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New York City's Historic House Museums
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

1. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

7.3
895 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY
Museo di storia · 12 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Mayor Fiorello La Guardia lived here in the summer of 1936, when an unusually bad heat wave drove him out of City Hall. He directed the city’s business from the basement until the weather cooled off.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

2. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

9.0
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
Museo di storia · Fordham Manor · 14 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: It might not be your vision of Wayne Manor, but the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage is Batman’s real birthplace. His creators thought up the caped crusader while sitting on a bench outside the cottage.

Lefferts Historic House Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

3. Lefferts Historic House Museum

8.0
95 Prospect Park W (at Prospect Park), Brooklyn, NY
Museo di storia · Prospect Park · 11 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The Lefferts family gave this house to the city in 1917, when they realized that similar family farms in Brooklyn were rapidly disappearing.

Old Stone House is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

4. Old Stone House

7.7
336 3rd St (btwn 4th & 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Museo di storia · Central Slope · 16 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: During the Battle of Brooklyn, 260 Maryland troops held off more than 2,000 British soldiers so that the rest of the Continental Army could retreat over the Gowanus. Less than a dozen survived.

Gracie Mansion is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

5. Gracie Mansion

8.8
E 88th St (at E End Ave), New York, NY
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Yorkville · 58 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: In 1801, Alexander Hamilton called a meeting of fellow Federalists here, in order to raise money to publish the newspaper now known as the New York Post.

Little Red Lighthouse is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

6. Little Red Lighthouse

9.3
Fort Washington Park (George Washington Bridge), New York, NY
Faro · Hudson Heights · 46 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The lighthouse was set to be demolished in 1951 until a nationwide campaign saved it, powered by thousands of children who loved the book The Little Red Lighthouse.

Morris Jumel Mansion is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

7. Morris Jumel Mansion

8.0
65 Jumel Ter (btwn 160th &162nd St), New York, NY
Museo di storia · Washington Heights · 16 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Aaron Burr, best known for killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel, lived here during his brief marriage to Eliza Jumel, who ended it when she realized he was losing her money in land speculations.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

8. Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

8.3
Central Park West Side at 79th Street (at 79th Street), New York, NY
Teatro · Central Park · 9 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The Theater was shipped over from Sweden as part of that nation’s exhibit for the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

Queens County Farm Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

9. Queens County Farm Museum

8.3
7350 Little Neck Pkwy (btwn 73rd Rd & 74th Ave), Floral Park, NY
Museo · Glen Oaks · 55 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: In the late 1920’s the farm was sold to a local hospital that used it to provide occupational therapy for patients and to grow food for the hospital's meals.

Alice Austen House is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

10. Alice Austen House

7.8
2 Hylan Blvd (Edgewater St), Staten Island, NY
Museo d'arte · Rosebank · 18 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Alice Austen was not your typical Victorian woman. She traveled through NYC taking street photos, was Staten Island’s first female car owner, and lived with another woman for more then fifty years.

Historic Richmond Town is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

11. Historic Richmond Town

8.3
441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY
Museo di storia · Richmond Town · 23 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The buildings and actors here portray the area through several eras, beginning with a 1690s Dutch house that shows what life was like for the region’s earliest settlers, and going through the 1860s.

Seguine Mansion is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

12. Seguine Mansion

440 Seguine, Staten Island, NY
Sito storico · Prince's Bay · 1 consiglio

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Get a look at how the city’s rich were living in the 19th century. James Seguine, the house’s first owner, made his fortune in oyster harvesting and helped create the Staten Island Railroad Company.

Conference House Park is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

13. Conference House Park

9.1
7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Parco · Tottenville · 17 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: In 1776 British Admiral Howe called a peace conference here in an effort to end the revolution. The talks failed when Howe couldn’t offer independence, and the war lasted seven more years.

Lewis H. Latimer House Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

14. Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

34-41 137th St, Contea di Queens, NY
Sito storico · Flushing · 1 consiglio

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Lewis Latimer was the son of escaped slaves, and went on to become an important inventor and the only African-American member of Thomas Edison’s engineering division at the Edison Company.

King Manor is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

15. King Manor

150-3 Jamaica Ave. (150th St.), Queens, NY
Museo di storia · Jamaica · 4 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Rufus King, the house’s original inhabitant, was one of New York’s first senators, and used his political position to fight against the expansion of slavery.

Bowne House is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

16. Bowne House

3701 Bowne St, Contea di Queens, NY
Museo di storia · Downtown Flushing · 1 consiglio

NYC ParksNYC Parks: In 1662, this house was the setting for the first indoor meeting of the Quakers at a time when their religion was still prohibited by law.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

17. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

6.8
4881 Broadway (204th), New York, NY
Museo di storia · Inwood · 12 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: An exhibit on the first floor displays a trove of thousands of Revolutionary War artifacts found by a small group of amateur archaeologists in Northern Manhattan during the early 20th century.

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

18. Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

7.9
5816 Clarendon Rd (at Ralph Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Museo · East Flatbush · 6 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: This house was built in the 1650s by Pieter Wyckoff, an immigrant who served for six years as an indentured servant to pay off his transport from Europe.

Van Cortlandt House Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

19. Van Cortlandt House Museum

Van Cortlandt Park Broadway at W. 246th St. (W. 246th St.), Bronx, NY
Museo di storia · Van Cortlandt Park · 4 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: George Washington stayed in this house at least twice during the American Revolution.

Valentine Varian House is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

20. Valentine Varian House

3266 Bainbridge Ave (East 208th Street), Bronx, NY
Museo di storia · Norwood · 1 consiglio

NYC ParksNYC Parks: During the American Revolution, the Valentine-Varian House was so close to a series of battles that at various points it wound up occupied by Hessian, British, and American troops.

Merchant's House Museum is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

21. Merchant's House Museum

8.7
29 E 4th St (at Lafayette Street), New York, NY
Museo di storia · NoHo · 24 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Gertrude Tredwell lived her whole life here until her death at the age of 93, and her work to keep it and its furnishings preserved are the reason it offers such a perfect look at 19th century NYC.

Queens Historical Society is one of New York City's Historic House Museums.

22. Queens Historical Society

143-35 37th Ave (Bowne Street & Parsons Blvd), Contea di Queens, NY
Museo di storia · Downtown Flushing · 2 consigli e recensioni

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Among the Kingsland Homestead exhibits is one showcasing the impact of slavery on Queens and Long Island during the 19th century.