Cultural Organisation

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn, United States

Address

  • 129 Pierrepont Street
  • Brooklyn
  • New York
  • 11201
  • United States

Opening times

Museum Hours

12 pm - 5 pm

Gift Shop Hours

12 pm - 5 pm

Travel Information

Tube / Metro: Subway 2, 3, 4, or 5 trains to Borough Hall; A, C, or F trains to Jay Street-MetroTech; or R train to Court Street Bus
Bus: Bus North – South: B38, B52, B25, B26, B41 to Montague/Court Street East – West: B67, B65 to Jay Street Car

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Founded in 1863, 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 with a second location in DUMBO, BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement, and community outreach. Our mission statement says it all: Brooklyn Historical Society connects the past to the present and makes the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, relevant, and meaningful for today’s diverse communities, and for generations to come.

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