The New-York Historical Society is an American history museum and library located in New York City at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. History buffs will love this Upper West Side institution. It’s the oldest museum in New York City which has been built in 1804. The New-York Historical Society features more than 1.6 million works that explore the rich history of the city and the country, including exhibits, art and historical artifacts. More than three million books, newspapers, maps, photographs can be found in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library. There also have opportunity to enjoy lunch or dinner at Storico, an Italian Starr restaurant, or grab a java at Parliament Espresso and Coffee Bar.