Brooklyn Historical Society makes the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, meaningful, and relevant today.
Today's Open Hours
- BHS DUMBO 11 am - 5 pm
- BHS Pierrepont 12 pm - 5 pm
- BHS Pierrepont Gift Shop 12 pm - 5 pm
- Othmer Library 1 pm - 5 pm
BHS welcomes Alexis Coe in conversation with Rebecca Traister!
Historian and author Alexis Coe offers a new perspective on the legendary life of George Washington. Bestselling author of Good and Mad Rebecca Traister joins her on Mar 18 for a conversation that separates the myth from the man.Learn More
Blog posts, current projects, and more
Peruse our popular Photo of the Week blog posts, immerse yourself in an online exhibition on Brooklyn's past and present, and discover our extensive teacher resources.
The Othmer Library Reading Room will be closed Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11. It will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday, January 15.