The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation.

Hours and Admission

Hours and Admissions

Museum of City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)
New York, NY 10029
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212-534-1672
info@mcny.org

The Museum and Museum Store are open seven days a week from 10:00 am–6:00 pm.
Chalsty’s Café is open daily
from 10:00 am–5:00 pm.

The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Suggested Admission
Adults: $14
Seniors, students: $10 (with I.D.)
Self-guided K–12 student groups: $5/person
Ages 19 and under: Free
Members: Free

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Click here to learn about the Museum’s "I’m a Neighbor" policy.

For a list of affiliates who receive free admission, click here.

Directions

By bus:
M1, M2, M3, M4 or M106 to 104th Street.

By subway:
Please Note: The uptown platform of the 103rd St. #6 train station is closed for renovations until June 2016. Please use the 110th or 96th Sts. #6 stops as alternatives.

#6 Lexington Ave. train to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west; #2 or #3 train to Central Park North/110th Street, walk one block east to Fifth Ave., then south to 104th St.

Ramp access is available at our 103rd St. entrance between Fifth and Madison Aves.

Nearby Public Parking Garages:
107th St. between Fifth and Madison Aves.
105th St. and Madison Ave.
97th St. and Third Ave.
95th St. and Third Ave.
95th St. between Third and Lexington Aves.

Nearby Accommodations:
The Hotel Wales is a boutique hotel located a short walk from the Museum. The hotel offers a Museum of the City of New York Package, featuring complimentary tickets, lunch at Chalsty’s Café, and more.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

There's always something happening at the
City Museum!

From special tours to hands-on activities and workshops, the Museum offers a variety of fun and educational Family Programs.

Museum Tours are a great way to enhance your Museum experience; join a free, docent-led public tour or schedule a special guided tour for your group.

Our Calendar of Events offers a full schedule of lively and diverse public programs, as well as special programs for families and for educators.

Learn about the past, present, and future of New York City through our ongoing and special Exhibitions.

Special 2x1 offer: With your admission to the City Museum, you can gain FREE entrance to El Museo del Barrio, located just 1 block north. For more info on our neighbors, visit their website.

Download our map to help you make the most of your day at the Museum.