Brooklyn Historical Society
Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society for museum exhibits and public programs that bring issues of Brooklyn's history to life. Research your family, home, or scholarly interest in the gorgeous Othmer library. We're open to the public!
Brooklyn Historical Society On the 2nd floor of Empire Stores, there is a small off-shoot of the main Brooklyn Historical Society located in Brooklyn Heights. There is one exhibit and it is ongoing through 2022. It’s called Waterfront. This is a multimedia exhibit that showcases the history of…
The interior is magnificent, in particular their library. Check out their schedule: oftentimes, there's something going on for free on Fridays!
Absolutely the best collection of all Brooklyn history. I recommend a tour of the museum.
You can get great info here in a beautiful building on former famous residents, or be guided to important architectural spots or a literary tour.
“Neighborhood staple with great dishes like pastrami sandwiches, latka chips, and eggrolls. ”
“One of the few touristy things we recommend doing. The bus, which is hop on and hop off, is the perfect way to get a sense of the city and an overview of its history.”
“Brooklyn bus tour ticket with unlimited hop-on hop-off access. Experience the only double-decker bus tour with hop-off stops in Brooklyn! The 5 boroughs that make up New York City are incredibly unique, and none more so than Brooklyn. This up-and-coming borough is home to many diverse neighborhoods, historical buildings, a booming independent art scene, fantastic restaurants, and so much more! Your double-decker tour bus will take you through must-see spots like the Barclays Center, Atlantic Avenue, Fort Greene Park, the Brooklyn Public Library, and so many more. From the comfort of your seat, take in the views of the multitude of charming brownstones, which represent the city’s deep h”