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Since 1863

Brooklyn Historical Society makes the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, meaningful, and relevant today.

Today's Open Hours

  • BHS DUMBO Closed
  • BHS Pierrepont Closed
  • BHS Pierrepont Gift Shop 5 pm - 10 pm
  • Othmer Library Closed
This Month

Join BHS for public programs in observance of Black History Month

Join us this February as Brooklyn Historical Society examines issues impacting African American and diasporic communities nationwide. We will be discussing efforts to heal from historical trauma on Feb. 18, the search for justice for victims of racist violence on Feb. 19, and implicit bias in the workplace on Feb. 26, all while celebrating a long history of contributions, creations, struggles and triumphs. Visit our Upcoming Programs page to learn more.

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