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

    Tuesday, July 13, 5:30 p.m.
    NY Adventure Club Presents: Old New York’s Best-Preserved Home
    With Museum Historian Ann Haddad

    Wednesday, July 14, 7 p.m.
    An Interior Designer’s Perspective: Life, Customs, and Style in Mid-19th Century New York
    With interior designer and MHM volunteer docent Dennis McAvena

    Thursday, July 15, 6 p.m.
    Book Talk: Amy Sohn’s “The Man Who Hated Women: Sex, Censorship, and Civil Liberties in the Gilded Age”
    Co-hosted by Village Preservation

    Wednesday, July 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    What the Architecture of an 1832 Landmark Can Tell Us: An Up-Close and Personal Virtual Tour
    With board member Anthony Bellov & special guest Michael Devonshire

    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.

    Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m.
    Summer Evenings in the Garden
    Come for a self-guided tour, and enjoy a glass of wine in our 19th century garden in bloom. $15, FREE for MHM Members.

    For the continued safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, masks are still required, regardless of vaccination status.
    Click here for tickets, and tour policies and COVID safety protocol.