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Brooklyn Historical Society
Today 12:00 – 5:00 pm
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128 Pierrepont St Brooklyn, NY 11201
128 Pierrepont StreetUSNew York11201
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Today 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 – 5:00 pmTuesday 12:00 – 5:00 pmWednesday 12:00 – 5:00 pmThursday 12:00 – 5:00 pmFriday 12:00 – 5:00 pmSaturday 12:00 – 5:00 pmSunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm
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Stately museum & historical society in an 1881 landmark building with exhibits on Brooklyn history.- Google
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Gregor J. Rothfuss
in the last week
Very nice building with something interesting on display for everyone.
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Paula Martens
a year ago
The museum is terrible so do not visit, it is a waste of time and I am not being cruel or unfair. When you couple this with $25 an "hour" parking you have the makings for a bad day.
A Google User
5 years ago
As one interested in history in general and Brooklyn in particular, I was very excited at the prospect of visiting the BHS. Sadly, the experience fell far short of my expectations. The exhibits were -- how shall I say this?-- amateurish. This made slightly more sense when I noticed it as curated by local high school kids. With better professional guidance, these well-meaning would-be historians might have put together an exhibit as fascinating as the subject matter. And the same is true of the Society as a whole, as the other exhibits lacked the cogency and context of the many other historical museums I routinely visit. Sorry to be so negative. The good news is: there is plenty of room for improvement. Keep trying!
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jose soriano
3 years ago
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Traci Cappiello
a year ago
The building alone is worth a visit to BHS. It's a huge gorgeous building that you can fall in love with just by walking up the stairs. I visited for a Brooklyn Dodgers exhibit and hope to return this Winter for the Sandy photo exhibition. Terrific evergreen exhibits and you'll be fascinated to see old Brooklyn. If planning a trip, be sure to confirm the library's hours because you'll get lost in there and won't want to miss the stacks of Brooklyn books. They have fantastic exhibits and are always working with local businesses to bring interesting content and ideas to the plate (like summer evenings with Brooklyn Brewery).
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Yesenia Persad
2 years ago
Educational good class trip but the kids should be older than 8
Ursula Mathois
a week ago
Sehr gut
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Rick Lusk
4 years ago