Free Admission to NYC Museums


Rubin Museum of Art: (1st Mondays) 11am-5pm


9/11 Memorial and Museum: 5-8pm


Museum of Jewish Heritage: 4-8pm


Children's Museum of the Arts: pay what you wish 4-6pm

Brooklyn Museum: 6-10pm

New Museum: pay what you wish  7-9pm

The Jewish Museum: pay what you wish 5pm-8pm

The Morgan Library & Museum: 7-9pm

Museum of Arts and Design: pay what you wish 6-9pm

Museum of Chinese in America: (1st Thursdays) 11am-9p


Children’s Museum of Manhattan: (1st Fridays) 5-8pm

New York Hall of Science: 2-4pm

New-York Historical Society and DiMenna Children’s History Museum: pay what you wish 6-8pm

Museum of Modern Art: 4-8pm

Asia Society Museum: 6-9pm

Historic Richmond Town:  1-5pm

The Jewish Museum: 11am-5:45pm

Museum of the Moving Image: 4-8pm

Whitney Museum: pay what you wish 7-9:30pm


Brooklyn Museum: (1st Saturdays) 5-11pm

New York Hall of Science: 10-11am

El Museo del Barrio: (3rd Saturdays) 11am-6pm

New Museum (1st Saturdays for Families): 10am-12pm

Cooper Hewitt: pay what you wish 6-9pm                            Target Design Kids includes free admission for parents.

Guggenheim Museum: pay what you wish 5:45-7:45pm


Studio Museum: 12-6pm

The Frick Collection: pay what you wish 11-1pm

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*Many museums, such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art and AMNH, have suggested admission costs, making everyday a pay what you wish day.

*Confirm all admission costs with the institution website before visiting.

Free for Kids

Asia Society: Kids under 16

Brooklyn Museum: Kids 19 and under  

Cooper Hewitt: Kids under 18

El Museo del Barrio: Kids 12 and under

Guggenheim: Kids under 12

MOMA: Kids 16 and under

New Museum: Kids under 18

Museum of Art and Design: Kids 18 and under

Museum of the Chinese in America: Kids 12 and under

Museum of Jewish Heritage: Kids 12 and under

Rubin Museum: Kids 12 and under

The Jewish Museum: Kids 18 and under

The Morgan Library & Museum: Kids 12 and under

Whitney Museum: Kids under 18