American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society



ANS at 75 Varick St.



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Update:

After a highly successful ten year run, the ANS exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Drachmas Doubloons and Dollars: The History of Money, closed on September 28, 2012

Visiting the American Numismatic Society

Facilities
The ANS contains America's most comprehensive collection of coins, medals and paper currency from every part of the globe. In October, 2008 The American Numismatic Society opened its new headquarters at 75 Varick Street (at the Corner of Canal Street). There are educational and research facilities available to international scholars, students and the general public who are interested in studying coins, medals and other treasures in the Society's superb collection. The headquarters encompasses the world's largest numismatic library.

The Collection
Monday - Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm. To conduct research in the collection please make an appointment with a curator or the collections manager (staff directory).
Members: Free. government photo ID required.
Non-members: US$10 per day. Letter of reference and photo ID required.
Students with valid student ID: free

The Library
Monday - Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm. Calling ahead to set an appointment would be appreciated; Call 212-571-4470 x170
or email library@numismatics.org
Members: Free. government photo ID required.
Non-members: US$10 per day. Government photo ID required.
Students with valid student ID: free

The Archives
The ANS Archives are open by appointment with the Archivist. For more information see the Archives Research page.
Members: Free. government photo ID required.
Non-members: US$10 per day. Government photo ID required.
Students with valid student ID: free

Exhibitions
The ANS headquarters features revolving exhibits. The exhibits are generally open Monday-Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm except bank holidays. For more information about these rotating exhibits, please visit the - Exhibits page or call 212-571-4470.
Admission: Free to all

Lectures
Evening lectures generally commence at 6pm, with a reception from 5.30pm. Members: Free
Non-members: US $10. Government photo ID required
Students with valid student ID: free

Mailing Address
American Numismatic Society
75 Varick Street, 11th floor
New York, NY 10013

Tel: 212 571 4470
Fax: 212 571 4479

Map of surrounding area

Public Transportation: The ANS is near the Canal St. stations of the A,C,E, and 1 subway lines. The M20, M6, M1 busses pass nearby.