Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Art Museum, Museum, and Art Gallery
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY 10014, United States
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 1:00 PM–9:00 PM
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The Whitney Museum in New York houses one of the world's foremost collections of modern and contemporary American art. Focusing particularly on works by living artists, the Whitney is celebrated for presenting important special exhibitions.


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    Vanessa W.
    "love this museum and can't wait to check out the Biennial!"(13 Tips)
    "Show your NYUCard for free admission!"(6 Tips)
    Willemijn H.
    "striking modern architecture by Piano the new Whitney"(3 Tips)
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  • Anna R.

    The new space is great! All the outdoor terraces have great views of the city and the river

    Anna R · 1 week ago
  • Elizabeth

    Amazing views from the top. The kids loved the art inside so long as we let them set the pace. It's a Summer 2015 Blue Star Museum.

    Elizabeth · 1 week ago
  • Kavita B.

    Modern American art beautifully explained by one of their curators. Amazing architecture.

    Kavita Baba · 1 week ago
  • Rafael R.

    Lovely. Try the cafe on the roof. I had a toast and draught beer. After your tour buy an ice cream and seat on the green chairs outside the museum

    Rafael Reed · 1 week ago
  • Liliana B.

    Super nice view from this place.

    Liliana Benitez · 1 week ago
  • Kathryn

    Check out the new Whitney Museum! The space is amazing and the collection impressive.

    Kathryn · 2 weeks ago
  • Dmitry K.

    Тут просто охеренно!

    Dmitry Khubetov · 2 weeks ago
  • Jesus C.

    Buen museo pero en mi opinión está caro para lo que tiene (MoMA tiene precios más baratos y mejores exhibiciones) pero en general está interesante lo que tiene.

    Jesus Caro · 2 weeks ago
  • Andrew S.

    Go on a weekday to avoid crowds.

    Andrew S · 2 weeks ago
  • Omer Z.

    Amazing museum. Packed even in the middle of a weekday though.

    Omer Zach · 2 weeks ago
  • Sherie S.

    Love the new space, indoors and out. Great art. Hear the restaurant is very good.

    Sherie Swerdlow · 2 weeks ago
  • Willemijn H.

    This museum is a masterpiece. From scenic views in the stairwells and the balconies to the striking modern architecture by Piano the new Whitney is perfectly fit to present Americas history thru art

    Willemijn Huizing · 2 weeks ago
  • Lossolou

    Permet de voir en peu de temps des pièces incroyables !

    Lossolou · 3 weeks ago
  • Natalie P.

    The building is amazing! Must go !!!

    Natalie Pourdanay · 3 weeks ago
  • Kevin L.

    Love the collections. The location was sick too, with high line by the side. Perfect for a calm and peaceful afternoon.

    Kevin Li · 3 weeks ago
  • Michael C.

    Awesome outdoor views/ galleries

    Michael Chang · 3 weeks ago
  • Caroline K.

    its modern art and cool some amazing things some lame things I would say MOMA is still better the renovation is amazing though!

    Caroline K · 3 weeks ago
  • Janelly M.

    Really good! 👌🏻

    Janelly Martínez · August 2
  • Jonathan W.

    Pro tip: take the stairs.

    Jonathan Wells · July 31
  • Jimena M.

    Excelente museo

    Jimena Márquez · July 31
  • Isa S.

    What a new location for the Whitney! 100% recommend a Saturday night well spent, whilst enjoying the view and some amazing American art.

    Isa Sierra · July 29
  • Cynthia L.

    Nice summer stroll. Crowded on the top two floors.

    Cynthia Lin · July 28
  • Anne B.

    Gorgeous space. Eat on the top floor cafe overlooking the city -- much better views than the restaurant downstairs.

    Anne Brooks · July 27
  • Ting

    New museum building by Renzo Piano opened in may 2015.Don't miss the interconnected levels of outdoor terraces to appreciate the museum environs. HighLine and skyline. Free tours also available daily.

    Ting · July 26
  • Renae M.

    Great views from the outdoor terraces, nice and spacious new galleries.

    Renae Mason · July 23
  • Clau K.

    Hermoso edificio !!!

    Clau KUC · July 22
  • Oleg Z.

    Start at the top floor and use the outside steps to walk down from floor to floor.

    Oleg Zhoglo · July 22
  • Rory P.

    Start at the top and traverse down via the outside stairwells. Great views, fewer crowds and artwork on the decks

    Rory Parness · July 21
  • Meredith B.

    Incredible collection in a huge new space. Start on the top floor and work your way down to more recent decades. Use the outdoor staircases for beautiful views along the way.

  • Rebecca R.

    I would advise to begin your your from the top to bottom. They are open late so don't worry about getting there early in the day. Go in a little bit later to enjoy the dawn.

    Rebecca Raia · July 18
  • Eugene B.

    Hack the system: walk down from the roof to the 7th floor to avoid queues 😀

    Eugene Bogorad · July 16
  • Jonathan D.

    Absolutely incredible, inside and out. The Manhattan views are amazing.

    Jonathan Dagle · July 16
  • jiresell

    On a summer day hang out on the terraces!

    jiresell · July 11
  • jiresell

    What a place! Spent the afternoon here after lunch at Gansevoort Market. The art here is very thought provoking!

    jiresell · July 11
  • Mayra

    Amazing space with great views! Wait for sunset ;) 'Pay what you wish' fridays 7:00 - 9.30pm

    Mayra · July 11
  • Richard B.

    Incredible place. You could literally spend all day there. Tip: gift shop is super pricey.

    Richard Barber · July 11
  • Janut S.

    Super nice view on the eight floor

    Janut Suchato · July 10
  • La Eren

    Ir por la tarde y salir a tomar algo en la terraza hace muy ligero el recorrido.

    La Eren · July 9
  • Nancerella

    Who doesn't like art~~~ it was awesome roaming around those floors of art

    Nancerella · July 9
  • Gabriel E.

    America Is Hard to See is an amazing exhibit!

    Gabriel Evans · July 8
  • timoni w.

    Ugh modern art suuuuucks why do we put up with this?

    timoni west · July 8
  • Alan x.

    Excelente edificio de Renzo Piano, las terrazas son perfectas para estar. Dedíquenle al menos 3 horas.

    Alan x el mundo · July 7
  • Kristen

    New location is bigger and better. Make sure to spend time in their outside space. Especially with the colorful chairs. Great views of lower Manhattan and the water

    Kristen · July 6
  • Pieter V.

    Hang out outside, you're right on top of the highline

    Pieter VDH · July 4
  • Ale B.

    Wonderful museum

    Ale Bertelli · June 23
  • Olivia F.

    Great views

    Olivia Fabbro · June 22
  • Netta K.

    Really easy to buy tickets online & avoid insane crowds.

    Netta Kivilis · June 20
  • Swen G.

    If you have some wine on the roof, be sure to try the meatloaf toast

    Swen Graham · June 17
  • Ayca A.

    Fresh clean amazing view

    Ayca Acun · June 16
  • Caroline H.

    SVA students + a guest can get in for free!


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