General InformationBrooklyn Historical Society is located at:
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
|Museum Hours||Suggested Admission|
|Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm||BHS Member: Free|
|Library Hours||Adults: $10|
|Wednesday-Saturday, 1pm to 5pm||Seniors 62 and over: $6|
|Gift Shop Hours||Teachers: $6|
|Monday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm||Students (with I.D.): Free|
|Children under 12: Free|
Additionally, the Library is closed December 25th through January 2nd.
Public transportation is recommended due to limited
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall, A,C,F to Jay St/Borough Hall
North – South: B 38, B52, B25, B26, B41 to Montague/Court Street
East – West: B 67, B65 to Jay Street
From Manhattan: B51 City Hall to Court St. /Cadman Plaza WEEKDAY SERVICE ONLY
Take the Belt Parkway West., which becomes Brooklyn Queens Expressway/I-278 East, to Atlantic Avenue (exit 27). Turn slight right onto Atlantic Avenue. Turn left onto Clinton Street for seven blocks to Pierrepont Street.
Take the Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza West ramp. Go straight ahead onto Middagh Street. Turn left onto Henry Street for six blocks. Turn left onto Pierrepont Street.
There is limited on-street parking in the neighborhood as well as several garages: Manhattan Parking, 40 Clinton St., between Pierrepont and Cadman Plaza West; 300 Cadman Plaza West, between Clinton and Pierrepont; and Ultra on Montague between Clinton and Court.
There are designated bike lanes along Clinton and Henry Streets leading to the Brooklyn Historical Society. Public bicycle racks may be found along Montague Street, one block from BHS.
The museum is ADA accessible.
Galleries: All levels of the Museum are accessible by elevator.
Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the Lower-level.
Please note that the lift on the first floor of the museum is temporarily under construction, however, all floors of the building are wheelchair accessible. Call the Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111 ext 250 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
BHS offers a visual description of the building for people who are blind and partially sighted through New York Beyond Sight.
|Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm|
|Wednesday-Saturday, 1pm to 5pm
Please note: The Othmer Libary will be closed to the public from December 25, 2015, through January 2, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Gift Shop Hours
|Monday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm|
BHS will remain open during regular business hours except for the following holidays: Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years Day.
We recommend all researchers and readers contact the library prior to their visit. For information about library and archival collections and services or the image database, please see the "Service Update" the BHS website.
General admission provides access to all current exhibitions and (during
|(see Membership Section for details)|
|Seniors 62 and over||$6 suggested|
|Students 12 and over (with I.D)||Free|
|Children under 12||Free|
Groups of 10 people or more must arrange a group tour in
advance, subject to a fee. For more information and to schedule a tour
time, please call 718-222-4111 x228 or email email@example.com.