Bayside Historical Society is currently open for public events, private rentals, and film shoots. Please contact us at 718-352-1548 or info@baysidehistorical.org if you would like to make an appointment to visit the Castle for any other business reason.

Exhibits

Changing and permanent exhibits stimulate interest in the history and culture of northeast Queens. Many materials used are culled from the archival collection, and encourage conversation and inquiry.

Events

 

Performances, lectures, activities, social gatherings, family programs, and local events engage visitors at the Castle, and cultivate appreciation for our area’s historic and cultural resources.

Education

 

On field trips to the Castle, students are encouraged to think like historians as they interact with artifacts and documents from our collection and participate in fun, grade-appropriate activities.

Archives

 

BHS offers researchers of all ages public access to its extensive repository of archival materials that document the history and heritage of the communities of Bayside and Northeast Queens.

Community Activities

 

From meet-and-greet nights for local politicians to neighborhood walking tours, weekly yoga classes, and volunteer opportunities to clean up and beautify our natural resources, BHS helps bring our community together in friendship and stewardship. 

Community Events
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Cultural Diversity

 

Bayside Historical Society explores and celebrates the cultural diversity of our town. Learn more about the experiences of immigrants in Bayside, through oral histories, cultural celebrations, dance and music performances, and a selection of student artwork.

Private Parties

 

The Castle is available for private rental. With a variety of beautiful spaces and rooms available for your exclusive use, the Castle is the ideal location for weddings, sweet sixteens, family celebrations, birthday and anniversary parties, reunions, and other special events.

Private Events
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