Hours, Rates, and Policies
Please note: From June 12–20, the Museum is serving as an early voting poll site for the NYC primary election. To find hours and to see if the Museum is your poll site, visit findmypollsite.vote.nyc.
A note about safety
For the protection of our members, visitors, and staff, we will have comprehensive safety measures in place for in-person visits, including: timed-entry ticketing and contactless check-in (where possible), social-distancing regulations, physical barriers at the front desk, mask requirements, and upgraded air filters. Your health and safety is our top priority. Please review them here as you plan your visit.
Temporary Museum hours (beginning April 30):
Friday: 2:00–8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00–6:00 p.m.
Please note: The Museum will be closed Saturday, June 5, for a private event.
$15 adults (18+)
$11 senior citizens (65+)
$11 students with valid ID (18+)
$9 youth (3-17)
Free for Museum members and children under 3
BOOK YOUR TICKET TO VISIT THE MUSEUM (AVAILABLE THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2021).
Currently due to limited Museum hours, the Free Friday Nights program in not being offered. The Museum is participating in the New York public library systems's CulturePass program. Find out more here.
Screenings & Events
Tickets are required for each individual screening. Unless otherwise noted, tickets for most screenings and events are:
$15 adults (18+)
$11 seniors citizens (65+)
$11 students (18+) with valid ID
$9 youth (3–17)
Ticketholders may add on same-day gallery admission ($5).
Film screening schedules and all other program information is available here. Please check individual program listing to purchase tickets online.
All Museum members receive free unlimited gallery admission (excludes special exhibitions), and discounted tickets to screenings and events. Learn more here.
All ticket sales are final—no refunds or exchanges. All tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Unless otherwise noted, advance purchase of tickets is encouraged to minimize contact on-site. There is a $1.50 transaction fee per ticket for all online purchases. (Transaction fees are waived for Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above.) Same-day general Museum admission is available to ticketholders for an additional $5 per ticket.
Children under the age of fourteen must be accompanied by an adult of eighteen years or older. To ensure the safety and security of the Museum’s artifacts, strollers, umbrellas, and large bags (including all backpacks) are not permitted in the galleries. Please note: At this time coat check is closed. Gallery admission is free for New York City teachers with valid ID (tickets for screenings are not included). Admission is also free for active duty service members in uniform or with proper ID. If you are in either of these categories or hold an ICOM or AAM card, please present your ID/card at admissions to gain entry (no advance reservation required).
Cell phone calls are not permitted in the galleries or theaters. Silent use, such as text messaging, is allowed in the galleries only.
Free Public Wi-Fi
The Museum offers free public wi-fi throughout the building. To access, please select the network "MomiPublic." Once connected, open a browser to accept the terms of service; then enjoy up to five hours of high-speed connection.
Photography for personal use is permitted in most gallery and lobby areas of the Museum unless otherwise noted. Flash photography, tripods, and camera extension poles (selfie sticks) are not allowed anywhere in the Museum. Photography is prohibited in the theater during screenings. No photographs or video may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without written permission from the Museum.
Food and Drink
Food and drink are available for purchase in the café. Food and drink are not permitted in the Museum's galleries. Popcorns, snacks, and water purchased at the Cafe are permitted in the theaters. No outside food or drink are allowed in the Museum or its Courtyard.
In-person group visits are currently on hold, but virtual (online) tours and workshops are available. Learn more here.