Helpful guidelines

Which museums are free for New Yorkers?

Which museums are free for New Yorkers?

New York City Museums with FREE Admission Everyday or Pay What You Wish:

  • American Folk Art Museum.
  • *American Museum of Natural History (pay what you wish)
  • Bronx Museum of Arts.
  • El Museo del Barrio (pay what you wish)
  • Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Is there a museum pass for NYC residents?

DISCOVER YOUR CITY WITH Culture Pass Explore New York City’s museums and attractions with Culture Pass. If you have a library card, you can get free admission to dozens of cultural institutions. Save money and discover more about your city!

What can you do with IDNYC?

IDNYC is accepted:

  • By City agencies to access many services and programs;
  • By NYPD for the purposes of issuing summons or desk appearance tickets instead of arrest;
  • For entry into public buildings, like schools;
  • For taking the high school equivalency exam in New York City;

Can you get into MoMA for free?

On your visit day, you can either purchase tickets online or at the admission desk. Every Sunday, the Museum offers half-price admission, while every Friday, admission is free.

Can you use NYPL card in Brooklyn?

Brooklyn and Queens residents are still welcome to apply for a New York Public Library card. Additionally, as a courtesy to other New York City library users, Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library cardholders may use their existing card, once it is linked to The New York Public Library.

Is IDNYC useful?

It’s officially known as IDNYC. It’s valid identification for use with city agencies, city schools, libraries and for most interactions with city government — including the police.

How long does IDNYC last?

Check the expiration date printed on the front of your IDNYC card. When Can I Renew My Card? You may renew your card up to 90 days before it expires, and up to 1 year after it expires. If your card expired more than 1 year ago, you will need to apply for a new IDNYC card at an IDNYC Enrollment Center.

Do you get free tickets with IDNYC card?

The 2021 Museum and Cultural Institution Benefits IDNYC cardholders are now eligible for free one-year memberships or discounted tickets at a number of participating institutions in 2021. Your IDNYC card must be valid. It DOES NOT matter when you received your card.

What is the Museum of the city of New York?

The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City.

Will all 2021 Cultural Institutions be IDNYC benefit Partners in 2022?

Please note, not all 2021 institutions will return as IDNYC benefit partners in 2022. The following cultural institutions will provide free membership benefits to all eligible IDNYC cardholders in 2021: 2021 participating institutions and their full membership terms are listed below: Click a topic, or press the enter key on a topic, to learn more.

Who is the founder of IDNYC?

It was founded in 1977 by curator Martha Beck (1938–2014). IDNYC cardholders will receive complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center for one year, invitations to exhibition opening receptions and exclusive programming, and personalized emails detailing upcoming events.