Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Exceptional Gifts for Exceptional Times

Shop exceptional gifts for exceptional times! This year promises to be a holiday season like no other, so New-York Historical curated a list of unique gifts for your loved ones. Give special remote and in-person experiences to friends, family, and even yourself, and keep up the holiday spirit while sharing your love of history. 


A “Spotlight” Gift
Celebrate your loved ones with the gift of a New-York Historical Membership! This time around, Members get exclusive access to free remote program series like Curator Confidential and the Spotlight Series—a new, free 10-week online course that uncovers themes in the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, and speaker programs highlighting works by some of our most valued historians and scholars. That's in addition to our regular benefits: free admission to our groundbreaking exhibitions, discounts to virtual talks with renowned historians and journalists, and a discount at the NYHistory Store. The perfect present for the history buff in your life, no matter where they live!

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Private On-Site Tours
If you're in New York, treat your pod to a once-in-a-lifetime museum experience: an exclusive, in-person tour of one of our unique exhibitions. Each socially- distanced tour is led by an expert curator and takes place during or outside public hours for groups of fewer than 10 people from the same household or party. Explore treasures like the Gallery of Tiffany LampsBill Graham and the Rock & Roll RevolutionWomen March, and more!

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Virtual Presentations
Your favorite history buff can't get to the Museum? Then give the gift of an in-depth remote tour! Sign up for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom. Upcoming dates include: the final Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution presentation on January 5, Nature and American Art: Highlights from New-York Historical Society’s Permanent Collection on January 14, and Meet the Presidents: A Look at the American Presidency on January 19.

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Shop the NYHistory Store's Digital Catalog
Shop your way through history with our brand-new digital catalog, a delightful magazine-style shopping experience. Discover new and classic themed gifts, including HistoryMakers ornaments, New York City decor, Louis C. Tiffany apparel, and puzzles and games for the whole family. Find the perfect present for everyone on your list and don't forget to treat yourself, too!

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