Brooklyn Historical Society

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
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.