Free and cheap museums

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Always free | Free at select times | Suggested donation


These museums normally charge admission, but offer free entry at select times:

American Folk Art Museum
Free Music Fridays, 5:30--7:30pm

Bronx Museum of the Arts
Free on Fridays

Brooklyn Children's Museum
Target Free Friday Family Jams, 5pm

Jersey City Museum
Target Free Saturdays, noon-5pm

The Jewish Museum
Free Sat 11am--5:45pm

The Morgan Library and Museum
Fri 7--9pm

Museum of American Finance
Tue--Sat 10--11am (through August)

Museum of Chinese in America
Thu 11am--9pm

Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Wed 4--8pm

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Target Free Friday Nights, 4--8pm

New Museum of Contemporary Art
Thu 7--9pm

New York Hall of Science
Fri 2--5pm, Sun 10--11am (Sept--June)

Rubin Museum of Art
Fri 7--10pm

Studio Museum in Harlem
Target Free Sundays, Sun noon-6pm

Free on Wednesdays

Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge
Open barge tours: Thu 4--8pm, Sat 1--5pm

Yeshiva University Museum
Mon 3:30--7:30pm, Fri 11am--2:30pm


Always free | Free at select times | Suggested donation


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