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NYC: Museum of the City of New York Admission Ticket

NYC: Museum of the City of New York Admission Ticket

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Dive into New York City's 400-year history with your ticket to the Museum of the City of New York. Our exhibits take a contemporary, eye-catching approach within a beautiful historical building.

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  • Watch "Timescapes," a 28-minute journey through 400 years of NYC history
  • Discover our amazing rotating special exhibitions
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at Amy’s Bread, an award-winning NYC bakery
  • Get to know NYC's social movement history since the 1800s with Activist New York
  • Explore NYC's 400-year history through New York at It's Core
Full description
Enjoy our city through Museum of the City of New York. MCNY fosters an understanding of the unique nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. The building is historical, but MCNY exhibits are eye-catching and daring, taking on important topics through exciting new lenses. through objects, images, video, photography, and interactive digital experiences in “New York at Its Core”, a new ongoing exhibition in three galleries. Watch Timescapes, an ongoing short documentary that brings viewers on a 28-minute journey through 400 years of NYC history. Get impassioned by the city's long history of social movements, from abolitionism and nativism to the Young Lords and BLM, in Activist New York. In our rotating special exhibits, you'll find deep dives into fascinating topics of New York's history, present and future. Visit mcny.org to see what's on show!   If you get "museum feet", take a break at Amy’s Bread, our cafe operated by the award-winning NYC bakery, and have a look a the Museum Shop, which offers a wide array of exhibition-related and New York City-centric items and gifts. MCNY is located at the top of Museum Mile and across from Central Park’s Conservatory Gardens and housed in a newly renovated 1932 Georgian Colonial-Revival building.
  • Admission to all exhibitions
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants 5 and older must present proof that they have received two vaccine doses of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Redeem your voucher or reservation at the Museum of the City of New York gift shop for a museum ticket.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • The general admission ticket includes admission to all exhibitions and the Timescapes documentary
  • Museum Hours: Sunday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday- Closed, Wednesday - Closed, Thursday - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great museum where you get further and deeper insights into the city and its culture over the course of time.

December 5, 2021

Interesting, on time, nice Gide

October 7, 2022

Product ID: 234842