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Advanced Ticketing

We invite individuals and families to reserve a timed entry ticket prior to visiting the Queens Museum. You will be asked to present your ticket – digital or hard copy – to a Welcome Team Member upon arriving at the Museum.

Visit the Museum as a Group

Institutions, non-profits, schools, universities, and businesses who would like to visit the Queens Museum must make a reservation in advance. Groups are invited to request a guided tour led by trained Museum educators or book a self-guided visit to explore the Museum during opening hours.

 

Advanced reservations are required for all groups, including any third-party guided tours.

How to Get to the Museum

  • Mon

    Closed

  • Tue

    Closed

  • Wed

    12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Thur

    12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Fri

    12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Sat

    11:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Sun

    11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Queens Museum
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368

Subway

Please make sure to check the MTA website for the latest updates about changes to subway service. Please allot 15 minutes for the walk from either subway station to the Museum.

 

There are two entrances to the Museum, one facing the park and the other facing Grand Central Parkway.

 

 

From Mets-Willets Point (7 train)

 

Take #7 Train in the direction of Flushing, Queens. Your stop is Mets-Willets Point, the second to last stop on the 7 train. Mets-Willets Point is an ADA station. When you exit the train at Mets-Willets Point, you can walk down the boardwalk towards Flushing Meadows Corona Park. You will see a large circular space at the entrance into the park. Stay to the right and walk down a long path with trees, the tennis courts will be on your right side. You will notice a large globe called the Unisphere. The Museum is just past the Unisphere.

 

From 111th Street (7 train)

 

You can also get off at the 111th Street subway stop. Walk south towards 49th avenue and take a left into the Park. Follow the path, past the garden roundabout and over the highway. You will see the USTA National Tennis Center on your left. The Museum will be on your right.

Car

The Museum offers free parking but space is limited. We encourage the use of public transportation whenever possible.

 

From West and midtown Manhattan: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway. Use Exit 22B, Grand Central Parkway West. Exit the Grand Central Parkway at the first exit, Tennis Center (9P), turn right and follow signs to Museum.

 

From Brooklyn: via Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) to Long Island Expressway (LIE) Eastbound, to exit 22B Grand Central Parkway West. Exit the Grand Central Parkway at the first exit, Tennis Center (9P), turn right and follow signs to Museum.

 

From North and RFK Bridge: via Grand Central Parkway East, Take Exit 9E (Citi Field, BJK National Tennis Center). Stay in the right lane and exit at Northern Blvd, Citi Field exit. At light, turn right. Follow signs to Queens Museum (pass both Citi Field and the BJK National Tennis on left). Queens Museum will be on the left.

 

From East and Long Island: via Long Island Expressway (LIE) to Grand Central Parkway West. Exit the Grand Central at the first exit, Tennis Center (9P), turn right and follow signs to Museum.

Bus Reservations and Ride-sharing

Browse through various bus models and pricing by visiting our sponsored partner Shofur or call 1-800-436-8719. Other charter bus rental providers that can accommodate your group to and from the Queens Museum, include New York Charter Bus Company, National Charter Bus New YorkAlly Charter Bus New York City or GOGO Charters New York.

 

You can use any ride-sharing app to get to the Museum faster. This can cost anywhere between $7-10, depending on the app.

Know Before You Go

Masks

Masks are not required but are strongly encouraged.

Prohibited Items

Explosives, firearms, knives, weapons, and noxious gases or substances are not allowed in the Museum.

Café

The Café includes snack and beverage vending machines along with Farmer’s Fridge. The August Tree Museum Shop also carries an assortment of treats from locally sourced vendors.

Coat Check

Our Coat Check is closed to the public. We ask that you please leave any large bags (including luggage) at home.

We Strive to Be Accessible to All Visitors

The Queens Museum strives to be a cultural institution that is open, responsive, inclusive, and empathetic of all people. We are committed to providing outstanding experiences for all visitors. The Museum aims to ensure that our community’s diverse access needs are embedded in all stages of our creative and educational work.

Shop Local at the August Tree

Joining the Queens Museum from the Queens International Night Market, The August Tree offers items that are distinctly “Queens.” At prices for everyone, find unique gifts that connected to art and history, as well as contemporary urban life.

Listen to Our Gesso Audio Tours

Want to learn more about our current exhibitions and permanent collection? Listen to our Gesso audio tours while visiting our galleries, during your commute to the Museum, or from the comfort of your home.