The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS)

Museum in The DUMBO, other Brooklyn area

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Founded in 1863, the 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 and opened in 1881, today's BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement and community outreach.

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No shopNo parkingNo restaurant/cafeHas a library/BookstoreAccessible to disabled persons

Opening 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.


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.


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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