• coney island museum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: coney island | space type: museum & performance venue | active …

  • waterfront museum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: coney island | space type: nonprofit museum | active since: 1985 …

  • brooklyn historical society

    space type: museum, nonprofit | neighborhood: brooklyn heights | active since: 1863 | links: website, facebook, twitter The Brooklyn Historical Society is definitely a bit more conventional than the spaces I usually cover here. But this is a …

  • city reliquary

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: micro-museum | active since: 2002 | links: website, facebook, twitter, tumblr I’ve loved City Reliquary for years. It’s right on Metropolitan Ave., and I pass by it at least once a month, …

  • micro museum

    neighborhood: downtown brooklyn | space type: art & events | active since: 1986 | links: website, blog, twitter I found out about the Micro Museum by accident—I was checking the directions to go somewhere else in the neighborhood, …

  • proteus gowanus

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: museum & events | active since: summer 2005 | links: website, facebook The first time I went to Proteus Gowanus, I couldn’t find it. I walked around and around the block, checking and re-checking …