Museum of the City of New York

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Museum of the City of New York

What you'll do

The Museum of the City of New York showcases all things NYC - get up to speed with the city you know and love by immersing yourself in its past, present, and future.

Visit the Museum of the City of New York with The New York Pass®

Located at the top of Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, the Museum of the City of New York is the place to explore the city's past, celebrate its present, and imagine its future. The engaging exhibitions educate New Yorkers and visitors from around the world about the city's distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation.


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Discover the Magic of MCNY Museum

There's an unparalleled charm waiting for you at the MCNY Museum. This is the place where New York's past, present, and future come together in vibrant displays. Their exhibits let you delve into the city's rich culture with each detail as intriguing as the last.

Experience the NY Museum of the City of New York

Every corner of the NY Museum of the City of New York offers a story to tell, a tale of the Big Apple's evolution. Its exhibits captivate and enlighten, painting a picture of an ever-changing city that never sleeps. Make sure to plan your visit today with The New York Pass® tickets!

Museum of the City of New York highlights

  • The Museum’s first-floor galleries are devoted to New York at Its Core, a groundbreaking, ongoing exhibition where visitors discover 400 years of New York City history through objects, images, video, photography, and interactive digital experiences.

Did you know

You can fit the Big Apple onto the small screen! Timescapes, the award-winning short documentary narrated by actor Stanley Tucci, allows viewers to watch the history of the city unfold in 28 minutes. Showtimes are every 40 minutes and it's included with admission. Free translations are available in French, Mandarin, and Spanish.

Know before you go

Getting in: present your pass for the Museum of The City of New York admission.

The Museum of the City of New York has temporary exhibits that change frequently. To view current and future exhibits, please visit:

For more information visit the Museum of The City of New York website.

Museum of The City of New York tickets help

Simply ask our help team if you have any questions. 

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Monday, Thursday & Friday: 10AM - 5PM

Saturday & Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

Closings & holidays

Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays

The museum will be closed to the public on Janurary 20, 2024. 


Museum of the City of New York

(212) 534-1672

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 365 days of your purchase date.

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