Exhibitions & Projects
Discover the past at our two locations and online.
At Brooklyn Historical Society, we connect Brooklyn’s rich history to the story of our nation and to issues that shape the borough today.
On View at BHS
Our exhibitions immerse visitors of all ages in Brooklyn's past, present, and future.See All Exhibitions
This exhibition and multimedia experience brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems for visitors of all ages.
History on the Web
Our online exhibitions allow visitors all over the world to learn more about Brooklyn's history and BHS's remarkable collections.See All Online Exhibitions
An American Family Grows in Brooklyn: The Lefferts Family Papers at Brooklyn Historical Society
The Lefferts Family Papers reveal Brooklyn’s remarkable transformation from an agricultural frontier to a diverse urban center. Explore one Brooklyn family's complex legacy.