Want some culture on the cheap? Check our museums during their free hours. See our museum guide for lots of tips and info, plus our family programs guide – many museum kids programming includes free admission for the family (MoMA even gives you a free pass for the future).

More free art available in public art, gallery & library exhibits.

Always pay-as-you-wish:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | American Museum of Natural History

Always free:

The American Folk Art Museum | National Museum of the American Indian – New York

Thursday, May 24

4:00 pm–6:00 pm Children’s Museum of the Arts Pay-As-You-Wish Hours (102 Charlton Street)
7:00 pm–9:00 pm New Museum Pay-As-You-Wish Hours (102 Charlton Street)

Friday, May 25

4:00 pm–8:00 pm Museum of Modern Art Free Hours (4 West 53rd Street)
6:00 pm–8:30 pm New-York Historical Society Pay-As-You-Wish Hours (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)

Saturday, May 26

5:45 pm–7:45 pm Guggenheim Free Hours (1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street)