schedules & admissions highlights

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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo: Alex Lopez

Schedules & Admissions Highlights

Schedules and admission prices can change, so call ahead to confirm. Also note that some institutions charge extra for major shows. Students and seniors entitled to reduced entry fees should come prepared with ID. Many museums have discounted or free admission for members.

Alphabetize: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

9/11 Memorial & Museum

212-266-5211
180 Greenwich St. (bet. Cortlandt and Vesey Sts.)    

Museum admission: $24; seniors, $18; children 7–17, $15

 

American Folk Art Museum

212-595-9533

2 Lincoln Square (bet. 65th and 66th Sts.)

 

Admission: free

 

American Museum of Natural History

212-769-5100

Central Park West (at West 79th Street)

 

Closed: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested admission: $22; seniors/students, $17; children 2–12, $12.50.

 

Asia Society and Museum

212-288-6400

725 Park Ave. (at E. 70th St.)

 

Closed: Mondays and federal holidays

Admission: $12; seniors, $10; students, $7; under 16, free

Pay what you wish: Friday from 6 to 9pm (September to June) 

 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

718-681-6000

1040 Grand Concourse (at E. 165th St.)

 

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: free

 

Bronx Zoo

718-367-1010 or 718-220-5100

Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road

 

Closed: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $19.95; seniors, $17.95; children 3–12, $12.95; under 2, free

Pay what you wish: Wednesday (excluding special exhibitions/rides)

 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

718-623-7200

990 Washington Ave. (bet. Crown and Montgomery Sts.)

 

Closed: Monday (except federal holidays)

Admission: $12; seniors/students, $6; under 12, free

Free: Tuesdays, Saturdays from 10am to noon (excluding major public programs) and weekdays November to February

 

Brooklyn Children's Museum

718-735-4400

145 Brooklyn Ave. (at St. Marks Ave.)

Closed: Mondays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

admission: $11

Free: Thursdays 2 to 6pm

 

Brooklyn Museum

718-638-5000

200 Eastern Pkwy. (at Washington Ave.)

 

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested admission: $16; seniors/students, $10; under 20, free

Target-sponsored free admission: First Saturday of each month (except September) from 5 to 11pm

 

Children's Museum of Manhattan

212-721-1223

212 W. 83rd St. (bet. Broadway and Amsterdam Ave.)

 

Closed: Mondays, New Year's Day, Annual Fall Spruce-Up (varies), Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $12; seniors, $8; under 1, free

Target-sponsored free admission: First Friday of each month from 5 to 8pm

 

The Cloisters Museum & Gardens

212-923-3700

Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive

 

Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested admission: $25; seniors, $17; students, $12; under 12, free. (Admission includes same-day entry to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

 

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

212-849-8400

2 E. 91st St. (at Fifth Ave.)

 

Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $18; seniors, $12; students, $9; under 19, free

Pay what you wish: Saturdays from 6 to 9pm

 

El Museo del Barrio

212-831-7272

1230 Fifth Ave. (bet. E. 104th and E. 105th Sts.)

 

Closed: Sundays, Mondays, New Year's Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested dmission: $9; seniors/students, $5; under 13, free

Free: Wednesday (for seniors), third Saturdays  

 

The Frick Collection

212-288-0700

1 E. 70th St. (at Fifth Ave.)

 

Closed: Mondays

Admission: $20; seniors, $15; students, $10; under 10 not admitted

Pay what you wish: Sunday from 11am to 1pm

 

Guggenheim Museum, Solomon R.

