NEW YORK CITY, U.S.A. If you´re living in or travelling to New York City on a budget, here is how to make it to some of the City´s most famous museums without paying a dime!

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The MoMA offers free admission Friday nights from 4:00-8:00 pm.

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© MoMA

9/11 Memorial Museum

Free on Tuesdays from 5:00pm until closing hour.

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© 9/11 Memorial

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Free every Tuesday. On Saturdays, free admission from 10:00am – 12:00pm and on weekdays November – February.

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© Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Wave Hill

Free on Tuesdays and Saturdays 9:00am – 12:00pm.

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© Wave Hill

Bronx Zoo

Free on Wednesdays (“Pay what you wish” day).

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© Bronx Zoo

New York Botanical Garden

Free grounds access on Wednesdays (does not include entry to Conservatory or special exhibitions).

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© New York Botanical Garden

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Free Wednesdays 4:00pm – 8:00pm.

(© Museum of Jewish Heritage)

© Museum of Jewish Heritage

Staten Island Zoo

Free Wednesdays from 2:00pm – 4:45pm.

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© Staten Island Zoo

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

Free (“pay what you wish”) Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

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© MAD Museum

New Museum

Free (“pay what you wish”) Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

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© The New Museum

Museum of the Moving Image

Free on Fridays 4:00-8:00 pm.


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© Museum of the Moving Image

New York Aquarium

Free (“pay what you wish”) on Fridays 3:00pm – close (4:00pm – close during summer months).

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© New York Aquarium

New York Hall of Science

Free on Fridays (September – June) 2:00pm – 5:00pm and Sundays 10:00am – 11:00am.

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© New York Hall of Science

The New York Historical Society

Free (“pay what you wish”) on Fridays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

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© New York Historical Society

Rubin Museum of Art

Free on Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

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© Rubin Museum

The Jewish Museum

Free on Saturdays.

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© The Jewish Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Free (“pay what you wish”) 5:45pm – 7:45pm.

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© Guggenheim

Brooklyn Museum

Free admission on the first Saturday of every month (5:00pm – 11:00pm).

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© Brooklyn Museum

El Museo del Barrio

Free admission on the third Saturday of every month.

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© Museo del Barrio

Studio Museum in Harlem

Free on Sundays.

(© Studio Museum Harlem)

(© Studio Museum Harlem)

Frick Collection

Free (“pay what you wish”) on Sundays 11:00am – 1:00pm.

(© Frick Museum)

© Frick Collection