"It Happened In Brooklyn" Exhibition

The Brooklyn Historical Society

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This exhibit highlights key moments in our nation's history and how they played out in Brooklyn. Through artifacts from the Brooklyn Historical Society's permanent collection such as photographs, artworks, and documents, visitors will meet a diverse range of residents from Brooklyn's earliest Native American settlements, to the men and women who fought in the Revolutionary War on Brooklyn's shores, to the Brooklynites who worked to abolish slavery, immigrants from all over the world who made Brooklyn home, and the women who kept America going by working in the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II.



Permanent event


Adults $6, Seniors 62 and over, Students 12 and over $4, College students must show student I.D., Teachers $4, Children under 12 and BHS Members Free. Groups of 10 people or more must arrange a group tour in advance.

Venue Hours

From 12:00 To 17:00
saturdays opening at 10:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays
Note:Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.


Address: 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-222-4111 Fax: 718-222-3794

Corner of Clinton St. Subway: 2/3/4/5 to Borough Hall or A/C/F to Jay Street/Borough Hall, or M/R to Court Street

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