The leading museum of modern art in the world, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) offers an exciting, educational and entertaining experience for guests of all ages to enjoy. The museum—located at 11 West 53rd Street—features a variety of exhibitions with paintings from modern art masters, daily film and video screenings, gallery discussions, and more.
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Is parking available?
The Museum does not have a parking garage. However, MoMA visitors and members receive discounted parking at nearby garages: The 1345 Garage, 101-41 W. 54 St. (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues) and The ICON Parking, 1330 Sixth Avenue (entrances at 94 W. 54 St. and 75 W. 53 St., between Fifth and Sixth Avenues). Parking is on a first-come first-served basis. Tickets must be validated at either the lobby information desk or the film desk. Parking fees vary per hour.
Are cameras allowed?
Still photography for personal use is permitted in collection galleries only. No flash, tripods, or camera extension poles allowed. Videotaping is permitted in the lobby only. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without permission from the Museum.
Do they offer a coat check?
The Museum's checkroom is currently closed. Scooters, skateboards, rolling bags, and all items over 11 × 17 × 5” [28 × 43 × 13 cm] are not permitted inside. All bags will be inspected upon arrival. Please wear backpacks on the front of your chest or carry them to the side.
What items are not allowed?
Any item that is larger than 14 x 22 x 9 inches (36 x 56 x 23 cm) will not be allowed. Food and drink cannot be brought into the Museum and may not be checked at the coat checks. The use of pens and markers is prohibited. Talking on cellular phones is not permitted in the Museum's galleries or theaters. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.
Are strollers allowed?
Baby strollers are permitted at all times, but are not permitted on escalators.
Is the museum wheelchair accessible?
All public areas of the Museum are wheelchair accessible. All entrances are wheelchair accessible. Entrances with power assist doors are located on Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth streets between Fifth and Sixth avenues.
Are wheelchairs available?
Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis and are located in the checkroom in the main lobby. Motorized wheelchairs are permitted.
Can we draw in the galleries?
Pens and other coloring utensils are not allowed in Museum galleries. Pencils are allowed, but adults are asked to carry them while walking in the galleries.
Are children admitted free?
Yes, kids ages 16 and under are admitted free.