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A museum with a wealth of historic and significant exhibits. Definitely worth allocating at least an hour to enjoy this. Staff are helpful too and the library is memorable. There is a shop but not a cafe.
I attended a professional development here (as a teacher) and was enthralled by the space and the exhibition on abolition. I then brought my students on a tour of the exhibit and was even more impressed with the warmth, cordiality, and expertise of the tour...More
This is a beautiful building hidden in the midst of the Brooklyn brownstones - a place of peace and information and learning. The library is amazing - such a style of old fashioned book appreciation. There is a small exhibition to wet your appetite which...More
Take the stairs or the elevator to the roof and you can see the skyline of Manhattan and so much more. The nearby garden is delightful in the summer and the carousel around the corner is a classic. The museum itself was closed, but the...More
I found the DUMBO branch by accident and found it interactive and kid-friendly. The display is small so I asked and the staff gave me directions to the main branch, a 10 minute walk into the Heights. Inexpensive and the museum deals with different aspects...More
I thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon wandering the halls and rooms of this lovely place. Very educational and you get a real sense of what life was like for all the people that first populated the Brooklyn area. There is a second site at Dumbo you...More