Venture into one of the premier art institutions that this world has to offer. Breath-taking exhibits are always on display at the Brooklyn Museum.

Measuring around 560,000 square feet, the Brooklyn Museum is the second largest art museum in the United States. That means you'll have plenty of space to explore during your visit. The museum features a massive collection of over 1.5 million objects displayed throughout the five floors. The pieces featured in the Brooklyn Museum range from Ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary paintings and sculptures that are influenced by many cultures around the world. You'll also have the opportunity to view works by some of the world's most celebrated artists such as Norman Rockwell, Mark Rothko, Georgia O'Keeffe and many more.

Highlights


Exhibits
Throughout the year, brilliant and moving exhibits are displayed at the Brooklyn Museum and will cycle out after a given period of time. You can expect to see many different artistic elements drawn together and implemented into the many pieces. There is a wide variety of styles to view at the Brooklyn Museum from young and upcoming artists to household names. Each floor in the exhibit features different collections that take you on a journey to different cities and eras.

Late Thursdays
One of the great things about the Brooklyn Museum is the fact that they stay opened later on Thursdays. You can visit the museum until 10pm so it allows you to fit in a few more attractions early in the day and you won't be in such a rush knowing that you have some extra time to explore the museum.

First Saturdays
On the first Saturday of each month, the museum holds a free party. Visitors are able to roam the museum and view the galleries while music is provided by some of the best DJ's and performers in the city.

Did You Know

  • While designing the Brooklyn Museum, the historic architectural firm McKim, Mead & White planned for it to become the largest art museum in the world.

  • The museum once held its own art school. From 1930 to 1985, the Brooklyn Museum's educational department conducted lectures/classes for their students.

How To Get There

  • 2, 3 to Easter Parkway (Brooklyn Museum) station.

Making The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entrance to the Brooklyn Museum is normally $16.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 90 attractions in New York City.


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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 10pm
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 8pm; Open until 11pm on First Saturday of the month (except September)
Sunday 11am - 6pm
Last Admission: Galleries are cleared 15 minutes prior to closing

Closed:

Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Address:

200 Eastern Parkway, (at Washington Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11238

Telephone:

718 638-5000