212-423-3500

1071 Fifth Ave. (bet. E. 88th and E. 89th Sts.)

 

Closed: Thursdays

Admission: $25; seniors/students, $18; under 12, free

Pay what you wish: Saturday from 5:45 to 7:45pm; refreshments available

 

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

877-957-SHIP (7447)

Pier 86 (Twelfth Avenue and West 46th Street)

 

Closed: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $24; seniors (62+)/college students (with ID), $20; children 7–17, $19; veterans, $17; children 3–6, $12; under 3 and active-duty/retired military, free. Additional charge to view the Space Shuttle Pavilion: $7; children 7–17, $5; children 3–6, $5; under 3 and active-duty/retired military, free

 

Japan Society

212-715-1255

333 E. 47th St. (bet. First and Second Aves.)

 

Closed: Mondays (gallery)

Admission: $12; seniors/students, $10; under 16, free

 

The Jewish Museum

212-423-3200

1109 Fifth Ave. (at E. 92nd St.)

 

Closed: Wednesdays, major Jewish holidays, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Thanksgiving Day

Admission: $15; seniors, $12; students, $7.50; under 19, free

Pay what you wish: Thursday evenings 5–8pm; Saturdays (free)

 

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

212-431-0233

103 Orchard St. (at Delancey St.)

 

Admission: $25; seniors/students, $20; under 5, free; discount rates for combination tours

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

212-535-7710

1000 Fifth Ave. (at E. 82nd St.)

 

Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and the first Monday in May

Suggested admission: $25; seniors, $17; students, $12; under 12. Free to members and children under 12 with an adult. (Admission includes same-day entry to The Cloisters Museum & Gardens.)

 

MoMA PS1

718-784-2084

22-25 Jackson Ave. (at 46th Ave.)

 

Closed: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

admission: $10; seniors/students, $5

Free: with Museum of Modern Art admission ticket dated within 14 days or for NYC residents
Summer Saturday Warm Up music events until 9pm: admission, $10; refreshments available

 

The Morgan Library & Museum

212-685-0008

225 Madison Ave. (bet. E. 36th and E. 37th Sts.)

 

Closed: Mondays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $18; seniors/students/kids 13–16, $12; under 13, free

Pay what you wish: Friday from 7 to 9pm; McKim rooms free Tuesday from 3 to 5pm and Sunday from 4 to 6pm

 

Museum of Arts and Design

212-299-7777

2 Columbus Circle (bet Eighth Ave. and Broadway)

 

Closed: Mondays

Admission: $16; seniors, $14; students, $12; 18 and under, free

Pay what you wish: Thursday from 6 to 9pm; refreshments available

 

Museum of Chinese in America

212-619-4785

215 Centre St. (bet. Grand and Howard Sts.)

 

Closed: Mondays

Admission: $10; seniors/students (with ID), $5; under 12, free

Target-sponsored free admission: first Thursday of the month

 

Museum at Eldridge Street

212-219-0888

12 Eldridge St. (bet. Canal and Division Sts.)

 

Closed: Saturdays and major national and Jewish holidays

admission: $14; seniors/students, $10; children 5–17, $8; under 5, free

Pay what you wish on Mondays (for admission of groups up to six members)

 

Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

646-437-4202

36 Battery Place (at 1st Place)

 

Closed: Saturday, Jewish holidays and Thanksgiving Day

admission: $12; seniors, $10; students, $7; under 13, free

Pay-what-you-wish: Wednesday from 4 to 8pm; refreshments available

 

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

212-708-9400

11 W. 53rd St. (bet. Fifth and Sixth Aves.)

suggested admission: $20; seniors, $16; students, $12; 16 and under, free

Uniqlo-sponsored free admission: Friday from 4 to 8pm; refreshments available

 

Museum of the City of New York

212-534-1672

1220 Fifth Ave. (bet. E. 103rd and E. 104th Sts.)

 

Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested admission: $14; seniors/students, $10; under 20, free

 

National Museum of the American Indian

212-514-3700

1 Bowling Green (at Broadway and Battery Place)

 

Closed: Christmas Day

Admission: free

 

New Museum

212-219-1222

235 Bowery (bet. Stanton and Rivington Sts.)

 

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays

admission: $16; seniors, $14; students, $10; under 19, free

Free: Thursdays from 7 to 9pm  

 

New York Aquarium

718-265-3474

602 Surf Ave. (at W. 8th St.)

 

