Museums

Museums (Printable version)

Tuesday Deals

  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden
    Free admission on Tuesdays (Admission is free every weekday from mid-November through February)
    1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
    Phone: 718-623-7200

Wednesday Deals

  • Bronx Zoo
    Admission by donation all day on Wednesday
    1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
    Phone: 718-367-1010

  • New York Botanical Garden
    Free admission (covers grounds only) on Wednesdays
    Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road, Bronx, NY
    Phone: 718-817-8700

Thursday Deals

  • Dahesh Museum of Art
    Admission is free on First Thursdays -- the first Thursday of each month from 6-9 p.m..
    601 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-759-0606

  • American Craft Museum
    Pay What You Wish from 6 - 8 p.m. to see the decorative and functional pieces showcased here.
    40 W 53rd St, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-956-3535

  • Children's Museum of the Arts
    Free fun for the kids--from 4 - 6 p.m. you can pay what you wish on Thursdays.
    182 Lafayette Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-274-0986

Friday Deals

  • American Folk Art Museum
    Free Admission on Fridays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    45 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-265-1040

  • Asia Society and Museum
    Free Admission on Fridays from 6-9 p.m.
    725 Park Ave. at 70th St., Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-288-6400

  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden
    Free admission for Seniors on Fridays
    1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
    Phone: 718-623-7200

  • Bronx Museum of the Arts
    This contemporary art museum is open late on Wednesdays (from 12 - 9 p.m.), so visitors can explore the exhibits for free.
    Fordham Road and the Bronx River Parkway, Bronx, NY
    Phone: 718-681-6000

  • Guggenheim Museum
    Pay what you wish on Fridays from 5:45 - 8 p.m. (last ticket issued at 7:15)
    1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-423-3500

  • International Center for Photography
    Admission to the frequently changing exhibitions is available with your voluntary contribution on Fridays from 5-8 p.m.
    1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd St., Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-857-0000

  • The Morgan Library
    Admission is free on Fridays from 7-9 p.m.
    225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-685-0008

  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Free Admission on Target Fridays from 4 - 8 p.m.
    11 West 53 Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-708-9400

  • Museum of the Moving Image
    Free to gallery Fridays from 4 - 8 p.m. (does not include film screenings)
    35 Avenue at 36 Street in Astoria, NY
    Phone: 718-784-0077

  • New York Historical Society
    Free admission Fridays, 6-8 p.m. courtesy of American Express Company.
    170 Central Park West between 76th & 77th Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-873-3400

  • Whitney Museum of American Art
    Pay what you wish on Fridays from 6 - 9 p.m.
    945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-570-3676

Saturday Deals

  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden
    Free admission from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturdays
    1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
    Phone: 718-623-7200

  • Brooklyn Museum of Art
    Evening admission (5-11 p.m.) on the first Saturday of every month is free. Includes most exhibits, music and movie screenings.
    200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052
    Phone: 718-638-5000

  • The Jewish Museum
    Free admission on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5:45.
    1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street (between Fifth and Madison), Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-423-3200

  • New York Botanical Garden
    Free admission to the grounds from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturdays
    Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road, Bronx, NY
    Phone: 718-817-8700

Sunday Museum Admission Discounts

  • The Frick Collection
    On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    1 East 70th Street, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-288-0700

  • Museum of the City of New York
    Free admission on Sundays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
    1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St, Manhattan, NY
    Phone: 212-534-1672

*The above museums information is from About.com

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