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New York City Museum Free/Discount Days in May, 2017
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Tuesday May 2, 2017

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  

Wednesday May 3, 2017

Bronx Zoo*

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Tel: (718) 367-1010
Regular admission: Adults: $20.65, Seniors: $18.85, Children: $14.35, Wednesday is a suggested donation day.WINTER Total Experience - 10% discount onlineAdults: $22.95 Child:   $15.95 Seniors: $20.95  
Note:

Wednesday is a suggested donation day.

Thursday May 4, 2017

Brooklyn Children museum*

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 735-4400
Regular admission: Admission is $11.00 per person. Admission is free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.
Note:

Admission is Pay as You Wish every Thursday, 2pm to 6pm

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Pay As You Wish on Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Thursday Evenings 5pm – 8pm, Free admission for all visitors

Museum of Arts and Design*

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 299-7777
Regular admission: General: $16, Members: FREE, Students: $12, Seniors: $14, Children 18 and under (excluding groups): FREE, Group Rate (8 or more): $12, Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friday May 5, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art*

11 West 53 Street , New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 708-9400
Regular admission: Adults: $25, Seniors: $18, Students: $14, Children(16 and under): Free
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

UNIQLO Free Friday Nights—free for all visitors every Friday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Museum of the Moving Image*

36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Tel: (718) 777-6888
Regular admission: $12 adults (18+) $9 senior citizens (65+) $9 students with valid ID $6 children (3-12) Free for Museum members and children under 3
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (does not include film screenings)

Asia Society Museum*

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-6400
Regular admission: $12.00; $10.00 for seniors and $7.00 for students with ID; free for members and persons under 16.
Note:

Admission is free to all Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Frick Collection*

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-0700
Regular admission: Adult: $20Seniors (65 and over): $15Students (with valid identification): $10Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection
 Free during 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Note:

Museum admission and gallery programs will be free from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the first Friday evening of the month (except January). 

New York Historical Society*

170 Central Park Wes, New York, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 873-3400
Regular admission: Adults $20Seniors/Educators/Active Military $15Students $12Kids (5–13 years old) $6Kids 4 and under FREE
Note:

Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays

Saturday May 6, 2017

Whitney Museum of American Art*

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 570-3600
Regular admission: General admission: $22, Seniors/Students: $18, Ages 18 and under: FREE, Members: FREE.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish tickets are available at the admissions desk on Fridays, 7–9:30 pm. They may not be purchased in advance.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden*

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  
 Free during 10:00am - 12:00pm
Note:

Free at 10–12 noon. except festival dates.

Guggenheim Museum*

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Tel: (212) 423-3500
Regular admission: Adults $25 Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18 Children under 12 Free Members Free
Note:

Every Saturday, from 5:45–7:45 pm, visitors can pay what they wish for admission. Suggested admission is $10 and the last ticket is issued at 7:15 pm. A line forms at 5:15 pm.

Sunday May 7, 2017

The Frick Collection*

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-0700
Regular admission: Adult: $20Seniors (65 and over): $15Students (with valid identification): $10Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection
Note:

On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Bronx Zoo*

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Tel: (718) 367-1010
Regular admission: Adults: $20.65, Seniors: $18.85, Children: $14.35, Wednesday is a suggested donation day.WINTER Total Experience - 10% discount onlineAdults: $22.95 Child:   $15.95 Seniors: $20.95  
Note:

Wednesday is a suggested donation day.

Thursday May 11, 2017

Brooklyn Children museum*

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 735-4400
Regular admission: Admission is $11.00 per person. Admission is free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.
Note:

Admission is Pay as You Wish every Thursday, 2pm to 6pm

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Pay As You Wish on Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Thursday Evenings 5pm – 8pm, Free admission for all visitors

Museum of Arts and Design*

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 299-7777
Regular admission: General: $16, Members: FREE, Students: $12, Seniors: $14, Children 18 and under (excluding groups): FREE, Group Rate (8 or more): $12, Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friday May 12, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art*

11 West 53 Street , New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 708-9400
Regular admission: Adults: $25, Seniors: $18, Students: $14, Children(16 and under): Free
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

