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Free Museum Days NYC 2020
Free Museum Days NYC 2020

Free Museum Days NYC 2020

Because what is better than free? 🏛


From Van Gogh's Starry Night to the Viennese Mona Lisa, there isn't much in New York City that you won't find... except cheap rent. You most definitely won't find that. When it comes to art, the collection that the city holds is magnificent. Whatever your poison may be - modern, contemporary, renaissance, antique, sculpture, fauve, or Picasso's haystacks - we have it covered. All for the price of suggested donations.

So get those New York State ID's ready for the plethora of museums you're about to add to your 2020 docket. We've rounded up all the free museum days you need to hit before the year ends! 

 
 
 
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The Met Museum 

Pay what you wish for New York State residents.

Where: 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
Hours:
Sunday through Thursday from 10AM - 5:30PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM - 9PM

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The MoMA Museum 

UNIQLO Free Fridays beginning at 4PM to 6PM. It's suggested to arrive before 6PM to ensure you get in. 

Where: 11 West 53 Street, Manhattan
Hours:
Saturday-Thursday 10AM-5:30PM; Friday 10AM-9PM

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Neue Galerie New York 

On the First Friday of each month, the museum is open late, and offers free admission from 6PM to 9PM.

Where: 1048 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
Hours:
Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday & Wednesday) from 11AM to 6PM

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New Museum of Contemporary Art

Pay what you wish Saturdays from 7PM to 9PM (Suggested Minimum: $2)

Free admission year-round for military service members and their families. ID is required.

Where: 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Hours:
Daily from 11AM to 6PM, Thursday 6PM-9PM, Closed Mondays

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Pay what you wish Saturdays from 5PM to 7:45PM.

Where: 1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, Manhattan, New York City
Hours:
Monday, Wednesday-Friday, Sunday from 10AM to 5:30PM // Tuesday & Thursday from 10AM to 8PM.

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Whitney Museum of Art

Pay what you wish Fridays from 7PM to 9:30PM.

Where: 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014
Hours:
Closed Tuesdays // Everyday from 10:30AM to 6PM

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The Brooklyn Museum

Admission to the Museum is free from 5PM to 11PM on the first Saturday of every month (except January and September).

Where: 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Hours: 
Closed Tuesdays // Everyday from 11AM to 6PM

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The Morgan Library & Museum 

Free Friday evenings at the Morgan from 7PM to 9PM.

Where: 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016
Hours: 
 Tuesday - Thursday 10:30AM-5PM // Friday from 10:30AM-9PM // Saturday 10AM-6PM // Sunday from 11AM-6PM

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American Museum of Natural History 

Pay-what-you-wish admission is available only at ticket counters, where the amount you pay is up to you.

Where: Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024

Hours: Everyday from 10AM-5:45PM

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The Met Cloisters 

Free admission with Met ticket purchase and allows entrance to all three Met locations. Pay what you wish for New York State residents.

Where: 99 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY 10040
Hours:
Everyday from 10AM-5:15PM

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Queens Museum

Suggested donation.$8 for adults, $4 for seniors.
Free for children 18 and under
Free for students of New York colleges and universities with current ID
Free for all NYC Department Of Education employees with ID

Where: New York City Building, Corona, NY 11368
Hours:
Closed Monday & Tuesday // Wednesday through Sunday from 11PM-5PM

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The Frick Collection

First Friday evening of the month (except September and January), from 6PM to 9PM. 

Where: 1 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021
Hours: 
Closed Mondays // Tuesdays to Saturday from 10AM-6PM // Sunday from 10AM-5PM

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MoMA PS1

Admission to MoMA PS1 is currently free for all NYC residents

Where: 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Hours:
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday // Monday, Thursday through Sunday from 12PM-6PM.

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The Jewish Museum 

Saturday is free all day.

Where: 1109 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
Hours:
Monday: 11AM-5:45PM
Tuesday: 11AM-2PM
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11AM-5:45PM
Friday: 11AM-5:45PM
Saturday: 11AM-5:45PM
Sunday: 11AM-5PM

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Asia Society 

Asia Society Museum is free on Fridays from 6–9 p.m. Free Friday evenings are suspended in summer when the Museum closes at 6PM.

Where: 725 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021
Hours:
Everyday from 11AM-6PM // Fridays from 11AM-9PM

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The Rubin Museum of Art 

The Rubin Museum of Art offers a discounted college student admission fee of $14 with college I.D., and offers free admission to everyone every Friday night from 6:00-10:00 p.m.American Folk Art Museum 

Where: 150 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011
Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11:00AM–9:00PM
Thursday: 11:00AM–5:00PM
Friday: 11:00AM–10:00PM
Saturday/Sunday: 11:00AM–6:00PM

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