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All the late museum hours in NYC you should know about

Looking for which of NYC's best museums are open late? We’ve got all the information here.

Written by
Howard Halle
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New York City has some of the best museums in the world. Unfortunately, it's often inconvenient to visit them because they usually close by 6pm on most days. But not every day: In fact, many museums have late hours on certain days of the week, and that includes major institutions such as the Met, the Guggenheim and MoMA. Want to find out more? Check out our list of all the late museum hours in NYC you should know about.

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Late museum hours

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  • Museums
  • Natural history
  • Prospect Park

The Brooklyn Museum’s late hours are especially helpful for borough residents, but everyone should try to try to take advantage of its first Saturday festivities, which include music and food along with the art.

Thu 11am–10pm; first Saturday of every month 11am–11pm

Cooper Hewitt
  • Things to do
  • Schools and universities
  • Upper East Side

Make an evening of taking in cool exhibitions of the latest design innovations during the Cooper Hewitt’s late hours.

Sat 10am–9pm

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  • Museums
  • History
  • Central Park

Late hours on Thursdays offer additional viewing time to check out the Jewish Museum’s sharp contemporary exhibits, and fascinating permanent collection, along with talks and workshops.

Thu 11am–8pm

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  • Museums
  • History
  • Murray Hill

Besides world-renown holdings of Old Master drawings, evening hours at The Morgan Library & Museum offer visitors a chance to explore the McKim, Mead & White–designed mansion of Gilded Age Wall Street tycoon Pierrepont Morgan.

Fri 10:30am–9pm

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