The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.
Library Safety Protocols
Please note that when you return Library items they will be quarantined for three days BEFORE being checked in. Masks must be worn by all patrons, visitors and staff at ALL TIMES while inside Library buildings. Thank you for your understanding. See our COVID-19 Policy for more information.