The New-York Historical Society

Founded in 1804, nearly 70 years before the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New-York Historical Society is the oldest museum in New York City. The Society’s library and museum offer exhibits, a collection of over one million objects, unique research opportunities, and history-focused events from their Central Park West location as well as online. For information about their current and upcoming events, visit here: For an introduction to their groundbreaking exhibit on slavery in New York, visit here: