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The Museum of the City of New York's beautifully renovated landmark building on Fifth Avenue's iconic Museum Mile is the perfect venue for weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, corporate events, fundraisers, holiday parties, and more. Listed as a top Wedding venue in NYC, our award-winning Museum has been featured in the Knot, NY Magazine, Carats and Cake, Style me Pretty and much more!

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To receive more information on holding an event at the Museum or to schedule a tour of our spaces, please fill out our online inquiry form for further information on pricing and availability.

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Events Overview

View the Museum’s event spaces here

Host An Event

Guests entering the Museum from Fifth Avenue step into the beautiful Rotunda, the highlight of our grand Georgian-style mansion. A stunning marble staircase leads to the second floor where a reception hall, complete with French doors, overlooks Central Park. The front courtyard and back terrace are delightful in the summer months and can be tented in any season.

  • Private viewings of special exhibitions enhance all occasions.
  • In addition to the images featured on this page, additional photographs of our events can be viewed on the Events Flickr page.

To receive more information on holding an event at the Museum or to schedule a tour of our spaces, please contact the Museum's Event Sales Department, at 917.492.3402, or by email at events@mcny.org.

Weddings

The Museum of the City of New York is the dream location for your wedding. Entering the Museum from Fifth Avenue, guests step into the beautiful Rotunda, the highlight of our grand Georgian-style mansion. A floating marble staircase leads to the elegant second floor Marble Court, noted for its floor to ceiling French doors, overlooking Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Dance the night away under the stunning contemporary light sculpture, Starlight, which frames the Museum’s Rotunda. The Museum's distinguished, wood-paneled boardroom serves as a wedding suite available for your use throughout the day and evening.

Visit our photo album here!

See our featured listing on the Knot

Corporate and Non-Profit Functions

Whether it is your firm’s anniversary dinner, a fundraising gala, a tour for summer associates, or a holiday party, the Museum of the City of New York will exceed your expectations. The beautiful setting, and engaging exhibitions will wow your guests.

Past clients include: Citi, J.P. Morgan, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Duval and Stachenfeld, the New York Times, the Women’s Foundation, DOROT, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Transportation Alternatives, Mount Sinai, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, Nike, Kramer Levin, Promontory Financial, York Capital, and many more!

Location Shoots

The Museum of the City of New York is an ideal space for a location shoot. From its soaring galleries to its iconic Rotunda with marble staircase to beautiful outdoor terraces, the Museum is the perfect setting for television, movie, and still photography shoots.

For more information on film or photography shoots at the Museum, please contact the Museum's Event Sales Department at 917.492.3402 or by email at events@mcny.org.

Film Shoots, Fashion Shows, Concerts, and the Arts!

The Museum’s landmarked mansion is the perfect backdrop for film shoots, fashion shows, auctions, and other arts focused events.

Past film shoots have included CW’s Gossip Girl, NBC’s 30 Rock, CBS’ Madame Secretary, CBS’ Instinct, and more.

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