General InformationBrooklyn Historical Society is now in two locations!
Closure notice: The Othmer Library will be closed to the public on Wednesday, July 26th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
|BHS Pierrepont||BHS DUMBO|
|128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (corner of Clinton Street)||55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (enter at 55 Water Street or through Brooklyn Bridge Park)|
|Museum Hours||Museum and Gift Shop Hours|
|Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm
Closed major holidays
|Monday-Friday, 12pm to 6pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10am to 7pm
|Gift Shop Hours||Recommended Admission for Both Locations|
|Monday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm||BHS Member: Free|
|Library Hours||Seniors 62 and over: $6|
|Wednesday-Saturday, 1pm to 5pm||Teachers: $6|
|The Library is closed Aug 1-Sep 5. More info here.||Students (with I.D.): Free|
|Children under 12: Free|
Directions to BHS Pierrepont
Public transportation is recommended due to limited
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall, A,C,F to Jay St/Borough Hall, R to Court Street
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.
BHS offers a visual description of the building for people who are blind and partially sighted through New York Beyond Sight.
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 x241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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