Hours and arrival

MoMA is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily and until 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Monday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. are reserved exclusively for members and their guests.

Free admission for New York City residents on the first Friday evening of every month, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., is made possible by UNIQLO.

Use the main entrance of the Rockefeller Building on 53rd Street, close to Sixth Avenue and just east of our flagship Museum Store.

For film screenings taking place in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters 1 and 2, please enter at the Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance at 11 West 53rd Street closest to Fifth Avenue. For film screenings taking place in the Celeste Bartos (Theater 3), please enter at 4 West 54th Street.

Please arrive during the 30-minute window of your timed ticket. If your plans change, please see any staff member for assistance and we will accommodate you. If you need a refund, please contact [email protected].

Our checkroom is currently closed. Scooters, skateboards, rolling bags, and all items over 11 × 17 × 5” [28 × 43 × 13 cm] are not permitted in the Museum. All bags will be inspected upon arrival. Please wear backpacks on the front of your chest or carry them to the side.

Booking your timed entry tickets in advance is highly recommended. For the best availability, book tickets in advance online. See our Discounts page for more on free admission categories, including select colleges, other museum staff, active military, and more.

There are several private parking garages located near MoMA, and some offer special rates for our visitors.

What’s open?

Theaters

For film screenings taking place in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters 1 and 2, please enter at the Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance at 11 West 53rd Street closest to Fifth Avenue. For film screenings taking place in the Celeste Bartos (Theater 3), please enter at 4 West 54th Street.

Learn more about our theater policies, and see what’s playing.

Restaurants and cafés

The Modern

The Modern and Modern Bar Room are open for indoor dining. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations can be made up to 28 days in advance.

The Modern Bar Room

  • Lunch: Daily, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Dinner: Monday–Saturday, 5:00–9:00 p.m.

The Modern

  • Lunch: Monday–Friday, 12:00–2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner: Monday–Saturday, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
Download The Bar Room menu

Café 2

Located on the second floor of the Museum, Café 2 offers a diverse menu of rustic Italian cooking to be enjoyed at an array of communal tables, ideal for refueling in between gallery visits. The cafés at MoMA accept walk-in diners only, no reservations.

  • Monday-Thursday, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Friday-Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Download the Café 2 menu

Espresso Bar

Located on the second floor of the Museum.

  • Friday–Sunday, 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Terrace Café

The Museum’s sixth-floor Carroll and Milton Petrie Terrace Café is open for dining indoors and, weather-permitting, on the outdoor terrace. The cafés at MoMA accept walk-in diners only, no reservations.

Terrace Café is open everyday, 11:00am-5:00pm.

Download The Terrace Café menu

MoMA admission ticket holders can receive a discount at local restaurants. You can also check out some staff picks for where to eat in midtown—we recommend you confirm each establishment’s availability directly.

Learn more about our Restaurants and cafés

Programs and events

Use QR codes throughout the Museum to access features created to enhance your visit, from maps to audio guides to artist interviews. Learn more.

Drop by the Crown Creativity Lab, a participatory space where you can explore artworks on view through creative prompts, personal reflection, and exchange with others; head to the Heyman Family Art Lab for hands-on activities for kids of all ages (open Thursday–Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.); and learn more about special programs, from talks and writing workshops to drop-in drawing sessions that let you get creative in our galleries and online.

You can also dive into our exhibitions and collections on Magazine, with artist projects, videos, and other resources.

For members

Members can reserve member timed tickets online. Standard guest quantity limits pertaining to each member category apply. Monday mornings are exclusively for members: From 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., MoMA is open to members and their guests only.

For a contactless visit, use your digital membership card. If you need a new digital card or would like to get an updated version, visit membership.moma.org and go to “manage your membership.”

Entry to the Museum will be through the main entrance of the Rockefeller Building, just east of our flagship Museum Store, at 11 West 53rd Street only. The member entrance and checkroom are temporarily closed.

For questions about Corporate Member admission, contact [email protected].

Visiting MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1, MoMA’s contemporary art affiliate in Long Island City, Queens, is open 12:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday, Sunday, and Monday and open until 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

COVID-19 vaccination and masks are no longer required, but strongly recommended for all visitors. Visitors are encouraged to book advance timed tickets online. Tickets remain free for all New York City residents, made possible by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

MoMA members receive priority access, subject to capacity restrictions, and do not need to book in advance. An allocation of timed tickets is reserved for members each hour; guest privileges apply.

In advance of your visit, discover even more from PS1 on your phone with the Bloomberg Connects app, a new digital experience. Read wall text, hear directly from artists, and uncover the building’s history with this multimedia visitor guide.

PS1’s checkroom is currently closed. Visitors will not be admitted with bags larger than 11 × 17 × 5” (28 × 43 × 13 cm).

Socially-distanced seating has been added to PS1’s outdoor Courtyard to offer visitors a safe social space. Face masks are optional in the outdoor Courtyard.

Mina’s restaurant is open for window service Thursday through Sunday with a limited food and beverage menu.

The Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore is open during regular hours, with capacity limits and designated entrance/exit.

Our policies

COVID-19 vaccination and masks are no longer required, but strongly recommended for all visitors to The Museum of Modern Art and its Stores.

Your health and safety are our priority, however we cannot guarantee you won’t be exposed to COVID-19. By entering MoMA or MoMA PS1 you assume the risk of such exposure.

If you feel sick or have a cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or trouble breathing, fever, chills, loss of smell, or muscle pain, or if you have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your health care provider and please do not visit MoMA or MoMA PS1.

We may share your name and email address with a governmental health authority should that information be requested for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If you do not want your name or email address used for these purposes, please email [email protected].

Admire artwork from a distance, at least an arm’s length. And no touching art, platforms, or cases (unless a sign or label says it’s okay).

Sketching and writing is allowed in the galleries with pencils only. Please use sketchbooks no larger than 8 ½ by 11 inches.

Still photography is permitted for personal, noncommercial use only unless otherwise noted. Video is not permitted. Flash, tripods, and camera extension poles are not allowed.

Baby strollers are welcome, but stroller access may occasionally be limited in certain galleries. For your safety, strollers are not permitted on escalators and we ask that you not carry children on your shoulders.

A safe space for our community

At MoMA, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be an inclusive place—both onsite and online—where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome.

We’re committed to working together to create a safe experience for our team and visitors, and our professionally trained frontline staff are here to help you. We have a zero-tolerance policy for individuals who endanger staff, visitors, artwork, or any Museum property, or who engage in verbal or physical harassment, discriminatory or threatening behavior, or otherwise interfere with the experience of others. The Museum will refuse or revoke admission to individuals who violate these policies.

For everyone’s safety, please follow the instructions of security officers.