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.
Pay-What-You-Wish admission allows us to remain accessible to all community members while supporting our exhibitions, collections, educational initiatives, and public programming. All contributions have a lasting impact on our ongoing work.
* a valid membership or ID card is required
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.
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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.
7 train service will be suspended between Queens and Manhattan from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday during several weekends in early 2024
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. 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.
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.
Browse through various bus models and pricing by visiting New York Charter Bus Company or call 917-388-9602. Other charter bus rental companies that can accommodate your group to and from the Museum, include National Charter Bus New York, Ally 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.
Masks are not required but are strongly encouraged.
Explosives, firearms, knives, weapons, and noxious gases or substances are not allowed in the Museum.
The Café includes snack and beverage vending machines. The August Tree Museum Shop also carries an assortment of treats from locally sourced vendors.
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 an open, inclusive, responsive, and empathetic space for all. Our staff is dedicated to providing a positive and enjoyable experience, and our Visitor Services team is ready to assist you as best as they can.
By entering the Queens Museum, you participate in creating an environment of mutual respect and care for other visitors as well as Museum staff. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination, harassment, bullying, or disrespectful conduct within our space.
If any visitor’s conduct does not follow these guidelines, the Museum reserves the right to refuse or revoke their admission.
To report harassing behavior you may have experienced or witnessed at the Queens Museum, please email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Explore the Queens Museum with our free Digital Guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app. Our guide includes exclusive multimedia perspectives from artists, curators, and more.
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.
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