General InformationPlease note: The Museum, Library, and Gift Shop at Brooklyn Historical Society Pierrepont will be closed to the public from Tuesday, February 13 to Friday, February 16, 2018. Evening Public Programs will not be affected by this change. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Brooklyn Historical Society is now in two locations!
|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 & Gift Shop Hours|
|Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm
Closed major holidays
|Tuesday-Thursday, 11am to 6pm
Friday & Saturday, 11am to 8pm
Sunday, 11am to 6pm
Check website for holiday closure information
|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|
|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 email@example.com.
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