Explore New York's past, present, and future through the City Museum's exhibitions. Admission to all special exhibitions is included in your General Admission ticket.

  • Mar 10, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015

    Soundscape New York

    This immersive audiovisual installation transports visitors to iconic New York City buildings.

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  • Feb 25, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

    Everything is Design

    The Work of Paul Rand.

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  • Oct 22, 2014 - Mar 30, 2015

    Letters to Afar: By Péter Forgács, music by the Klezmatics

    An immersive video art installation based on home movies made by NYC's Jewish immigrants, co-presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

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  • Ongoing

    Gilded New York

    Explore this newly-refurbished gallery featuring additional decorative objects, accessories, and costumes from the Gilded Age.

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  • Ongoing

    Timescapes

    Watch the history of New York City unfold over three screens and 22 minutes.

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  • Ongoing

    Activist New York

    Immerse yourself in the drama of social activism in New York City, past and present, on issues as diverse as historic preservation, civil rights, wages, and sexual orientation.

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  • Ongoing

    Also on View

    A series of smaller exhibitions—some rotating, others permanent—round out the visitor experience at the City Museum.

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