Free Museums in NYC
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is one of Free Museums in NYC.

1. Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

9.0
215 Centre St (btwn Howard & Grand St), New York, NY
History Museum · SoHo · 19 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Free Thursdays @ this museum dedicated to preserving & presenting the history, culture, & diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the US! Check out MetroFocus for other offers Read more.

Brooklyn Museum is one of Free Museums in NYC.

2. Brooklyn Museum

9.5
200 Eastern Pkwy (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Art Museum · Prospect Park · 406 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Free admission the first Saturday of the month from 5-11 p.m. Read about other free or discounted admission days offered by museums throughout the city on MetroFocus. Read more.

Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) is one of Free Museums in NYC.

3. Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

7.9
212 W 83rd St (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Upper West Side · 50 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: This huge learning space for families is free the first Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m. Read about other free or discounted admission days offered by museums throughout the city on MetroFocus. Read more.

El Museo del Barrio is one of Free Museums in NYC.

4. El Museo del Barrio

8.6
1230 5th Ave (btwn E 104th & E 105th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · East Harlem · 54 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: New York's leading Latino cultural institution is free every third Saturday of the month. Check out MetroFocus for other free or discounted admission days offered by museums throughout the city. Read more.

5. The Jewish Museum

9.5
1109 5th Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY
Museum · Carnegie Hill · 66 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: The Jewish Museum's galleries are FREE on Saturdays from 11am to 5:45pm in honor of Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest. Check out MetroFocus for other free admission days offered by museums. Read more.

The Morgan Library & Museum is one of Free Museums in NYC.

6. The Morgan Library & Museum

9.4
225 Madison Ave (btwn E 36th & E 37th St), New York, NY
Museum · Murray Hill · 164 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: This museum, research library, music venue, architectural landmark, & historic site is now offering Free Fridays from 7 – 9 p.m. Check out MetroFocus for other free admission days offered by museums Read more.

Museum of Jewish Heritage is one of Free Museums in NYC.

7. Museum of Jewish Heritage

8.4
36 Battery Pl (just NW of Battery Park), New York, NY
History Museum · Battery Park City · 52 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Discover and learn about Jewish life from the late 1860s-post Nazi Germany for free on Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m. Check out MetroFocus for other free admission days offered by museums Read more.

Neue Galerie is one of Free Museums in NYC.

8. Neue Galerie

8.9
1048 5th Ave (at E 86th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 105 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Stop by in one of the amazing cafes of Neue Galerie when you visit for free the first Friday of every month from 6 – 8 p.m. Read MetroFocus to find out other museum discounts throughout the city Read more.

New Museum is one of Free Museums in NYC.

9. New Museum

8.7
235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lower East Side · 192 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Don't forget to leave time to go up to the roof for some great views! Free Thursdays from 7 – 9 p.m. Discover other museum deals on MetroFocus. Read more.

New York Botanical Garden is one of Free Museums in NYC.

10. New York Botanical Garden

9.6
2900 Southern Blvd (at Bronx Park Rd), Bronx, NY
Botanical Garden · Bronx Park · 175 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Need a break from the busy city? Come to the NY Botanical Garden on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 – 11 a.m. for free admission. Check out MetroFocus for other museum deals throughout the city. Read more.

Rubin Museum of Art is one of Free Museums in NYC.

11. Rubin Museum of Art

9.2
150 W 17th St. (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Art Museum · Chelsea · 92 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Need plans for a Friday night? Free Fridays from 6-10 p.m. at Rubin Museum of Art is a great place to hang with friends! Check out MetroFocus for other museum deals throughout the city. Read more.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of Free Museums in NYC.

12. Fraunces Tavern Museum

7.8
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

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The Frick Collection is one of Free Museums in NYC.

13. The Frick Collection

9.3
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 187 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Pay tribute to this living testament of New York’s vanished Gilded Age. Pay what you wish Sundays from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Check out MetroFocus for other discounted admission days offered by museums Read more.

International Center of Photography is one of Free Museums in NYC.

14. International Center of Photography

9.3
250 Bowery (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Lower East Side · 63 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Pay what you wish Fridays from 5 – 8 p.m. at the premier museum and school devoted exclusively to photography – past, present and future! Check out MetroFocus for other museum discounts in NYC. Read more.

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) is one of Free Museums in NYC.

15. Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

8.7
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Art Museum · Theater District · 76 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Escape the cold and explore this magnificent museum, Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursdays from 6 to 9 PM! Check out MetroFocus for other discounts for museums in the NYC area. Read more.

Museum of Sex is one of Free Museums in NYC.

16. Museum of Sex

7.7
233 5th Ave (at E 27th St), New York, NY
Erotic Museum · NoMad · 191 tips and reviews

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New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of Free Museums in NYC.

17. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

9.0
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 89 tips and reviews

MetroFocusMetroFocus: Founded in 1804, this museum contains over 60,000 items. Pay what you wish Fridays from 6 – 8 p.m. Learn about other museum discounts in NYC on MetroFocus Read more.