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Museum Gateway for Students

NYU's Museum Gateway gives students free admission to some of New York City's best cultural institutions. Enjoy freeseums simply by showing your NYUCard at the locations listed below. Please note that the list is subject to change throughout the semester.

Faculty and staff, please click here to view a list of participating locations.


Brooklyn Historical Society

55 Water Street, Brooklyn NY  11201 (DUMBO location)
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 (Brooklyn Heights location)


El Museo del Barrio

1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

BONUS: 10% discount at museum store and at El Café


Grey Art Gallery

100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003


Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

BONUS: 10% discount at museum store and free admission for one guest


Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

BONUS: free tickets to films at MoMA


Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35th Avenue, Queens, NY 11106



New Museum

235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002


New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


Rubin Museum of Art

150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011


The Frick Collection

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021


The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

BONUS: 10% discount at museum store


The Studio Museum in Harlem

144 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

BONUS: 10% discount at museum store


Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

BONUS: 20% discount on select items at museum store and 10% discount at the Studio Café

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.