Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York dedicates itself in showcasing all things New York - get up to speed with the city you know and love by immersing yourself in its past, present and future.

The New York Pass Free entry to the Museum of the City of New York Normally $18.00 - Free with New York Pass

Gateway to the city: The Museum of the City of New York A Must-See Destination

"For anyone curious about all things New York... the Museum of the City of New York has
answers." The Wall Street Journal                                                                                                                                           

Located at the top of Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, the Museum of the City of New York is the place to explore the city's past, celebrate its present, and imagine its future. The engaging exhibitions educate New Yorkers and visitors from around the world about the city's distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation.

Highlights

  • The Museum’s three first-floor galleries are devoted to New York at Its Core, a groundbreaking, ongoing exhibition where visitors discover 400 years of New York City history and consider the city’s future in the Future City Lab, a technologically innovative and interactive gallery. Special exhibitions throughout the rest of the Museum focus on issues ranging from the city’s history of social activism to New York’s built environment.

Did You Know

You can fit the Big Apple onto the small screen! Timescapes, the award-winning short documentary narrated by actor Stanley Tucci, allows viewers to watch the history of the city unfold in 28 minutes. Showtimes every 40 minutes and free with admission.

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Getting to Museum of the City of New York

Getting to Museum of the City of New York

  • Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street New York, NY 10029
  • Closest Subway 103rd Street / 110th Street
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 24 on Downtown route

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Opening Times

Everyday 10:00am-6:00pm

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