We are pleased to offer free Museum Admission to all furloughed federal employees affected by the government shutdown, plus one guest. Federal employees must present valid federal IDs to gain free admission. Please note Harry Potter: A History of Magic is not included and requires a separate timed-ticket.

Special Museum Hours during
Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Extended hours for the final week!

Monday, January 21: 10 am – 7 pm
Tuesday, January 22: 10 am – 7 pm
Wednesday, January 23: 10 am – 7 pm
Thursday, January 24: 10 am – 6 pm
Friday, January 25: 10 am – midnight
Saturday, January 26: 10 am – midnight
Sunday, January 27: 10 am – 7 pm

Regular Hours

Monday CLOSED (please check the calendar for special open days)
Tuesday – Thursday 10 am – 6 pm
Friday 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

New-York Historical offers free daily tours of the Museum's collections at 2 PM and 3:30 PM.


Patricia D. Klingenstein Library Hours

Tuesday-Saturday 10am–4:45pm
Sunday-Monday CLOSED

Researchers need an appointment to view materials from the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architecture. To make an appointment, e-mail printroom@nyhistory.org.


Adults $21
Seniors/Educators/Active Military $16
Students $13
Kids (5–13 years old) $6
Kids 4 and under FREE
Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-9 pm on Fridays (timed tickets required for entry to Harry Potter: A History of Magic)  


Explorer Pass

Please check the calendar for upcoming gallery closings and/or early Museum/Library closures.


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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