The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Museum in The Midtown area

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The Museum of Modern Art seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, the past and the present, in an environment that is responsive to the issues of modern and contemporary art, while being accessible to a public that ranges from scholars to young children. The ultimate purpose of the Museum declared at its founding was to acquire the best modern works of art. While quality remains the primary criterion, the Museum acknowledges and pursues a broader educational purpose: to build a collection which is more than an assemblage of masterworks, which provides a uniquely comprehensive survey of the unfolding modern movement in all visual media.

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Has a shopNo parkingHas a restaurant/cafeHas a library/BookstoreAccessible to disabled persons

Opening hours

From 10:30 to 17:30
fridays closing at 20:00
Note:Member Early Hours: 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. daily. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Adults $25, Seniors $18, Students $14, Children and Members and on Friday 4pm–8pm Free. Film Admission as of September 1, 2011: $12 adults; $10 seniors, 65 years and over with I.D.; $8 full-time students with current I.D.


Address: 11 W 53rd St., New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-708-9400

Between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave. Subway: V/E to 53rd Street

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