Hours and arrival

MoMA is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily and until 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Monday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. are reserved exclusively for members and their guests.

UNIQLO Free Friday Nights are currently suspended.

Use the main entrance of the Rockefeller Building on 53rd Street, close to Sixth Avenue and just east of our flagship Museum Store. All other entrances are for staff only.

Please arrive during the 30-minute window of your timed ticket. If your plans change and you are unable to visit during your selected day/time, contact [email protected] for a refund or to change your selection.

Our checkroom is closed. Scooters, skateboards, rolling bags, and all items over 11 × 17 × 5” [28 × 43 × 13 cm] are not permitted in the Museum. All bags will be inspected upon arrival. Please wear backpacks on the front of your chest or carry them to the side.

Entry is by timed ticket only. For the best availability, book tickets in advance online. See our Discounts page for more on free admission categories, including select colleges, other museum staff, active military, and more.

There are several private parking garages located near MoMA, and some offer special rates for our visitors.

What’s open?

Theaters

Our Titus Theater 1 is open for matinee film screenings on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Proof of vaccination, masks, and social distancing are required for admission to indoor screenings. Capacity is limited.

From July 8 through August 26, we’re hosting ticketed, outdoor film screenings in the Rockefeller Sculpture Garden on Thursday evenings after the Museum has closed. Learn more about our health and safety guidelines for indoor screenings and our general theater policies, and see what’s playing.

Restaurants and cafés

The Modern

The Modern Bar Room is open for indoor dining. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.

  • Lunch, Tuesday–Saturday, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Dinner, Tuesday–Saturday, 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Terrace Café

The Museum’s sixth-floor Carroll and Milton Petrie Terrace Café is open for dining indoors and, weather-permitting, on the outdoor terrace.

  • Monday–Thursday, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Friday–Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Garden Café (on the Sculpture Garden terrace of The Modern)

Outdoor dining is available, weather-permitting.

  • Monday–Thursday, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Garden Bar (in the Sculpture Garden)

Outdoor dining is available, weather-permitting.

  • Wednesday–Sunday 12:00–4:30 p.m.

MoMA admission ticket holders can receive a discount at local restaurants. You can also check out some staff picks for where to eat in midtown—we recommend you confirm each establishment’s availability directly.

Programs and events

The Cullman Education and Research Building, Crown Creativity Lab, Heyman Family Art Lab, and classrooms are currently closed. Performances, gallery talks, and other in-person events are currently suspended.

During this time, you can also tune in to our Virtual Views series of online explorations and enjoy Magazine, with artist projects, inside looks, and resources. We’re also sharing art-making activities that you can enjoy from home.

For members

Members receive priority access, and can reserve member timed tickets online. Standard guest quantity limits pertaining to each member category apply. Monday mornings are exclusively for members: From 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., MoMA is open to members and their guests only.

For a contactless visit, use your digital membership card. If you need a new digital card or would like to get an updated version, visit membership.moma.org and go to “manage your membership.”

Entry to the Museum will be through the main entrance of the Rockefeller Building, just east of our flagship Museum Store, at 11 West 53rd Street only. The member entrance and checkroom are temporarily closed.

For questions about Corporate Member admission, contact [email protected].

Visiting MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1, MoMA’s contemporary art affiliate in Long Island City, Queens, is open 12:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, open until 8:00 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

COVID-19 vaccination (age 12+) and face masks (age 2+) are required for all visitors. Visitors are encouraged to book advance timed tickets online. Tickets remain free for all New York City residents, made possible by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

MoMA members receive priority access, subject to capacity restrictions, and do not need to book in advance. An allocation of timed tickets is reserved for members each hour; guest privileges apply.

In advance of your visit, discover even more from PS1 on your phone with the Bloomberg Connects app, a new digital experience. Read wall text, hear directly from artists, and uncover the building’s history with this multimedia visitor guide.

PS1’s checkroom is currently closed. Visitors will not be admitted with bags larger than 11 × 17 × 5” (28 × 43 × 13 cm).

Socially-distanced seating has been added to PS1’s outdoor Courtyard to offer visitors a safe social space. Face masks are optional in the outdoor Courtyard.

Mina’s restaurant is open for window service Thursday through Sunday with a limited food and beverage menu.

The Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore is open during regular hours, with capacity limits and designated entrance/exit.

Our policies

All visitors (ages 12+) to The Museum of Modern Art and its Stores must show proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the United States Food and Drug Administration or by the World Health Organization. We continue to require masks for visitors (ages 2+) and staff in all indoor areas of the Museum; complimentary face masks are available.

To enter the Museum and its Stores in Midtown and SoHo, you may show any of these accepted forms of proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+):

  • NYC COVID Safe App
  • New York State Excelsior App or Excelsior Plus App
  • A photo or hard copy of an official immunization record of a vaccine administered from within or outside the U.S.
  • For visitors who received an immunization within the U.S., a photo or hard copy of their CDC vaccination card or other official immunization record showing proof of the following vaccines is acceptable: ​​Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
  • For visitors who received an immunization outside of the U.S., in addition to those listed above, proof of the following vaccines is acceptable: AstraZeneca/SK Bioscience, Serum Institute of India/COVISHIELD and Vaxzevria, Sinopharm, or Sinovac

We are working to keep you safe and healthy, but we cannot guarantee you won’t be exposed to COVID-19. By entering MoMA or MoMA PS1 you assume the risk of such exposure.

If you feel sick or have a cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or trouble breathing, fever, chills, loss of smell, or muscle pain, or if you have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your health care provider and please do not visit MoMA or MoMA PS1.

We may share your name and email address with a governmental health authority should that information be requested for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If you do not want your name or email address used for these purposes, please email [email protected].

Travelers to New York State must follow the latest guidelines. See the New York State travel advisory here.

Admire artwork from a distance, at least an arm’s length. And no touching art, platforms, or cases (unless a sign or label says it’s okay).

Sketching and writing is allowed in the galleries with pencils only. Please use sketchbooks no larger than 8 ½ by 11 inches.

Still photography is permitted for personal, noncommercial use only unless otherwise noted. Video is not permitted. Flash, tripods, and camera extension poles are not allowed.

Baby strollers are welcome, but stroller access may occasionally be limited in certain galleries. For your safety, strollers are not permitted on escalators and we ask that you not carry children on your shoulders.

A safe space for our community

At MoMA, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be an inclusive place—both onsite and online—where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome.

We’re committed to working together to create a safe experience for our team and visitors, and our professionally trained frontline staff are here to help you. We have a zero-tolerance policy for individuals who endanger staff, visitors, artwork, or any Museum property, or who engage in verbal or physical harassment, discriminatory or threatening behavior, or otherwise interfere with the experience of others. The Museum will refuse or revoke admission to individuals who violate these policies.

For everyone’s safety, please follow the instructions of security officers.


Free admission for NYC’s healthcare workers, from Oct 1, 2020, through Sep 30, 2021, is made possible by UNIQLO, MoMA’s proud partner since 2013.