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.


  • The Museum's three first-floor galleries are devoted to New York at Its Core, a groundbreaking, on-going 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.


Did You Know

For the early birds who make it to the museum between 10am and 11am, the museum will serve a free New York Breakfast which consists of coffee and bagels.

How To Get There

  • 6 train to 103rd Street Station; walk 3 blocks west
  • 2 and 3 trains to 110th Street Station; walk one block east to Fifth Avenue and south to 104th St
  • M1, M2, M3, M4, M106 buses to 104th Street

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Museum of the City of New York for Adults is normally a suggested fee of $18.
- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 100 attractions in New York City.

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Monday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street New York, NY 10029


(212) 534-1672