Brooklyn Historical Society

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Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St. (Pierrepont/Clinton)
Brooklyn, NY 11201


NYCGO Member  Logo Founded in 1863, the Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 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. BHS plays a central role in recording and reflecting the historical and cultural fabric of Brooklyn. Brooklyn Historical Society presents exhibitions, education programs and public programs year-round. Spaces within the landmark building are also available to rent for events and meetings.

  • admission price:
  • adults $10; seniors/students $6; kids free
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