Discover dynamic education programs and curriculum resources about the history of our city, state, and nation.
The New-York Historical Society Education Division provides dynamic programming and curriculum resources for students and teachers in New York and beyond. Historical study sparks curiosity and creativity, promotes cultural understanding, and fosters an empowered citizenry to strengthen our democracy. Our staff of passionate professionals draws on our world-renowned collections to engage learners of all ages in the study of our collective past.
Education programs made possible through endowments established by:
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Hearst Foundations
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
Public funding provided by:
Institute for Museum and Library Services
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
Important support provided by:Barker Welfare Foundation
Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation
The Keith Haring Foundation
Hearst Foundation, Inc.
The JPB Foundation
Susan and Robert E. Klein
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
New York Community Trust
Henry Nias Foundation
The Pinkerton Foundation
Fred and Joan Pittman
Placer Partners and Ray Lent, Managing Partner
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Gillian V. and Robert Steel
Tiger Baron Foundation
and an anonymous donor.
Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489
Tuesday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday: 10 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
Tuesday-Friday - 10 am–4:45 pm
Saturday-Monday - CLOSED