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Now Open Weekends

Now Open Weekends!

The NYSM has returned to normal hours of operation, Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional visitor and health and safety information, please see:

Kristen Artz Commuter Photograph

Commuter Photographs added to World Trade Center Gallery

Learn more about the NYSM's ongoing exhibition World Trade Center: Rescue, Recovery, Response and the addition of the Kristen Artz collection of photographs documenting commuters entering the World Trade Center Mall in weeks prior to the September 11 attacks. 

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Discover New York's “Burned Over District in the Latest Episode of A New York History Minute

Join hosts Devin and Lauren as they discuss the “Burned Over District,” and how upstate New York became a “cauldron” of emergent religions and alternative communities during the 19th century.

Artifacts from Revolutionary War Battlefields on Long Island

New Acquisition: Revolutionary War Military and Domestic Artifacts from Long Island

In August 2021, the NYSM acquired 200 artifacts from the LAMAR Institute in Savannah, Georgia. These artifacts are the result of the only systematic archaeological study of three Revolutionary War battlefield sites on the north shore of Long Island. 


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Online Resources & Activities Portal

Looking for easy-to-access educational activities, videos, and resources for your kids, students, or even just for yourself? Visit this educational one-stop-shop webpage based on NYSM research and collections.

Frank C. Eckmair - The Landscape of Memory

Online Feature: Frank Eckmair - The Landscape of Memory

Internationally recognized printmaker Frank C. Eckmair had an intimate affinity for the quiet landscape of rural central New York. View a selection of the artist's work, learn more about the process of printmaking, and download educational materials.

Objects from the Bogart House

The Lives of Enslaved People through the Objects They Left Behind

Access video of the panel discussion and additional educational resources related to the conversation on how we can interpret the lives of enslaved people otherwise absent from the historical record through material culture.


NYSM Video Library

NYSM Video Library

Never miss a moment of NYSM virtual programming! Access our most recent virtual field trips, guided tours, collection highlights, and educational programs for all ages.


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NYS COVID-19 Documentation Initiative

The NYS Office of Cultural Education has created the NYS COVID-19 Documentation Initiative website to help statewide organizations document, share, and support one another throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ice Ages

Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

NYSED Statement on Museum Deaccessioning

The New York State Board of Regents (“the Regents”) charters museums in New York State as educational corporations and has governing authority over these incorporated organizations. Orgranizations with questions regarding deaccession regulations can review this document or contact Chartering.

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