Admission: ages 3 and up, $11.95; under 3, free

Pay what you wish: Fridays after 3pm

 

New York Botanical Garden

718-817-8700

Bronx River Parkway (at Fordham Road)

 

Closed: Mondays (except federal holidays)

Admission: $20 ($25 on weekends); seniors/students, $18 ($22 on weekends); under 12, $8 ($10 on weekends); under 2, free

Free: All day Wednesday and Saturdays from 9 to 10am (grounds only)

 

New York Hall of Science

718-699-0005

47-01 111th St. (at 49th Ave.)

 

Closed: Mondays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $15; students/seniors/kids 2–17, $8

Pay what you wish: Fridays from 2 to 5pm and Sundays from 10 to 11am

 

New-York Historical Society

212-873-3400

170 Central Park West (bet. W. 76th and W. 77th Sts.)

 

Closed: Mondays

admission: $20; seniors/educators, $15; students, $12; kids 5–13, $6; under 5, free

Pay what you wish: Fridays from 6 to 8pm

 

New York Transit Museum

718-694-1600

Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street

 

Closed: Mondays and major holidays

admission: $7; seniors (62+) and children 2–17, $5; under 2, free

Pay what you wish: Wednesdays (for seniors)

 

The Noguchi Museum

718-204-7088

9-01 33rd Rd. (bet. Vernon Blvd. and 10th St.)

 

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays

admission: $10; seniors/students, $5; under 12, free

Free: First Friday of each month

 

Queens Museum

718-592-9700

49th Avenue and 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

 

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Suggested donation: $8; seniors, $4; under 19 and students of New York colleges and universities, free

Rubin Museum of Art

212-620-5000

150 W. 17th St. (bet. Sixth and Seventh Aves.)

 

Closed: Tuesdays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: $15; students/seniors, $10; under 13, free  

Pay what you wish: Fridays 6-10pm (everyone), first Monday of the month (seniors)

 

The Skyscraper Museum

212-968-1961

39 Battery Place (at West St.)

 

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays

Admission: $5; seniors/students, $2.50

 

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

718-448-2500

1000 Richmond Terrace (at Tysen St.)

 

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays and first three months of 2016 (Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art), Mondays and Tuesdays, December through April (Chinese Scholar's Garden)

Admission for galleries and garden tours: $6; seniors/students, $5; children 3–12, $3; under 3, free

 

South Street Seaport Museum

212-748-8725

12 Fulton St. (bet. Front and South Sts.)

 

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays

Admission: Varied

 

Staten Island Museum

718-727-1135

75 Stuyvesant Place (at Wall St.), St. George; 1000 Richmond Terrace (at Tysen St.), Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden 

 

Closed: federal holidays

Admission: $5; seniors/students, $3; under 13, free

Pay what you wish: Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 2pm

 

Statue of Liberty National Monument | Ellis Island Immigration Museum

212-363-3200

Liberty Island | Ellis Island

 

Closed: Christmas Day

Admission: free, except ferry fees ($18; seniors, $14; kids 4–12, $9) and an optional $3 crown-access fee 

 

The Studio Museum in Harlem

212-864-4500

144 W. 125th St. (bet. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Malcolm X Blvds.)

 

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays and federal holidays

Admission: $7; seniors/students, $3; under 12, free

Target-sponsored free admission: Sundays

 

Wave Hill

718-549-3200

W. 249th St. (at Independence Ave.)

 

Closed: Monday (except federal holidays)

Admission: $8; seniors/students, $4; kids 6 and older, $2; under 6, free

Free: Tuesdays all day and Saturdays from 9am to noon

 

Whitney Museum of American Art

212-570-3600

99 Gansevoort St. (bet. Washington St. and Tenth Ave.)

 

Closed: Tuesdays

Admission:
$22; seniors/students, $18; ages 18 and under, free

Pay what you wish: Fridays from 7 to 10pm 

 

 

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