Update

Welcome back! New-York Historical is now open for visitors. Book your timed-entry tickets. And reserve separate, timed-entry tickets for our free, outdoor exhibition Hope Wanted in the rear courtyard.

Virtual Presentations
“The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Brooklyn Bridge” Virtual Presentation
Tue, June 16th, 2020 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | $10 (Free for Members)

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer your questions and walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.  

EVENT DETAILS

Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was hailed as “the eighth wonder of the world.” This interactive, docent-led presentation explores the amazing history of the bridge’s construction and the heroic and sometimes tragic stories of the men and women who made it possible. Discover how the bridge’s construction helped lead to the consolidation of New York and how old world engineering know-how and modern industrial innovation came together to complete the project.

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.

After you register, a member of the New-York Historical staff will send you an email before the event to provide instructions on how to join the virtual presentation.

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