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 Closed
- BHS Pierrepont Gift Shop 12 pm - 5 pm
- Othmer Library Closed
BHS's Fourth Annual Fall Gala
Our Fall Gala raises vital funds in support of Brooklyn Historical Society's education programs, which serve more than 15,000 NYC students and teachers a year. Join in an evening of fun, food, and fundraising for this cause at Liberty Warehouse on November 13!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 during the month of August. During this period, you may continue to reach library staff by phone or email regarding research guidance, donations, or image reproductions. We invite you to utilize our online resources, including research guides and online collections.