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.
9/11 Memorial Museum
Free on Tuesdays from 5:00pm until closing hour.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Free every Tuesday. On Saturdays, free admission from 10:00am – 12:00pm and on weekdays November – February.
Free on Tuesdays and Saturdays 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Free on Wednesdays (“Pay what you wish” day).
New York Botanical Garden
Free grounds access on Wednesdays (does not include entry to Conservatory or special exhibitions).
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Free Wednesdays 4:00pm – 8:00pm.
Staten Island Zoo
Free Wednesdays from 2:00pm – 4:45pm.
Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)
Free (“pay what you wish”) Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
Free (“pay what you wish”) Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Museum of the Moving Image
Free on Fridays 4:00-8:00 pm.
New York Aquarium
Free (“pay what you wish”) on Fridays 3:00pm – close (4:00pm – close during summer months).
New York Hall of Science
Free on Fridays (September – June) 2:00pm – 5:00pm and Sundays 10:00am – 11:00am.
The New York Historical Society
Free (“pay what you wish”) on Fridays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Rubin Museum of Art
Free on Fridays 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
The Jewish Museum
Free on Saturdays.
Free (“pay what you wish”) 5:45pm – 7:45pm.
Free admission on the first Saturday of every month (5:00pm – 11:00pm).
El Museo del Barrio
Free admission on the third Saturday of every month.
Studio Museum in Harlem
Free on Sundays.
Free (“pay what you wish”) on Sundays 11:00am – 1:00pm.