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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 (65+), 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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    Live or work in the neighborhood? Visit for FREE with our "I’m a Neighbor" admission.

    We also offer free admission to these affiliates.

    Where We Are

    Museum of the City of New York

    1220 Fifth Avenue @ 103rd St.
    Ramp access @ 104th St.
    New York, NY 10029


    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

    Citi Bike to Fifth Ave @ 103rd St.

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    At The Museum

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    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. 


    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 Museum strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities.

    • Ramp access is available on East 104th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues.
    • The wheelchair lift in Ronay Menschel Hall can accommodate manual and motorized wheelchairs (max. capacity 500 lbs.).
    • Wheelchairs are available for visitor use free of charge (subject to availability).
    • All exhibition videos are open captioned. 
    • Assistive listening devices are available for Timescapes and programs in Ronay Menschel Hall.
    • Sign language interpretation and specialized descriptive tours are available upon advance request.
    • Noise reduction headphones are available for visitor use free of charge (subject to availability).
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