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  • 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St., Open Daily 10am–6pm


    Open daily from 10am - 6pm

    Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day,
    and New Year’s Day.

    Suggested Admission

    Seniors, students
    $12 with I.D.
    Ages 19 and under

    Required Admission

    Group Tours
    Self-guided k-12 student groups
    $5 per person.
    Reservations required. Please email
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    Where We Are

    Museum of the City of New York

    1220 Fifth Avenue @ 103rd Street
    New York, NY 10029
    212-534-1672 —

    By Walking

    Walk one block East to Fifth Avenue, then South to 104th St.

    By Bus

    • M1
    • M2
    • M3
    • M4
    • M106

    to 104th St.

    By Subway

    • 6

    Lexington Ave. train to 103rd St., walk 3 blocks West

    • 2
    • 3

    Train to Central Park North / 110th St. Walk one block East to Fifth Ave., then South to 104th St.

    By Bike

    New! Citibike to Madison Ave and E 106th.

    Explore Our Neighborhood

    At The Museum


    Free WiFi access is now available throughout the building as well as on the Front Terrace.


    Feel free to text, tweet, and share what you see during your visit. As a courtesy to other visitors, please set your phone to vibrate and take all voice calls outside of the galleries.


    Still photography for personal, noncommercial use is permitted unless otherwise noted. Tripods, selfie sticks, and flash photography are not permitted.


    Pencils, sketchbooks, and notebooks are permitted. However, pens, paints, and easels are not permitted.

    Coat Check

    The Museum offers free coat check during regular Museum hours on the Ground Floor. Checked items must be retrieved before the Museum closes. Suitcases and luggage are not accepted at coat check. 

    Stroller/Bag Check

    Visitors may check items in the self-check lockers on the ground floor, and you may be required to store oversized items, like large strollers. Single strollers are permitted in the galleries, at the discretion of gallery guards. The Museum will not hold or store luggage. All bags are subject to inspection.

    The City Museum strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities. Ramp access is available on 104th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues. All exhibition videos are open captioned. Sign language interpretation and specialized descriptive tours are available upon advanced request. Please email for more information.

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