NYC Museums and Galleries

Museums containing art from all time periods

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Cost: For New York State residents and New York, New Jersey and Connecticut students, the amount you pay is up to you. Giving $1 is enough.
    • Note: These tickets may be purchased at a Museum admissions desk with a valid ID. Suggested admission tickets include exhibitions as well as same-day entry to all three Met locations.
  • Brooklyn Museum
    • Cost: Free with Brooklyn College ID

Museums focusing on Modern and Contemporary art

  • Guggenheim
    • Cost: Free with Brooklyn College ID
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    • Cost: Free to all CUNY students (Show ID at the information desk for ticket)
  • New Museum
    • Cost: $8 with student ID
    • Note: Free admission on Thursdays from 7-9 pm
  • PS1
    • Cost: Free to all CUNY Students (Show ID)

Museums specializing in various kinds of art


The best way to stay on top of what is being shown in galleries around the New York is to check The Artforum New York Galleries guide. Most galleries are open throughout the week and are always free to visit. Nevertheless, you should always check the hours of operation posted on the gallery’s website before planning your trip.