Celebrating 85 Years as a Museum



1832 Merchant’s House, Manhattan’s First Landmark, Threatened by Development Next Door!

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Front Parlor photo by Denis Vlasov


Ranked in the top 10%
of all attractions worldwide!

Winner GANYC Apple Award 2021
for Outstanding Achievement in NYC Preservation!

photo by Dayle Vander Sande
  • Upcoming Events

    Wednesday, November 17, 6 p.m.
    The Gift of Perseverance: The Many Lives of Reverend Samuel Seabury
    A Virtual Talk with Museum Historian Ann Haddad

    Special Holiday Exhibition
    Open Friday, November 26, through Sunday, January 9

    Home for the Holidays: A 19th Century Christmas

    Tuesday, November 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Virtual Behind-the-Ropes Tour: Changing Tastes in 19th Century Furniture

    Strictly limited engagement! December 1 to December 31
    A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House: Charles Dickens in New York, 1867

    Sunday, October 31, 6 p.m.
    Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt
    In-Person Concert by the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society

    Click here for our full Calendar of Events.

  • We Are Open!

    Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
    Take a Guided Tour, 12 p.m.
    Visit five floors of period rooms, as well as the rear garden, with one of our knowledgeable guides. 60-75 minutes. $20, FREE for MHM Members.

    Visit at Your Own Pace, 1 to 5 p.m.
    Our self-guided tour booklet will lead you through five floors of period rooms, as well as the rear garden. Docents are available to answer questions. $15, FREE for MHM Members.

    As mandated by NYC, proof of vaccination is required to visit the Merchant's House. Masks are also required for all visitors.
    Click here for tickets, and tour policies and COVID safety protocol.