Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY 10019, United States
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    • 10:30 AM–5:30 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:30 AM–9:00 PM
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  • Time Out New York

    The best museum to spend the day in boasts unparalleled holdings in 20th- and 21st-century art, the Sette MoMA restaurant, a plush movie theater and the MoMA Design Store. Read more

    Time Out New York · October 31, 2011
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Despite its hefty $20 ticket price, the museum attracted its highest-ever number of visitors, 3.09 million, during its 2010 fiscal year. "Monet's Water Lilies" was the most popular exhibit. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · June 29, 2010
  • MoMA

    Amazing views of the Sculpture Garden from Terrace 5, the fifth-floor café, a great spot to relax and get a something to eat or drink.

    MoMA · November 16, 2010
  • Time Out New York

    Don't miss "Abstract Expressionist New York" with work from over 30 artists produced between the late ’40s and the ’60s. (Oct 3-June 2)

    Time Out New York · September 10, 2010
  • MoMA

    For a totally different MoMA, go on the first Thursday of each month, when the Museum is open 'til 8:45 p.m. with music and a bar.

    MoMA · November 16, 2010
  • Frappuccino

    Are you in the cultural know? Feel like you could’ve hung with the likes of Warhol? Take the guided tour and brush up on your artistic trivia. You’ll need it to hobnob with the fashionista crowd.

    Frappuccino · February 1, 2011
  • The New Yorker

    “Immaculate, rectilinear, capacious, and chaste,” John Updike wrote in 2004 after the museum’s renovation. Read more

    The New Yorker · August 16, 2010
  • Mario B.

    Monet, Matisse, Chagall, Schnabel and Kline all under the same magnificent roof

    Mario Batali · February 18, 2011
  • Flavorpill

    If you need more than a nanosecond to take in art, avoid Free Fridays.

    Flavorpill · October 6, 2009
  • MoMA

    Check out Print Studio, a FREE interactive space for exploring the print medium, each day from 12 to 4 p.m.! Come to the Cullman Education Building (walk past Cafe 2) for drop-in programs & workshops.

    MoMA · February 13, 2012
  • Valentine's Day Movie

    Take a guided tour- it’s free with admission and you don’t need to sign up. Meet in the Great Hall once you grab the next start time from the info booth. #vday

    Valentine's Day Movie · February 2, 2010
  • The New Yorker

    On "Walker Evans American Photographs": Evans "made work that was at once plainspoken and eloquent—images that still define something essential and true about America and Americans." Through Jan. 26. Read more

    The New Yorker · September 25, 2013
  • About Foursquare

    As of August 23, 2010, MoMA had more tips than any other foursquare venue at 238, err, make that 239! Read more

    About Foursquare · August 30, 2010
  • New York Habitat

    Some of the most famous works in history can be found at NYC’s MoMA, from Andy Warhol to Vincent Van Gogh to Salvador Dalí. Arrive early on weekends to avoid the crowds.

    New York Habitat · October 4, 2011
  • Pierre V.

    Make sure you go to the coffee at the top.

    Pierre Valade · July 27, 2011
  • Alexandre d.

    Look at Van Gogh Starry Night.

    Alexandre dos Santos · July 11, 2010
  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    I accidentally knocked over a can of semi-gloss paint in one of the hallways. The resulting splatter remained a part of the museum’s permanent collection for several years.


    The world's best modern art museum is in New York City, and it's open late every first Thursday.

    BLOUIN ARTINFO · February 1, 2011
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Japanese painter Yayoi Kusama staged an impropmtu "nude-in" in the sculpture garden pool in 1969. A security guard pleads with participants, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · December 7, 2010
  • 30 Minutes Or Less

    This is a fancy place. Wash your hands. Comb your hair. Use your indoor voice. #DontBlowIt

    30 Minutes Or Less · July 1, 2011
  • Tiffany & Co

    Before or after hours, the museum is yours alone. Reserve an evening tour with an art historian at least two weeks in advance (the fee is $500) and be sure to include a stop at the sculpture garden.

    Tiffany & Co · June 1, 2011
  • Todd H.

    Free WiFi!

    Todd Holmes · March 29, 2009
  • Baratunde

    I don't understand art, so neither should you. Let's eat hotpockets and watch youtube videos. Go Team America!

    Baratunde · February 4, 2010
  • Mario B.

    2 mins of Franz Kline lasts me all day

    Mario Batali · March 1, 2011
  • Alexander F.

