Offers and Discounts

Please note: The Museum's building is currently closed. However, Museum programs are continuing online. These include live online events, Virtual Cinema presentations, and online tours of exhibitions.

The Museum offers a variety of discounts on admissions, and Museum visitors and members also receive special discounts at various colleague institutions, movie theaters, and local restaurants.

Discounts on Admissions

  • Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4:00–8:00 p.m.
  • Free admission for New York City teachers with valid ID
  • Free admission (regular screenings included) for United States active-duty military personnel and veterans with valid ID or service record, as part of the QueensVETS program sponsored by the Queens Chamber of Commerce and NY State Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz
  • Free admission for New York City families registered with "Cool Culture”
  • Free admission via Culture Pass NYC (must reserve through this system and present a voucher) for NYC public library cardholders
  • Discounted admission for WFUV members
  • 20% discount on Museum admission for Citi Bike members and users

Discounts for Museum Visitors

  • A 10% discount on nearby parking at PV Parking Corp, 34-11 Steinway Street (entrance on 41 Street, between 34 & 35 Avenue; wheelchair accessible).
  • Citi Bike is another car-free way to get to MoMI and explore the city! With over 750 Citi Bike stations and 12,000 bikes across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Jersey City, Citi Bike offers riders the flexibility and freedom to explore all throughout NYC at their own leisure. Get a special discount on one-day and three-day Citi Bike passes by clicking here. (Passes include unlimited 30-minute rides on a classic bike in a 24 or 72 hour period. Extra time fees apply if bikes are out longer than 30 minutes at a time.)

Discounts for Museum Members

  • Free admission to the Museum, including unlimited admission to the Museum’s galleries
  • Free admission to regular screenings ($15 value) for Film Lover and Kids Premium members; discounted tickets ($11) for Standard Members
  • Two-for-one admission to Museum of the City of New York
  • Reduced-price $8 movie tickets at Cinema Village (reg. $11)
  • A 15% discount on nearby parking at PV Parking Corp (34-11 Steinway Street)
  • Download full discount list (PDF)

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