Class Visits

If you are interested in a museum field trip, please contact our education department.

Brooklyn Historical Society currently offers a Library Reserve Program.

In the Reserve Program, instructors may:
An award-winning resource for teachers! is an innovative resource for teachers, administrators, librarians, archivists, and museum educators. It offers sample exercises and informative articles based on a new approach to teaching in the archives. is the result of Students and Faculty in the Archives (SAFA), a three-year grant at Brooklyn Historical Society which partnered with 18 faculty at 3 colleges to bring over 1,100 students to BHS to analyze original documents. To visit BHS with your class, submit a request at least 3 weeks in advance.
For more information on teaching effectively with primary sources, please see our website: