Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY 10019
Open until 5:30pm (Show more)
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    • 10:30 AM–5:30 PM
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    • 10:30 AM–9:00 PM
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  • "The Tim Burton exhibit was amazing." (25 tips)
  • "... clusterfuck during the Target free Friday evenings, but understandable. Great place..." (12 tips)
  • "... as Van Gogh and Picasso to pop artists as Claes Oldenburg. This is..." (24 tips)
  • 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 B. · February 18, 2011
  • Flavorpill NYC

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

    Flavorpill NYC · 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
  • 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.

    Time Out New York · October 26, 2011
  • 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

    Check in here and many other venue from our list to unlock and level up your Warhol badge! · November 16, 2011
  • 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 V. · July 27, 2011
  • Alexandre d.

    Look at Van Gogh Starry Night.

    Alexandre d. · July 11, 2010

    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
  • Todd H.

    Free WiFi!

    Todd H. · March 29, 2009
  • 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
  • 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 F. · March 20, 2009
  • Mario B.

    2 mins of Franz Kline lasts me all day

    Mario B. · March 1, 2011
  • 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
  • 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 V. · 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 k. · January 14, 2010
  • ToryBurch

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

    ToryBurch · April 22, 2011
  • Kushal D.

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

    Kushal D. · August 1, 2011
  • Mita

    Got my A-List badge in this location..WHoop Whoop!! ;D

    Mita · November 24, 2010
  • Tere D.

    Check out Marina Abramovic

    Tere D. · 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 C. · April 12, 2009
  • 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

    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
  • 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
  • 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 D. · 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
  • Burger W.

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

    Burger W. · April 10, 2013
  • Shit Girls Say

    I like that, what is it?

    Shit Girls Say · September 17, 2012
  • 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
  • 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
  • Robert R.

    ...get a MoMA membership (various offers) at It's tax-detuctible and very well worth it... No waiting in lines as well + discounts at stores! Read more

    Robert R. · May 21, 2010
  • 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
  • Isabelle F.

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

    Isabelle F. · February 20, 2012

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