To guarantee admission at a specific time, we encourage you to purchase timed-entry tickets now. Walk-up tickets are also available. Due to safety measures, occasionally there may be wait times to enter specific exhibitions. Members do not need to book timed-entry tickets and will be admitted whenever they arrive.  

As part of New York City’s Key to NYC program, all visitors to New York City museums ages 5–11 are required to show proof of at least one dose of vaccination against COVID-19.  All visitors ages 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination. Proof of vaccination includes a valid paper vaccination record, a photo of a valid vaccination record, the NYC COVID Safe App, or the New York State Excelsior Pass.


Regular Hours 

Wednesday – Thursday 11 am – 5 pm 
Friday 11 am – 8 pm
Saturday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm


The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library is Temporarily Closed

In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library will pause research operations from January 5 through January 14. If you have a reference question that does not require an onsite visit, contact us at In the meantime, please explore the Library's digital content including the online catalog and the Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Library.


Adults $22
Seniors/Educators/Active Military $17
Students $13
Kids (5–13 years old) $6
Kids 4 and under FREE
Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays   

*Free admission is available for employees from other museums. Contact the Call Center for a timed-entry ticket at (212) 485-9268. 


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The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
Telephone (212) 873-3400, (212) 873-7489 (TTY)



SubwaySubwayto 81st Street
Subwayto 79th Street



Busto 77th Street
Busto 81st Street and Central Park West


There is a limited amount of street parking on 77th Street, 76th Street and Central Park West.
Nearby parking garages can be found at:
203 W 77th Street, (212) 362-2308
207 W 76th Street, (212) 496-8553
201 W 75th Street, (212) 874-0581
All garages are between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.

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