1969. Hundreds of people...

September 11, 2020 - Spring 2021

Josephine Seuringer Mahoney attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing between 1953 and 1956, eventually teaching nursing, raising four children, and ultimately working...

November 27, 2020 – April 11, 2021

A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, ...

February 28, 2020 – March 7, 2021

America has been singular among nations in fostering a vibrant culture of engagement with constitutional matters and the fundamental principles of government. 

February 28, 2020 – February 7, 2021

As long as there has been a United States, women have organized to shape the nation’s politics and secure their rights as citizens. Their collective action has taken many forms...

February 28, 2020 – February 7, 2021

This special installation examines children’s experience of the suffrage movement. An 11-year-old Dorothy Eisner sketched women in fanciful hats in a march, while a younger...

February 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

One of the most influential concert promoters in history, Bill Graham (1931–1991) worked with the biggest names in rock, including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi...

Temporarily closed

In this intimate gallery, visitors have the unique experience of viewing John James Audubon’s spectacular watercolor models for the 435 plates of The Birds of America...

December 17, 2019 - February 5, 2021

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro (1935–2011) became the first woman nominated for national office by a major political party when presidential nominee Walter Mondale announced her...

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