Discover some of the most popular and cutting edge forms of media dating back to the 1920's when you visit the Paley Center for Media.

Over 100,000 radio and television programs are on display at the Paley Center for Media which you can watch or listen to for up to 2 hours at a time. You'll also be able to see classic moments in television like the first moon walk or the first appearance on American television by the Beatles. The Paley Center also offers an in-depth look to the world of media with discussions featuring media and technology professionals.

Did You Know

  • The Paley Center for Media was originally named the Museum of Broadcasting upon its founding in 1975. The named was changed in 2007 as the museum looked to encompass podcasting, mobile videos and other internet media.

How To Get There

  • B, D, F, M to 47-50 Street/Rockefeller Center station.

  • E, M to Fifth Avenue/53rd Street station.

  • N, R to 49th Street/7th Avenue station.

  • 1 to 50th Street/Broadway station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Paley Center for Media is normally $10.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the Paley Center plus over 100 attractions in New York City.



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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Friday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm


July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

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25 West 52nd Street (between 5th/6th Avenues), New York, NY 10019


212 621-6600