UNIQLO Free Friday Nights—free for all visitors every Friday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Museum of the Moving Image*

36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Tel: (718) 777-6888
Regular admission: $12 adults (18+) $9 senior citizens (65+) $9 students with valid ID $6 children (3-12) Free for Museum members and children under 3
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (does not include film screenings)

Asia Society Museum*

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-6400
Regular admission: $12.00; $10.00 for seniors and $7.00 for students with ID; free for members and persons under 16.
Note:

Admission is free to all Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

New York Historical Society*

170 Central Park Wes, New York, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 873-3400
Regular admission: Adults $20Seniors/Educators/Active Military $15Students $12Kids (5–13 years old) $6Kids 4 and under FREE
Note:

Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays

Saturday May 13, 2017

Whitney Museum of American Art*

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 570-3600
Regular admission: General admission: $22, Seniors/Students: $18, Ages 18 and under: FREE, Members: FREE.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish tickets are available at the admissions desk on Fridays, 7–9:30 pm. They may not be purchased in advance.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden*

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  
 Free during 10:00am - 12:00pm
Note:

Free at 10–12 noon. except festival dates.

Guggenheim Museum*

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Tel: (212) 423-3500
Regular admission: Adults $25 Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18 Children under 12 Free Members Free
Note:

Every Saturday, from 5:45–7:45 pm, visitors can pay what they wish for admission. Suggested admission is $10 and the last ticket is issued at 7:15 pm. A line forms at 5:15 pm.

Sunday May 14, 2017

The Frick Collection*

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-0700
Regular admission: Adult: $20Seniors (65 and over): $15Students (with valid identification): $10Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection
Note:

On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  

Wednesday May 17, 2017

Bronx Zoo*

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Tel: (718) 367-1010
Regular admission: Adults: $20.65, Seniors: $18.85, Children: $14.35, Wednesday is a suggested donation day.WINTER Total Experience - 10% discount onlineAdults: $22.95 Child:   $15.95 Seniors: $20.95  
Note:

Wednesday is a suggested donation day.

Thursday May 18, 2017

Brooklyn Children museum*

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 735-4400
Regular admission: Admission is $11.00 per person. Admission is free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.
Note:

Admission is Pay as You Wish every Thursday, 2pm to 6pm

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Pay As You Wish on Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Thursday Evenings 5pm – 8pm, Free admission for all visitors

Museum of Arts and Design*

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 299-7777
Regular admission: General: $16, Members: FREE, Students: $12, Seniors: $14, Children 18 and under (excluding groups): FREE, Group Rate (8 or more): $12, Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friday May 19, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art*

11 West 53 Street , New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 708-9400
Regular admission: Adults: $25, Seniors: $18, Students: $14, Children(16 and under): Free
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

UNIQLO Free Friday Nights—free for all visitors every Friday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Museum of the Moving Image*

36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Tel: (718) 777-6888
Regular admission: $12 adults (18+) $9 senior citizens (65+) $9 students with valid ID $6 children (3-12) Free for Museum members and children under 3
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (does not include film screenings)

Asia Society Museum*

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-6400
Regular admission: $12.00; $10.00 for seniors and $7.00 for students with ID; free for members and persons under 16.
Note:

Admission is free to all Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

New York Historical Society*

170 Central Park Wes, New York, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 873-3400
Regular admission: Adults $20Seniors/Educators/Active Military $15Students $12Kids (5–13 years old) $6Kids 4 and under FREE
Note:

Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays

Saturday May 20, 2017

Whitney Museum of American Art*

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 570-3600
Regular admission: General admission: $22, Seniors/Students: $18, Ages 18 and under: FREE, Members: FREE.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish tickets are available at the admissions desk on Fridays, 7–9:30 pm. They may not be purchased in advance.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden*

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  
 Free during 10:00am - 12:00pm
Note:

Free at 10–12 noon. except festival dates.

