Explore New York City's leading Latino cultural institution and learn about the artistic landscape of minority cultures at El Museo del Barrio.

The museum features a wide range of notable exhibitions that combine the elements of film, performance art, visual art and even educational programs. Over 6,500 pieces exist in the museum's collection that has been growing since its establishment in 1969. When you visit El Museo del Barrio, you'll be introduced to the many artistic landscapes relating to the Latino culture and you will also understand the significance of the museum with its place along Museum Mile.


El Museo del Barrio has put together an amazing collection of art that highlights Puerto Rican artists from the founding community. Over the years, the collection has grown to also include works by Carribean and Latin-American artists.

Did You Know

  • El Museo del Barrio actually used to be a fire station during the Civil Rights Movement.

How To Get There

  • 2, 3 to 110th Street station.

  • 6 to 103rd Street station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to El Museo del Barrio is normally $9.

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



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Wednesday 11:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 11:00am-6:00pm
Friday 11:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm


New Year's Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

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El Museo del Barrio 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th St. New York, NY 10029