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Find your way to either of our two locations with these directions.

Directions to Brooklyn Historical Society on Pierrepont Street

Public transportation is recommended due to limited parking.

Subway
2, 3, 4, or 5 trains to Borough Hall; A, C, or F trains to Jay Street-MetroTech; or R train to Court Street

Bus
North – South: B38, B52, B25, B26, B41 to Montague/Court Street
East – West: B67, B65 to Jay Street

Car
From Brooklyn
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.

From Manhattan
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.

Parking
There is limited on-street parking in the neighborhood as well as three garages: Manhattan Parking, 40 Clinton Street, between Pierrepont Street and Cadman Plaza West; 300 Cadman Plaza West, between Clinton and Pierrepont Streets; and Ultra on Montague Street between Clinton and Court Streets.

Bicycles
There are designated bike lanes along Clinton and Henry Streets leading to Brooklyn Historical Society. Public bicycle racks may be found along Montague Street, one block from BHS.

Brooklyn Historical Society's landmarked building on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Historical Society's landmarked building on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights

Photo by Philip Greenberg

Directions to Brooklyn Historical Society on Pierrepont Street

Public transportation is recommended due to limited parking.

Subway
2, 3, 4, or 5 trains to Borough Hall; A, C, or F trains to Jay Street-MetroTech; or R train to Court Street

Bus
North – South: B38, B52, B25, B26, B41 to Montague/Court Street
East – West: B67, B65 to Jay Street

Car
From Brooklyn
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.

From Manhattan
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.

Parking
There is limited on-street parking in the neighborhood as well as three garages: Manhattan Parking, 40 Clinton Street, between Pierrepont Street and Cadman Plaza West; 300 Cadman Plaza West, between Clinton and Pierrepont Streets; and Ultra on Montague Street between Clinton and Court Streets.

Bicycles
There are designated bike lanes along Clinton and Henry Streets leading to Brooklyn Historical Society. Public bicycle racks may be found along Montague Street, one block from BHS.

Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, located in the historic Empire Stores in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, located in the historic Empire Stores in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Photo by Philip Greenberg

Directions to Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

Public transportation is recommended due to limited parking.

Subway
A or C trains to High Street; F train to York Street

Bus
East – West: B25 to Front St/York St

NYC Ferry – By Hornblower

East River or South Brooklyn ferry lines to DUMBO

Car
From Brooklyn
Take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway/I-278 West to Cadman Plaza West toward the Brooklyn Bridge (exit 28). Keep right at the fork to merge onto Old Fulton Street. Take a right onto Front Street, a left onto Main Street, and a left onto Water Street.

From Manhattan
Take the Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza West ramp. Merge onto Old Fulton Street. Take a right onto Front Street, a left onto Main Street, and a left onto Water Street.

Parking
There is limited on-street parking throughout the area, as well as a number of garages and parking lots, including 55 Water Street, MP Jay, and Park Kwik locations.