This Is New York

In honor of the Museum’s centennial, this exhibition, which spans a full city block, is organized around the types of urban spaces where the stories of New York are told.

City of Faith

Look under the surface of New York’s image as a secular city and discover the complex and often surprising relationships that connect religion to public space.

New York at Its Core

What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.

People, Place, and Influence

Delve into the founding mission for the Museum by highlighting key aspects of this unique collection.

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

It's time for the annual Great Borough Bake-off! We invited bakeries and bakers from each borough to design New York City-inspired gingerbread creations.

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MCNY City As Canvas Collection

Introducing The Museum of the City of New York's street art inspired lifestyle collection: City as Canvas – a new line of apparel, accessories, and​ gifts.

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Join today to get closer to the city you love with free admission, invitations to special events, and great discounts.

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Since 1923, the Museum of the City of New York has been here to document New York’s stories and celebrate our greatest moments of reinvention.

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Host an Event

The Museum’s beautiful spaces are perfect for non-profit fundraisers, corporate events, weddings, film shoots, and more!

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Private & Group Experiences

A personalized, interactive visit to the Museum’s exhibitions. Perfect for a family trip, or as custom experiences for groups.

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