Guggenheim Museum*

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Tel: (212) 423-3500
Regular admission: Adults $25 Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18 Children under 12 Free Members Free
Note:

Every Saturday, from 5:45–7:45 pm, visitors can pay what they wish for admission. Suggested admission is $10 and the last ticket is issued at 7:15 pm. A line forms at 5:15 pm.

Sunday May 21, 2017

The Frick Collection*

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-0700
Regular admission: Adult: $20Seniors (65 and over): $15Students (with valid identification): $10Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection
Note:

On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  

Wednesday May 24, 2017

Bronx Zoo*

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Tel: (718) 367-1010
Regular admission: Adults: $20.65, Seniors: $18.85, Children: $14.35, Wednesday is a suggested donation day.WINTER Total Experience - 10% discount onlineAdults: $22.95 Child:   $15.95 Seniors: $20.95  
Note:

Wednesday is a suggested donation day.

Thursday May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Children museum*

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 735-4400
Regular admission: Admission is $11.00 per person. Admission is free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.
Note:

Admission is Pay as You Wish every Thursday, 2pm to 6pm

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Pay As You Wish on Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Children's Museum of the Arts*

182 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 274-0986
Regular admission: GENERAL ADMISSION : $11 WEE ARTS DROP- IN: $25 Per Family Pay as You Wish Thursday 4-6pm.
Note:

Thursday Evenings 5pm – 8pm, Free admission for all visitors

Museum of Arts and Design*

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 299-7777
Regular admission: General: $16, Members: FREE, Students: $12, Seniors: $14, Children 18 and under (excluding groups): FREE, Group Rate (8 or more): $12, Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friday May 26, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art*

11 West 53 Street , New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 708-9400
Regular admission: Adults: $25, Seniors: $18, Students: $14, Children(16 and under): Free
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

UNIQLO Free Friday Nights—free for all visitors every Friday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Museum of the Moving Image*

36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Tel: (718) 777-6888
Regular admission: $12 adults (18+) $9 senior citizens (65+) $9 students with valid ID $6 children (3-12) Free for Museum members and children under 3
 Free during 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Note:

Free admission to the galleries every Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (does not include film screenings)

Asia Society Museum*

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-6400
Regular admission: $12.00; $10.00 for seniors and $7.00 for students with ID; free for members and persons under 16.
Note:

Admission is free to all Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

New York Historical Society*

170 Central Park Wes, New York, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 873-3400
Regular admission: Adults $20Seniors/Educators/Active Military $15Students $12Kids (5–13 years old) $6Kids 4 and under FREE
Note:

Admission is pay-as-you-wish from 6-8 pm on Fridays

Saturday May 27, 2017

Whitney Museum of American Art*

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 570-3600
Regular admission: General admission: $22, Seniors/Students: $18, Ages 18 and under: FREE, Members: FREE.
Note:

Pay-What-You-Wish tickets are available at the admissions desk on Fridays, 7–9:30 pm. They may not be purchased in advance.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden*

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  
 Free during 10:00am - 12:00pm
Note:

Free at 10–12 noon. except festival dates.

Guggenheim Museum*

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Tel: (212) 423-3500
Regular admission: Adults $25 Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18 Children under 12 Free Members Free
Note:

Every Saturday, from 5:45–7:45 pm, visitors can pay what they wish for admission. Suggested admission is $10 and the last ticket is issued at 7:15 pm. A line forms at 5:15 pm.

Sunday May 28, 2017

The Frick Collection*

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-0700
Regular admission: Adult: $20Seniors (65 and over): $15Students (with valid identification): $10Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection
Note:

On Sundays, pay what you wish from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 30, 2017

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Tel: (718) 623-7200
Regular admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: $6, Seniors, Fridays year-round: FreeChildren: FreeStudents 12+ with valid IDs: $6Winter weekdays (December–February): Free  

Wednesday May 31, 2017

Bronx Zoo*

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460
Tel: (718) 367-1010
Regular admission: Adults: $20.65, Seniors: $18.85, Children: $14.35, Wednesday is a suggested donation day.WINTER Total Experience - 10% discount onlineAdults: $22.95 Child:   $15.95 Seniors: $20.95  
Note:

Wednesday is a suggested donation day.