Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11205
education [at] brooklynhistory [dot] org


128 Pierrepont Street
11205 Brooklyn , NY
United States
Phone: 718-222-4111
New York US
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.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
Front desk
Main Entrance: 
128 Pierrepont- No steps
Accessible Entrance: 
Main Entrance
Accessible Restroom Location: 
Lower Level- HDC
Family/Unisex Restroom: 
Family / unisex restroom available (not wheelchair accessible)
Family/Unisex Restroom Location: 
Second and third floor
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals: 
Sitting Area Location: 
Main lobby, Historic Tile Lobby
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information: 
Limited number of wheelchairs available to patrons. It is recommended to call ahead to reserve a wheelchair. Public programs are often dimly lit. Large font labels may be requested at front desk.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Large-print exhibition labels
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Galleries and Exhibits
Audio Exhibits: 
Inventing Brooklyn; Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration and Survival; Home Base: Memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field
Large-Print Materials: 
Inventing Brooklyn
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from:
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: