- For up to 6 people
- Open-dated voucher
- Popular with families
New-York Historical Society
A trip to New York wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the New-York Historical Society with four centuries of history and art – plus the only Children’s History Museum in the area. It hits the spot for anyone craving an offbeat (and often surprising) bite of the city’s culture easily digested in an hour or two. Quirky, smart, immersive and across the street from beautiful Central Park, it offers a rich taste of the city.
World War 1: Beyond the Trenches (May 26th to Sept 3rd, 2017)
To honor the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I, the New-York Historical Society presents a special exhibition examining this monumental event through the eyes of artists. World War I Beyond the Trenches explores how artists across generations, aesthetic sensibilities, and the political spectrum used their work to depict, memorialize, promote, or oppose the divisive conflict.
Eloise at the Musuem (June 30th to Oct 9th, 2017)
The New-York Historical Society celebrates the feisty charm and audacious spirit of Eloise, who continues to be a picture book superstar more than 60 years after her debut. Eloise at the Museum reveals the creative collaboration between cabaret star Kay Thompson (1909–1998) and the young illustrator Hilary Knight (b. 1926) that brought the precocious character to life. The exhibition showcases more than 75 objects, ranging from original manuscript pages to sketchbooks, portraits, photographs, and vintage dolls.
Hungry for more? Experience the casual elegance of Caffè Storico, which offers Italian fare, then explore the Museum Store for unique NYC gifts.
What you should know
- 20% off all museum admission tickets except group reservations.
- Each coupon is valid for one to six people.
- This voucher is valid for 12 months from Dec 17, 2017.
- Please check opening dates and times before your visit
Prices and discounts
New-York Historical Society Discount and Prices
|Regular price||with coupon|
|Kids (5-13 years old)||$6.00||$5.00|
|Kids (4 and under)||Free||Free|
New-York Historical Society Opening Times.
|Opening - Closing|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||10:00 - 20:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||11:00 - 17:00|
170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way, New York, NY 10024, US
Exhibitions & Events
The following events are included with your entry ticket:
Displays will feature such topics as the Cold War, the draft, military campaigns initiated by both sides, the growth of the antiwar movement, the role of the president, and the loss of political consensus.
The Games We Played presents a rotating selection of board and table games. These games, which entertained families from the 1840s to the 1920s, offer a fascinating window on the values, beliefs and aspirations of middle-class Americans.
The life-size bronze figures of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) that stand at either entrance to the New-York Historical Society bring to life the story of freedom that is deeply embedded in American history and is a primary focus of New-York Historical's programs.
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