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

    Friday, September 24, 6 p.m.
    “Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled” – Artist Talk & Reading
    This program is made possible by a generous grant from the New York City Artist Corps.

    Tuesday, September 28, 6:30 p.m.
    In the Spirit of Science: Researching the Paranormal Using the Scientific Method

    Wednesday, October 13, 6 p.m.
    Haunted History: Spirits of the Merchant’s House, Past & Present
    A Virtual Ghost Tour and Q&A

    Tuesday, October 19, 6 p.m.
    ‘Death Cannot Make Our Souls Afraid’: 19th Century Mourning Customs
    A Virtual Talk with Museum Historian Ann Haddad

    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.