Do Members need a timed entry-ticket to visit?

Members are not required to have a timed-entry ticket booked in advance. Simply come to our Visitor Services desk onsite for your entrance. If you do wish to book in advance, you can book here. Make sure you log in, so that the admission fee will be waived. If you have any issues booking tickets online or if you want to reserve over the phone, please call our Call Center at (212) 485-9268.


How do I access my new digital membership card?

Digital membership cards are now available at the New-York Historical Society as part of our new contactless admissions process and in support of our efforts to be more environmentally conscious. You can download the app by following the instructions here.


May I still request a physical card?

Yes, to request a physical card, please fill out this form.


Is there still a Member discount on Public Programs?

Yes, the price for Public Program is $10 for Members and $20 for non-Members. View the full slate of programs here


What programs are you offering for Members only?

Join us for our current, virtual season of History Book Club or our member-exclusive Curator Confidential series! Many past program recordings can be found on our YouTube channel


Can I use my Membership discount at the online store?

Members can also use their 10% discount at the online NYHistory Store. To activate the discount, email


I’m not receiving emails. Can I resubscribe to the list? 

Yes, please go to our website to sign up. If you’ve signed up and are still not receiving anything, please email us at


My employer is a Corporate Member. How do I book a timed-entry ticket?

Please reach out to your organization’s contact for the instructions on how to reserve tickets using your Corporate Membership benefits.


My local library has a Museum pass. How do I book a timed-entry ticket?

Once you reserve your library’s pass, they will provide you instructions for how to book a ticket on our website. If you have any questions or issues, please reach out to your library directly.


How can I speak with the Membership Office directly?

Please email us at To arrange a time to speak on the phone, send us a preferred date and time during regular business hours—Monday–Friday, 9 am – 5 pm—and we’ll be happy to get back to you! 

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