    This is a relatively well known one: On Fridays the MoMA is free in the afternoons and has extended hours (8p or 9p I believe). This was started as a corporation with Target. Yay!

    Alexander Fringes · March 20, 2009
  • The New Yorker

    4/1/2013 - Vince Aletti on Bill Brandt, who is the subject of "a brilliant retrospective" at MOMA: Read more

    The New Yorker · March 28, 2013

    The world's best modern art museum is in New York City, and it's open late every Friday. (via ARTINFO)

    HUGO BOSS · November 3, 2010
  • Johnny V.

    Enjoy the sun drenched sculpture garden and stimulate your sense with some new and less new classic from art and design

    Johnny Vulkan · June 2, 2009
  • The Corcoran Group

    Line up early for Target Free Friday Nights when admittance is free from 4-8pm. Open until 8.45pm on the first Thursday of the month. Closed on Tuesdays. Grab lunch at Café 2!

    The Corcoran Group · October 15, 2010
  • MuseumNerd

    Use the hidden elevator bank to get up to special exhibitions on the 6th floor ahead of the crowds. Read more

    MuseumNerd · March 10, 2010
  • meghan k.

    Get a membership. It pays for itself in just over two visits. Plus cheap guest tickets, no lines and discounts at the MoMA store. Best art deal in town.

    meghan keane · January 14, 2010
  • ToryBurch

    Visiting the MoMA is always inspiring, for tourists and New Yorkers alike.

    ToryBurch · April 22, 2011
  • Mike Bloomberg

    Today, I was here to accept the Excellence in Transportation Award at the Third Annual Rudin Center Breakfast for Excellence in Transportation.

    Mike Bloomberg · March 7, 2013
  • Kushal D.

    There's something really magical about the sculpture garden. Plus it has a Giacometti.

    Kushal Dave · August 1, 2011
  • Crain's New York Business

    California sub shop takes plunge into NYC marketSubmarina California Subs inks lease for West 56th Street space after opening first NY outlet in Queens earlier in year; franchisee aims to open 100 l Read more

    Crain's New York Business · August 17, 2010
  • Tere D.

    Check out Marina Abramovic

    Tere Davila · April 15, 2010
  • Z M.

    The Picasso print show is interesting. It's a visual documentation of all the women he ran through (and great art).

    Z M · March 27, 2010
  • Geraldine C.

    Check out the amazing architecture and become a member of the Museum of Modern Art

    Geraldine Chung · April 12, 2009
  • Shit Girls Say

    I like that, what is it?

    Shit Girls Say · September 17, 2012
  • Alice D.

    Go to MoMA and bring your iPhone for a free audio tour BUT be sure to bring headphones, too. You'll need them for the tour.

    Alice Daer · May 30, 2009
  • Perry Ellis

    Don't miss this NYC must see museum. There is always something going on here for fashion & design .

    Perry Ellis · August 8, 2011

    Former performance art curator Klaus Biesenbach included HUGO BOSS PRIZE nominee Roman Ondák in the prestigious "Performance" exhibition series in 2009.

    HUGO BOSS · November 3, 2010
  • Nokia

    Check out the "Talk to Me" exhibit between July 24th and November 7th, 2011. It looks at design and communication between people and objects - including you and your cell phone.

    Nokia · August 8, 2011
  • John M.

    The Tim Burton exhibit is a MUST if you get her before it's gone. Unless you're a MoMA member or their guest, get there early on a weekend if you want to get in!

    John M · February 8, 2010
  • Brad "Burger Weekly" G.

    Check out Claes Oldenburg's "Floor Burger" on the 6th floor! On view through August 5, 2013.

    Brad "Burger Weekly" Garoon · April 10, 2013
  • Algonquin Hotel

    Currently the museum holds over 150,000 collected works, impressive results after receiving a humble start of only eight prints and one drawing.

    Algonquin Hotel · October 1, 2010
  • TIME

    Don't miss pieces by pop art icon Andy Warhol, who created this TIME cover, "Today's Teenagers," in 1965 using photo booth images from a New York arcade of teens related to TIME staff members.

    TIME · February 29, 2012
  • WICT Leadership Conference

    Literally around the corner from the Hilton New York. It's so close you really don't have an excuse not to visit.

    WICT Leadership Conference · August 16, 2011
  • Isabelle F.

    Nunca esqueça de sentar no jardim e analisar tudo a sua volta.

    Isabelle Franco · February 20, 2012
  • Visit Argentina

    Argentina beats to your rhythm - - Read more

    Visit Argentina · March 18, 2011

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