• Collections Portal

    Explore the more than 125,000 images from the City Museum’s collections made available through our ongoing digitization projects.

  • About the collections

    Delve into the City Museum’s collections through online exhibitions and insightful blog posts by members of the Collections staff.

  • Collections Blog

    As members of the collections staff go about their day-to-day duties digitizing, cataloging, and processing the vast collections of photographs, prints, and other works on paper depicting the changing city over time, they often come across items that especially pique their curiosity and spark their interest. Discover some of the stories behind the objects that are being digitized and get an advance look at the material before it is even available on the Collections Portal.

  • Rights and Reproductions/Licensing

    Images from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York can be ordered as decorative prints or can be licensed for personal, scholarly, or commercial use. Objects and images from the collections may also be licensed for commercial products.

  • Research Policies

    Information on accessing the City Museum's collections, including policies, contact information, and schedules.