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Museum Gateway

Freeseums

Free Art in The City

Enjoy freeseums with your NYUCard! Through NYU's Museum Gateway, students get free admission to some of New York City's best cultural institutions. Browse the full list below, or see it as a map. Please note that the Whitney Museum of American Art will be closed until Spring 2015 during their move downtown.

 

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
  • frick.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003
  • nyu.edu/greyart

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 10% discount at museum shop
  • 1109 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
  • thejewishmuseum.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 10% discount at La Tienda museum shop
  • 10% discount at El Café
  • 1230 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
  • elmuseo.org

  • Free admission for NYU students plus one guest (student must present current NYU ID)
  • 10% discount at museum shop
  • 1220 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
  • mcny.org

  • Free admission and film tickets for NYU students (student must present current NYU ID)
  • 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
  • moma.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (student must present current NYU ID)
  • 15% discount in the Museum Café and the Moving Image Store
  • 36-01 35th Avenue, Queens, NY 11106
  • movingimage.us

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
  • newmuseum.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (student must present current NYU ID)
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 170 Central Park West at 77th Street, New York, NY 10024
  • nyhistory.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (must present current NYU ID)
  • 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011
  • rmanyc.org

  • Free admission for NYU students (student must present current NYU ID)
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 144 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
  • studiomuseum.org

  • Free admission for NYU students plus one guest (must present current NYU ID)
  • 20% discount on Whitney publications and select products at the Whitney Store
  • 10% discount at Untitled, the Whitney’s new Danny Meyer restaurant
  • Currently closed: The Whitney will reopen in Spring 2015 at 99 Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District
  • whitney.org


NYU Faculty and Staff may enjoy free admission to several Museum Gateway institutions. For the complete list, please visit the Faculty & Staff Access page.


Grey Art Gallery

Visit the Grey Art Gallery

Located on Washington Square East, the Grey Art Gallery is the university's fine arts museum and is always free to the NYU community. Click here to find out more.

 
Group Visits

Planning a Group Visit?

If you are planning a free group trip to one of the Museum Gateway institutions listed above, please contact the museum directly to arrange your visit ahead of time.

 

Please note that the list of participating institutions is subject to change and may grow throughout the semester.


Discover Other Museums

Below are a few New York gems that aren't a part of NYU's Museum Gateway. Ticket prices vary — some offer special free nights for students, others require a donation of any dollar amount.

Several Museum Gateway institutions also offer free admission to NYU faculty and staff.

See student, faculty, and community art around campus.

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