Tickets for New York Historical Society

Tickets for New York Historical Society

Experience decorative arts, drawings, historical artifacts, paintings, sculptures and the centre of research for the history of women.

Experience decorative arts, drawings, historical artifacts, paintings, sculptures and the centre of research for the history of women.

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Highlights

  • The best of American history and art in one place
  • See current special exhibitions such as Collecting the Women's Marches, Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. and New York through the lens of George Kalinsky
  • Explore the history of New York and America in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History

Description

Get the best of America's history in this incredible museum and library that houses the finest American art, sculpture, drawings, textiles and more! The new Center of Women's History, is a fascinating look at the power of women in society, past and present.

The Women's History Centre is the first permanent public exhibition and education centre in the country dedicated to women's history. Learn how women came to exercise power and bring about change in the US and the world before they could vote.

Read more than 2,500 American portraits, genre scenes and landscapes in the paintings section, as well as sculptures from the colonial period. The drawings have been here since 1816, making them the country's oldest public collection of drawings.

George Washington's opening chair and a chair from Marie Antoinette's private rooms in Versailles are just two of the over 500 items in the extensive furniture collection.

In the textile sector, you will see flags waved in any major conflict with American presence between the Revolutionary War and the Second World War. Current exhibitions

New York through the lens of George Kalinsky (February 2 - June 3,2018)

Take a look at some of the most famous cultural moments of the last 50 years in New York, captured by George Kalinsky, the official photographer of Madison Square Garden.

Collecting women's marches (19 January - 3 June 2018)

See signs, sashes, pussyhats and other items documenting the monumental women's marches of January 21,2017 in Washington and throughout the country.

Rebel spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. (February 16,2018 - May 2018)

Explore the links between these two global icons, which were killed in 1968 within two months. Take a look at the photos showing their common concerns about issues such as the poor and the Vietnam War.

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Additional information

Daily guided tours of the collections (free for ticket holders) at 14:00 and 15:30 hrs. The use of flashlights, tripods and self-adhesive sticks is prohibited in all areas of the museum.

Children under 5 years have free admission.

Opening hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00 o' clock
Friday: 10:00 - 20:00 o' clock
Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00 o' clock
Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00 o' clock

The ticket is booked at the first opening time, but can be redeemed all day long. .

Included in the price

  • Entrance to all exhibitions

Meeting point

New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York.

Cancellation Conditions

This offer cannot be cancelled.

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