New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.
Plants with human bodies that throw parties called mandrakes. All-powerful wands modeled after sinewy snakes. A ferocious dog with three heads aptly named “Fluffy.” Hanging around inside J.K. Rowling’s head could be fun, mystifying and maybe even downright dangerous. Rowling’s sketches — of her Harry Potter characters, fantastical creatures and spells — are on display […]
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New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024