New-York Historical Society

Location: 170 Central Park West

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'Lincoln and the Jews' Exhibit Traces President's Support of Jewish People

Lincoln was supportive of Jews in America at a time when prejudice was rampant. 

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Snag Unique Gifts at these UWS Museum Shops

The Upper West Side’s museums are a treasure trove of unique homewares, jewelry, art and toys.

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4 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Week

Drink hot chocolate, discover rural China at the Asia Society, and entertain the kids at the Intrepid.

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Rare Images from the Civil Rights Movement on View at NY Historical Society

A new photo exhibition at New-York Historical Society commemorates the Civil Rights March of 1965.

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Hundreds of Antique Trains Roll Through New-York Historical Society

The antique trains are part of a new annual holiday display at the museum opening this Friday.

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Annie Leibovitz Exhibit Portrays Her 'Pilgrimage' Through American History

The photographer's exhbiti opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. 

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New Exhibit Chronicles Path of Chinese Americans in the U.S.

The New-York Historical Society details the journey of Chinese Americans from the 18th century to now.

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Who Used to Live in Your Apartment? Here's How to Check

New York's librarians share tips on how to research your home's past.

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NYC's Former Pro-Slavery Stance Examined in Governors Island Exhibit

"NYC & the Civil War," organized by the NY Historical Society, looks at the city's ambivalent history.

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'Madeline' Exhibit Comes to New-York Historical Society

A New-York Historical Society exhibit on the author of the beloved "Madeline" book series opens July 4.

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Best Upper West Side Activities for Kids During Spring Break

The neighborhood is teeming with exhibits and activities for families staying in NYC for spring break. 

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Civil War Artifacts Go on Display to Mark 150th Anniversary

The New-York Historical Society is showcasing quilts, flags, uniforms, and other objects in a new show.

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Basketball's African-American Forefathers Take Center Court in Exhibit

A NY-Historical Society exhibit celebrates African-American basketball teams that predated the NBA.

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Famed Photographer Bill Cunningham's Views of 1970s NYC Put On Show

Cunningham's exhibit was first shown at the New York Historical Society in 1976.

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Beyond Camp: Five Cool Summer Internships and Jobs

There are summer internships and youth jobs at some of the city's most fascinating institutions.