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Open:   Mon-Fri 10-5  |  Sat-Sun 10-6        

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day


Suggested Admission

Ticket TypeCost
Seniors (65+)$14 with I.D.
Students$14 with I.D.
Ages 19 and underFree*


*Except groups. Group admission for visitors ages 19 and under is $5. CUNY is $5.

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Required Group Admission

All groups of over 10 people must have a reservation.

Private & Group Experience — Arrange an engaging guided tour for an immersive and intimate experience. See our current experiences. 

K-12 Student Groups / Field Trips — We are currently offering both in-person and virtual field trips for K-12 students. Advance reservations are required. Please visit our Field Trips page for more information. 

Self-Guided Group Visits (not K-12) — A reservation is required for any group of over 10 people looking to do a self-guided visit.  Please e-mail

Have a question before your visit? Learn more on the FAQ page.

Where We Are

Museum of the City of New York

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

Get Directions


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.

Parking Around the Museum

Find & book a parking spot near the Museum with ParkWhiz and Icon Parking.

ParkWhiz1559 Lexington Avenue21 E. 110th Street124 E. 98th Street

Icon Parking12-14 E. 107th Street

At the Museum


The Museum of the City of New York provides specialized resources to support and enhance the experience of all visitors, including those with disabilities, their peers, and families. 

Private & Group Experiences

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

What's On

What's On

See our schedule of family programs, lectures, film screenings and more.

Museum Shop

Browse our online store for books, jewelry, artwork, exhibition-related items, unique gifts, and all things New York City.

Explore Our Neighborhood

Central Park

Visit Central Park’s formal garden, just across Fifth Avenue.

East Harlem

Commonly known as “El Barrio,” East Harlem has a strong Latin, Caribbean and African American presence. That influence is reflected in the neighborhood’s cultural institutions, shops and restaurants. 

The Africa Center

Engage with the stories of contemporary Africa at The Africa Center, at 5th Ave and 109th Street. 

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