Founded in 1929, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is known for its extensive collection of modern and contemporary art, from European paintings and sculptures of the 1880s to today's film, design, and performance art. Today, the MoMA Museum welcomes approximately 3 million visitors every year. On this page, you will find all the information you need, such as opening times, location and tips, which will help you plan your visit to MoMA better.
Closest station: The 5 Av/53 St station
Closest Stop: 6 Av/W 53 St
If you decide to drive to the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, you can park your car in one of the following parking facilities:
By Subway: You can take the 7 Local train to 33 St., Queens. You can also take the E or M trains to Court Square-23rd Street.
By Bus: Take the Q32 from Madison Avenue in Manhattan at stops between 32 and 59 St to Queens Blvd/33 St. Or take the Q60 from 60 St between First and Second Avenues to Queens Blvd./33 St.
Parking Facilities at MoMA PS1
If you choose to drive down to the MoMA PS1, you can park your car at the LaGuardia Commuter Parking. It is located at 31-11 Thomson Avenue, at 31 Street and is open 24 hours. It will cost about $5 to park for 1 hour.
Metered street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Mina’s: The all-day café from chef Mina Stone, offers Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Mina’s restaurant is open for window service Thursday through Sunday.
A. MoMA is open Sunday to Friday, from 10.30 AM to 5.30 PM. On Saturdays, the museum is open from 10.30 AM to 7 PM. On Mondays, however, between 10.30 AM to 1 PM, the museum is only open to members and their guests.
A. MoMA is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
A. Plan to spend anywhere between 3-4 hours at the MoMA if you plan to visit all the galleries.
A. MoMA is located on 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, United States.
A. You can either take the bus or the subway to MoMA. Given the amount of traffic in the city, the subway might be the most convenient way to get to the MoMA museum.
A. Yes, MoMA has four restaurants/cafes to choose from.
A. Yes, MoMA has a design store, just adjacent to the museum. You will find a wide range of items, from home decor and office items to holiday cards and calendars.
A. MOMA does not allow dogs or other animals in the Museum, unless they are an service or support animal.
A. Yes, all galleries, facilities and entrances are wheelchair accessible. They also offer wheelchairs to visitors on a first-come-first-serve basis. They offer braille and large print guides, and audio guides for those who are visually impaired. Theaters, lobby desks, ticketing desks, audioguide desks, classrooms, and the Paula and James Crown Creativity Lab are equipped with induction loops.
A. All visitors above the age of 2 are required to wear masks while visiting MoMA.
A. You will find restrooms on all floors except the Theater 2 level and the entry level of the Cullman Education and Research Building. They also have Single-user/family restrooms located adjacent to the Member Checkroom, Theater 1 level, Floor 5, Floor 3, Floor 6, and the Mezzanine level of the Cullman Education and Research Building.