Special Access Inside The NY Academy of Medicine’s Rare Book Library

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Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive, after-hours tour of the Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine, one of the most significant historical libraries in medicine and public health in the world, safeguarding the heritage of medicine to inform the future of health.

Led by the Rare Book Room’s librarian, our special experience will include:


  • The history and story behind the historic New York Academy of Medicine building and organization
  • Special access inside the Rare Book Room, which features 32,000 rare books and manuscripts
  • A look at pieces from the collection, which is full of surprises — rare books about cookery, botany, natural history, and anatomy are just a sampling of the items that will be on display during this intimate tour.
  • A surprise piece from the collection that comes directly from President George Washington


Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits to the New York Academy of Medicine Rare Book Library!


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Date: Thu, May 18
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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New York Academy of Medicine (Entrance on 103rd St)

1216 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029 United States

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